United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11167, Corn, sweet, yellow, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Zea mays
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 64%   Refuse Description:   35% husk, silk, trimmings; 29% cob
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 145 g

ear, large (7-3/4" to 9" long) yields 143 g

ear, medium (6-3/4" to 7-1/2" long) yields 102 g

ear, small (5-1/2" to 6-1/2" long) 73 g
Proximates Water 1 g 76.05 103 0.860 110.27 108.75 77.57 55.52
Proximates Energy kcal 86 -- -- 125 123 88 63
Proximates Energy kJ 360 -- -- 522 515 367 263
Proximates Protein 1 g 3.27 8 0.180 4.74 4.68 3.34 2.39
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1 g 1.35 8 0.110 1.96 1.93 1.38 0.99
Proximates Ash 1 g 0.62 47 0.040 0.90 0.89 0.63 0.45
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 18.70 -- -- 27.11 26.74 19.07 13.65
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 1 g 2.0 2 -- 2.9 2.9 2.0 1.5
Proximates Sugars, total 1 g 6.26 2 -- 9.08 8.95 6.39 4.57
Proximates Sucrose 1 g 0.89 2 -- 1.29 1.27 0.91 0.65
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1 g 3.43 2 -- 4.97 4.90 3.50 2.50
Proximates Fructose 1 g 1.94 2 -- 2.81 2.77 1.98 1.42
Proximates Lactose 1 g 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Maltose 1 g 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Galactose 1 g 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Starch 1 g 5.70 2 -- 8.27 8.15 5.81 4.16
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1 mg 2 53 0.000 3 3 2 1
Minerals Iron, Fe 1 mg 0.52 93 0.020 0.75 0.74 0.53 0.38
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1 mg 37 89 1.000 54 53 38 27
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1 mg 89 79 3.000 129 127 91 65
Minerals Potassium, K 1 mg 270 92 5.000 392 386 275 197
Minerals Sodium, Na 1 mg 15 92 2.000 22 21 15 11
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1 mg 0.46 58 0.040 0.67 0.66 0.47 0.34
Minerals Copper, Cu 1 mg 0.054 103 0.005 0.078 0.077 0.055 0.039
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1 mg 0.163 92 0.014 0.236 0.233 0.166 0.119
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.6 269 0.001 0.9 0.9 0.6 0.4
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 6.8 7 0.500 9.9 9.7 6.9 5.0
Vitamins Thiamin 1 mg 0.155 2 -- 0.225 0.222 0.158 0.113
Vitamins Riboflavin 1 mg 0.055 2 -- 0.080 0.079 0.056 0.040
Vitamins Niacin 1 mg 1.770 2 -- 2.566 2.531 1.805 1.292
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1 mg 0.717 7 0.051 1.040 1.025 0.731 0.523
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 0.093 7 0.008 0.135 0.133 0.095 0.068
Vitamins Folate, total 1 µg 42 7 3.000 61 60 43 31
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 42 7 3.000 61 60 43 31
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 42 -- -- 61 60 43 31
Vitamins Choline, total mg 23.0 -- -- 33.4 32.9 23.5 16.8
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 9 -- -- 13 13 9 7
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 47 -- -- 68 67 48 34
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 16 -- -- 23 23 16 12
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 115 -- -- 167 164 117 84
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 187 -- -- 271 267 191 137
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 644 -- -- 934 921 657 470
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.07 -- -- 0.10 0.10 0.07 0.05
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma mg 0.15 -- -- 0.22 0.21 0.15 0.11
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 0.3 -- -- 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.2
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.325 -- -- 0.471 0.465 0.331 0.237
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 1 g 0.003 1 -- 0.004 0.004 0.003 0.002
Lipids 12:0 1 g 0.001 1 -- 0.001 0.001 0.001 0.001
Lipids 14:0 1 g 0.001 1 -- 0.001 0.001 0.001 0.001
Lipids 15:0 1 g 0.001 1 -- 0.001 0.001 0.001 0.001
Lipids 16:0 1 g 0.262 1 -- 0.380 0.375 0.267 0.191
Lipids 17:0 1 g 0.001 1 -- 0.001 0.001 0.001 0.001
Lipids 18:0 1 g 0.045 1 -- 0.065 0.064 0.046 0.033
Lipids 20:0 1 g 0.007 1 -- 0.010 0.010 0.007 0.005
Lipids 24:0 1 g 0.003 1 -- 0.004 0.004 0.003 0.002
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.432 -- -- 0.626 0.618 0.441 0.315
Lipids 14:1 1 g 0.002 1 -- 0.003 0.003 0.002 0.001
Lipids 15:1 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.004 -- -- 0.006 0.006 0.004 0.003
Lipids 16:1 c 1 g 0.004 1 -- 0.006 0.006 0.004 0.003
Lipids 16:1 t 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 17:1 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.419 -- -- 0.608 0.599 0.427 0.306
Lipids 18:1 c 1 g 0.416 1 -- 0.603 0.595 0.424 0.304
Lipids 18:1 t 1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:1 1 g 0.006 1 -- 0.009 0.009 0.006 0.004
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 c 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 t 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 24:1 c 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.487 -- -- 0.706 0.696 0.497 0.356
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.472 -- -- 0.684 0.675 0.481 0.345
Lipids 18:2 n-6 c,c 1 g 0.468 1 -- 0.679 0.669 0.477 0.342
Lipids 18:2 CLAs 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:2 t not further defined 1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.014 -- -- 0.020 0.020 0.014 0.010
Lipids 18:3 n-3 c,c,c (ALA) 1 g 0.014 1 -- 0.020 0.020 0.014 0.010
Lipids 18:3 n-6 c,c,c 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:4 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:2 n-6 c,c 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:3 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:3 n-6 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated 1 g 0.001 1 -- 0.001 0.001 0.001 0.001
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:4 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans-monoenoic g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.023 17 -- 0.033 0.033 0.023 0.017
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.129 21 -- 0.187 0.184 0.132 0.094
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.129 21 -- 0.187 0.184 0.132 0.094
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.348 21 -- 0.505 0.498 0.355 0.254
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.137 21 -- 0.199 0.196 0.140 0.100
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.067 21 -- 0.097 0.096 0.068 0.049
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.026 3 -- 0.038 0.037 0.027 0.019
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.150 21 -- 0.217 0.214 0.153 0.109
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.123 5 -- 0.178 0.176 0.125 0.090
Amino Acids Valine g 0.185 21 -- 0.268 0.265 0.189 0.135
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.131 21 -- 0.190 0.187 0.134 0.096
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.089 21 -- 0.129 0.127 0.091 0.065
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.295 5 -- 0.428 0.422 0.301 0.215
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.244 5 -- 0.354 0.349 0.249 0.178
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.636 5 -- 0.922 0.909 0.649 0.464
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.127 5 -- 0.184 0.182 0.130 0.093
Amino Acids Proline g 0.292 5 -- 0.423 0.418 0.298 0.213
Amino Acids Serine g 0.153 5 -- 0.222 0.219 0.156 0.112
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Catechin 2 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 2 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 2 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 3-gallate 2 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 3-gallate 2 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Gallocatechin 2 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Isoflavones Daidzein 4, 5 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Genistein 4, 5 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 4, 5 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin dimers 3 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 3 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 3 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 3 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 3 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Sources of Data

1Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Anlaysis Program Wave 12h , 2008  Beltsville MD  
2Arts, I. C. W., van de Putte, B., and Hollman, P. C. H.  Catechin content of foods commonly consumed in the Netherlands. 1. Fruits, vegetables, staple foods and processed foods. , 2000 J. Agric. Food Chem. 48   pp.1746-1751
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5Liggins, J., Bluck, L. J. C., Runswick, C., Atkinson, C., Coward, W. A., and Bingham, S. A.  Daidzein and genistein content of vegetables. , 2000 Brit. J. Nutr. 84   pp.717-725
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1380 VEGETABLE CORN
  • C0133 SEED, SKIN PRESENT, GERM PRESENT
  • 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