United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  11613, Borage, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Borago officinalis
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 20%   Refuse Description:   Tough leaves and stems
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup (1" pieces) 89 g
Proximates Water g 93.00 1 -- 82.77
Proximates Energy kcal 21 -- -- 19
Proximates Energy kJ 88 -- -- 78
Proximates Protein g 1.80 1 -- 1.60
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.70 1 -- 0.62
Proximates Ash g 1.44 -- -- 1.28
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 3.06 -- -- 2.72
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 93 1 -- 83
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 3.30 1 -- 2.94
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 52 1 -- 46
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 53 1 -- 47
Minerals Potassium, K mg 470 1 -- 418
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 80 1 -- 71
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.20 -- -- 0.18
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.130 -- -- 0.116
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.349 -- -- 0.311
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.9 -- -- 0.8
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 35.0 1 -- 31.1
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.060 1 -- 0.053
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.150 1 -- 0.134
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.900 1 -- 0.801
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.041 -- -- 0.036
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.084 -- -- 0.075
Vitamins Folate, total µg 13 -- -- 12
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 13 -- -- 12
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 13 -- -- 12
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 210 1 -- 187
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 4200 1 -- 3738
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.170 -- -- 0.151
Lipids 16:0 g 0.060 -- -- 0.053
Lipids 18:0 g 0.021 -- -- 0.019
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.211 -- -- 0.188
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.191 -- -- 0.170
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.020 -- -- 0.018
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.109 -- -- 0.097
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.109 -- -- 0.097
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1735 BORAGE
  • 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