United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Statistics Report:  11253, Lettuce, green leaf, raw
heading Nutrient Unit Value (100g) Data Points Std. Error Min Max df LB UB # Studies Source NDB Ref Last Modified
Proximates Water 1, 2, 3 g 94.98 14 0.140 94.28 95.97 8.0 94.66 95.3 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Proximates Energy kcal 15 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 09/01/2010
Proximates Energy kJ 62 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 09/01/2010
Proximates Protein 1, 2 g 1.36 8 0.050 1.11 1.64 5.0 1.21 1.51 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1, 2 g 0.15 8 0.010 0.1 0.2 5.0 0.11 0.19 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Proximates Ash 1, 2 g 0.62 8 0.040 0.47 0.8 5.0 0.51 0.73 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 2.87 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 06/01/2010
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 1 g 1.3 4 0.019 1.2 1.3 3.0 1.2 1.3 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Proximates Sugars, total 1 g 0.78 4 0.040 0.69 0.88 3.0 0.65 0.91 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Proximates Sucrose 1 g 0.00 4 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1 g 0.36 4 0.020 0.32 0.43 3.0 0.27 0.43 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Proximates Fructose 1 g 0.43 4 0.020 0.34 0.46 3.0 0.33 0.51 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Proximates Lactose 1 g 0.00 4 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Proximates Maltose 1 g 0.00 4 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Proximates Galactose 1 g 0.00 4 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Proximates Starch 1 g 0.00 4 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1, 2 mg 36 8 2.000 22 45 4.0 29.0 41.0 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Minerals Iron, Fe 1, 2 mg 0.86 8 0.110 0.31 1.89 4.0 0.52 1.19 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1, 2 mg 13 8 1.000 6 17 4.0 9.0 16.0 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1, 2 mg 29 8 2.000 17 36 4.0 22.0 35.0 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Minerals Potassium, K 1, 2 mg 194 8 10.000 116 263 6.0 168.0 220.0 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Minerals Sodium, Na 1, 2 mg 28 8 4.000 8 48 4.0 13.0 41.0 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1, 2 mg 0.18 8 0.010 0.12 0.23 6.0 0.15 0.21 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Minerals Copper, Cu 1, 2 mg 0.029 8 0.004 0.02 0.04 5.0 0.018 0.04 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1, 2 mg 0.250 8 0.024 0.14 0.33 6.0 0.192 0.309 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Minerals Selenium, Se 1, 2 µg 0.6 8 0.100 0.2 1.4 4.0 0.2 1.0 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1, 3 mg 9.2 8 0.500 7 12.9 5.0 7.8 10.4 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Vitamins Thiamin 1, 2 mg 0.070 8 0.003 0.06 0.08 5.0 0.062 0.078 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Vitamins Riboflavin 1, 2 mg 0.080 8 0.003 0.07 0.1 5.0 0.072 0.088 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Vitamins Niacin 1, 2 mg 0.375 8 0.031 0.3 0.56 3.0 0.281 0.47 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1, 2 mg 0.134 8 0.005 0.11 0.15 4.0 0.12 0.149 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1, 2 mg 0.090 8 0.016 0.06 0.2 3.0 0.04 0.14 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Vitamins Folate, total 1, 2 µg 38 8 2.000 29 53 3.0 31.0 44.0 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 01/01/2001
Vitamins Folate, food µg 38 8 2.000 29 53 3.0 31.0 44.0 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 38 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 06/01/2010
Vitamins Choline, total mg 13.6 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 11257 06/01/2010
Vitamins Betaine mg 0.2 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 11257 06/01/2010
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 08/01/1984
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 09/01/2004
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 370 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 06/01/2002
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1, 2 µg 4443 6 418.000 3,317 6,255 3.0 3112.0 5773.0 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1, 2 µg 0 6 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 1, 2 µg 0 6 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 7405 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Vitamins Lycopene 1, 2 µg 0 6 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 2 µg 1730 2 -- 1,593 1,867 1.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2002
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1, 2 mg 0.22 8 0.010 0.09 0.33 6.0 0.17 0.26 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 09/01/2004
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 1, 2 mg 0.00 8 0.000 0 0.01 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 1, 2 mg 0.41 8 0.020 0.33 0.57 5.0 0.34 0.48 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 1, 2 mg 0.02 8 0.003 0 0.03 4.0 0.01 0.02 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Vitamins Tocotrienol, alpha 1, 2 mg 0.00 8 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Vitamins Tocotrienol, beta 1, 2 mg 0.00 8 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Vitamins Tocotrienol, gamma 1, 2 mg 0.00 8 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Vitamins Tocotrienol, delta 1, 2 mg 0.00 8 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 11/01/2008
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 02/01/2009
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 1, 2 µg 126.3 8 4.700 110.9 153.7 5.0 113.8 138.7 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.020 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 06/01/2010
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Lipids 14:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Lipids 16:0 g 0.018 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Lipids 18:0 g 0.002 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.006 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 06/01/2010
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.002 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.005 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.082 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 06/01/2010
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.024 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.058 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 06/01/2010
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 01/01/2017
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 08/01/1984
Lipids Phytosterols mg 38 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.009 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.059 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.084 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.079 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.084 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.016 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.016 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.055 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.032 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Amino Acids Valine g 0.070 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.071 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.022 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.056 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.142 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.182 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.057 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Amino Acids Proline g 0.048 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Amino Acids Serine g 0.039 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1984
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 12/01/2006
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 12/01/2002
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 12/01/2002
Anthocyanidins Cyanidin 4, 5, 6 mg 0.0 24 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Anthocyanidins Petunidin 6 mg 0.0 8 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Anthocyanidins Delphinidin 6 mg 0.0 8 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Anthocyanidins Malvidin 6 mg 0.0 8 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Anthocyanidins Pelargonidin 6 mg 0.0 8 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Anthocyanidins Peonidin 6 mg 0.0 8 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Catechin 6 mg 0.0 2 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 6 mg 0.0 2 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 6 mg 0.0 2 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 3-gallate 6 mg 0.0 2 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 3-gallate 6 mg 0.0 2 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Gallocatechin 6 mg 0.0 2 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavanones Hesperetin 6 mg 0.0 2 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavanones Naringenin 6 mg 0.0 2 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavones Apigenin 4, 6, 7, 8, 9 mg 0.1 18 0.13 0 2.3 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavones Luteolin 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10 mg 0.3 23 0.04 0 1 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavonols Kaempferol 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 mg 0.0 17 0.01 0 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavonols Myricetin 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13 mg 0.1 13 0.07 0 0.9 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavonols Quercetin 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 mg 4.2 43 0.69 0.04 20.6 -- -- -- -- -- --
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin dimers 15 mg 0.0 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 15 mg 0.0 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 15 mg 0.0 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 15 mg 0.0 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 15 mg 0.0 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --

Sources of Data

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