United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  12013, Seeds, lotus seeds, dried
Food Group: Nut and Seed Products
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.07   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.47   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 5.3  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 32 g

oz (42 medium seeds) 28.35 g
Proximates Water g 14.16 2 -- 4.53 4.01
Proximates Energy kcal 332 -- -- 106 94
Proximates Energy kJ 1389 -- -- 444 394
Proximates Protein g 15.41 2 -- 4.93 4.37
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 1.97 2 -- 0.63 0.56
Proximates Ash g 3.99 2 -- 1.28 1.13
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 64.47 -- -- 20.63 18.28
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 163 2 -- 52 46
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 3.53 2 -- 1.13 1.00
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 210 1 -- 67 60
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 626 2 -- 200 177
Minerals Potassium, K mg 1368 1 -- 438 388
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 5 1 -- 2 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 1.05 -- -- 0.34 0.30
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.350 -- -- 0.112 0.099
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 2.318 -- -- 0.742 0.657
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.640 1 -- 0.205 0.181
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.150 1 -- 0.048 0.043
Vitamins Niacin mg 1.600 1 -- 0.512 0.454
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.851 -- -- 0.272 0.241
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.629 -- -- 0.201 0.178
Vitamins Folate, total µg 104 -- -- 33 29
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 104 -- -- 33 29
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 104 -- -- 33 29
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 3 1 -- 1 1
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 50 1 -- 16 14
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.330 -- -- 0.106 0.094
Lipids 14:0 g 0.004 -- -- 0.001 0.001
Lipids 16:0 g 0.288 -- -- 0.092 0.082
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.388 -- -- 0.124 0.110
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.230 -- -- 0.074 0.065
Lipids 20:1 g 0.043 -- -- 0.014 0.012
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.115 -- -- 0.037 0.033
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 1.166 -- -- 0.373 0.331
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 1.064 -- -- 0.340 0.302
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.102 -- -- 0.033 0.029
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.221 -- -- 0.071 0.063
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.747 -- -- 0.239 0.212
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.765 -- -- 0.245 0.217
Amino Acids Leucine g 1.215 -- -- 0.389 0.344
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.985 -- -- 0.315 0.279
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.267 -- -- 0.085 0.076
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.201 -- -- 0.064 0.057
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.767 -- -- 0.245 0.217
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.375 -- -- 0.120 0.106
Amino Acids Valine g 0.991 -- -- 0.317 0.281
Amino Acids Arginine g 1.262 -- -- 0.404 0.358
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.430 -- -- 0.138 0.122
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.892 -- -- 0.285 0.253
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 1.884 -- -- 0.603 0.534
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 3.570 -- -- 1.142 1.012
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.826 -- -- 0.264 0.234
Amino Acids Proline g 1.285 -- -- 0.411 0.364
Amino Acids Serine g 0.939 -- -- 0.300 0.266
Langual Code(s)

  • A0305 SEED OR SEED PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1282 1200 NUT AND SEED PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1216 LOTUS
  • C0114 SEED, SKIN UNDETERMINED, GERM REMOVED
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0001 EXTENT OF HEAT TREATMENT NOT KNOWN
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0138 WATER REMOVED
  • J0116 DEHYDRATED OR DRIED
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION