United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11151, Chicory, witloof, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Cichorium intybus
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 11%   Refuse Description:   Root base and core
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
head 53 g

cup 45 g
Proximates Water g 94.52 4 0.170 50.10 42.53
Proximates Energy kcal 17 -- -- 9 8
Proximates Energy kJ 71 -- -- 38 32
Proximates Protein g 0.90 4 0.090 0.48 0.41
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.10 2 -- 0.05 0.04
Proximates Ash g 0.47 4 0.020 0.25 0.21
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 4.00 -- -- 2.12 1.80
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 3.1 -- -- 1.6 1.4
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 19 4 1.000 10 9
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 0.24 4 0.010 0.13 0.11
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 10 4 0.000 5 4
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 26 4 1.000 14 12
Minerals Potassium, K mg 211 6 9.000 112 95
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 2 4 0.000 1 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.16 4 0.007 0.08 0.07
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.051 4 0.009 0.027 0.023
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.100 4 0.012 0.053 0.045
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.2 -- -- 0.1 0.1
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 2.8 4 0.200 1.5 1.3
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.062 4 0.008 0.033 0.028
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.027 3 0.003 0.014 0.012
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.160 4 0.006 0.085 0.072
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.145 4 0.023 0.077 0.065
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.042 4 0.002 0.022 0.019
Vitamins Folate, total µg 37 4 1.000 20 17
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 37 4 1.000 20 17
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 37 -- -- 20 17
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 1 4 0.000 1 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 29 4 7.000 15 13
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.024 -- -- 0.013 0.011
Lipids 14:0 g 0.001 -- -- 0.001 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.021 -- -- 0.011 0.009
Lipids 18:0 g 0.001 -- -- 0.001 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.002 -- -- 0.001 0.001
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.002 -- -- 0.001 0.001
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.044 -- -- 0.023 0.020
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.037 -- -- 0.020 0.017
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.006 -- -- 0.003 0.003
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.016 -- -- 0.008 0.007
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.025 -- -- 0.013 0.011
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.054 -- -- 0.029 0.024
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.039 -- -- 0.021 0.018
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.035 -- -- 0.019 0.016
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.005 -- -- 0.003 0.002
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.022 -- -- 0.012 0.010
Amino Acids Valine g 0.041 -- -- 0.022 0.018
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.066 -- -- 0.035 0.030
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.015 -- -- 0.008 0.007
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1552 CHICORY
  • C0200 LEAF
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0003 NO TREATMENT APPLIED
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION