United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11203, Cress, garden, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Lepidium sativum
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 29%   Refuse Description:   Stems, crowns and spoiled leaves
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 50g

sprig 1g
Proximates Water g 89.40 -- -- 44.70 0.89
Proximates Energy kcal 32 -- -- 16 0
Proximates Energy kJ 134 -- -- 67 1
Proximates Protein g 2.60 -- -- 1.30 0.03
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.70 -- -- 0.35 0.01
Proximates Ash g 1.80 -- -- 0.90 0.02
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 5.50 -- -- 2.75 0.06
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 1.1 -- -- 0.6 0.0
Proximates Sugars, total g 4.40 -- -- 2.20 0.04
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 81 -- -- 40 1
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 1.30 -- -- 0.65 0.01
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 38 -- -- 19 0
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 76 -- -- 38 1
Minerals Potassium, K mg 606 -- -- 303 6
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 14 -- -- 7 0
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.23 -- -- 0.12 0.00
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.170 -- -- 0.085 0.002
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.553 -- -- 0.276 0.006
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.9 -- -- 0.4 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 69.0 -- -- 34.5 0.7
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.080 -- -- 0.040 0.001
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.260 -- -- 0.130 0.003
Vitamins Niacin mg 1.000 -- -- 0.500 0.010
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.242 -- -- 0.121 0.002
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.247 -- -- 0.124 0.002
Vitamins Folate, total µg 80 -- -- 40 1
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 80 -- -- 40 1
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 80 -- -- 40 1
Vitamins Choline, total mg 19.5 -- -- 9.8 0.2
Vitamins Betaine mg 0.2 -- -- 0.1 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 346 -- -- 173 3
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 4150 -- -- 2075 42
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 6917 -- -- 3458 69
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 12500 -- -- 6250 125
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.70 -- -- 0.35 0.01
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 541.9 -- -- 271.0 5.4
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.023 -- -- 0.012 0.000
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.016 -- -- 0.008 0.000
Lipids 18:0 g 0.007 -- -- 0.004 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.239 -- -- 0.120 0.002
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.087 -- -- 0.044 0.001
Lipids 20:1 g 0.061 -- -- 0.030 0.001
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.091 -- -- 0.046 0.001
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.228 -- -- 0.114 0.002
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.152 -- -- 0.076 0.002
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.076 -- -- 0.038 0.001
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Flavanones Hesperetin 1 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavones Apigenin 1 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavones Luteolin 1 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Isorhamnetin 1 mg 1.0 1 -- 0.5 0.0
Flavonols Kaempferol 1 mg 13.0 1 -- 6.5 0.1
Flavonols Quercetin 1 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Isoflavones Daidzein 2 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Genistein 2 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 2 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00