United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11207, Dandelion greens, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Taraxacum officinale
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup, chopped 55 g
Proximates Water g 85.60 -- -- 47.08
Proximates Energy kcal 45 -- -- 25
Proximates Energy kJ 188 -- -- 103
Proximates Protein g 2.70 -- -- 1.49
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.70 -- -- 0.39
Proximates Ash g 1.80 -- -- 0.99
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 9.20 -- -- 5.06
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 3.5 -- -- 1.9
Proximates Sugars, total g 0.71 -- -- 0.39
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 187 -- -- 103
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 3.10 -- -- 1.71
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 36 -- -- 20
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 66 -- -- 36
Minerals Potassium, K mg 397 -- -- 218
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 76 -- -- 42
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.41 -- -- 0.23
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.171 -- -- 0.094
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.342 -- -- 0.188
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.5 -- -- 0.3
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 35.0 -- -- 19.2
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.190 -- -- 0.104
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.260 -- -- 0.143
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.806 -- -- 0.443
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.084 -- -- 0.046
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.251 -- -- 0.138
Vitamins Folate, total µg 27 -- -- 15
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 27 -- -- 15
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 27 -- -- 15
Vitamins Choline, total mg 35.3 -- -- 19.4
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 508 -- -- 279
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 5854 -- -- 3220
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 363 -- -- 200
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 121 -- -- 67
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 10161 -- -- 5589
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 13610 -- -- 7486
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 3.44 -- -- 1.89
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 778.4 -- -- 428.1
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.170 -- -- 0.094
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.009 -- -- 0.005
Lipids 16:0 g 0.145 -- -- 0.080
Lipids 18:0 g 0.007 -- -- 0.004
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.014 -- -- 0.008
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.014 -- -- 0.008
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.306 -- -- 0.168
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.261 -- -- 0.144
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.044 -- -- 0.024
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0