United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11510, Sweet potato, cooked, boiled, without skin
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Common Name: Sweetpotato
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.03   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.78   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup, mashed 328 g

medium 151 g
Proximates Water 1 g 80.13 4 2.200 262.83 121.00
Proximates Energy kcal 76 -- -- 249 115
Proximates Energy kJ 320 -- -- 1050 483
Proximates Protein 1 g 1.37 4 0.090 4.49 2.07
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1 g 0.14 4 0.050 0.46 0.21
Proximates Ash 1 g 0.63 4 0.040 2.07 0.95
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 17.72 -- -- 58.12 26.76
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 1 g 2.5 4 0.100 8.2 3.8
Proximates Sugars, total g 5.74 -- -- 18.83 8.67
Proximates Sucrose 1 g 1.43 4 0.110 4.69 2.16
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1 g 0.54 4 0.180 1.77 0.82
Proximates Fructose 1 g 0.43 4 0.140 1.41 0.65
Proximates Lactose 1 g 0.00 4 0.000 0.00 0.00
Proximates Maltose 1 g 3.34 4 0.790 10.96 5.04
Proximates Galactose g 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Proximates Starch 1 g 5.22 4 1.610 17.12 7.88
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1 mg 27 4 6.000 89 41
Minerals Iron, Fe 1 mg 0.72 4 0.060 2.36 1.09
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1 mg 18 4 2.000 59 27
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1 mg 32 4 5.000 105 48
Minerals Potassium, K 1 mg 230 4 25.000 754 347
Minerals Sodium, Na 1 mg 27 4 5.000 89 41
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1 mg 0.20 4 0.005 0.66 0.30
Minerals Copper, Cu 1 mg 0.094 4 0.011 0.308 0.142
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1 mg 0.266 4 0.064 0.872 0.402
Minerals Selenium, Se 1 µg 0.2 2 -- 0.7 0.3
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1 mg 12.8 4 3.000 42.0 19.3
Vitamins Thiamin 1 mg 0.056 4 0.004 0.184 0.085
Vitamins Riboflavin 1 mg 0.047 4 0.004 0.154 0.071
Vitamins Niacin 1 mg 0.538 4 0.036 1.765 0.812
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1 mg 0.581 4 0.028 1.906 0.877
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 0.165 4 0.025 0.541 0.249
Vitamins Folate, total 1 µg 6 4 2.000 20 9
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 6 4 2.000 20 9
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 6 -- -- 20 9
Vitamins Choline, total mg 10.8 -- -- 35.4 16.3
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 787 -- -- 2581 1188
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 2, 3, 4, 5 µg 9444 10 804.000 30976 14260
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 5 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 5 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 15740 -- -- 51627 23767
Vitamins Lycopene 5 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 5 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg 0.94 2 -- 3.08 1.42
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 1 mg 0.01 2 -- 0.03 0.02
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, alpha 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, beta 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, gamma 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, delta 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 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) 1 µg 2.1 2 -- 6.9 3.2
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.031 -- -- 0.102 0.047
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 15:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 1 g 0.031 2 -- 0.102 0.047
Lipids 17:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 24:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:1 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 15:1 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 17:1 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:1 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.061 -- -- 0.200 0.092
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 1 g 0.061 2 -- 0.200 0.092
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:4 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:2 n-6 c,c 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan 1 g 0.028 -- -- 0.092 0.042
Amino Acids Threonine 1 g 0.073 -- -- 0.239 0.110
Amino Acids Isoleucine 1 g 0.048 -- -- 0.157 0.072
Amino Acids Leucine 1 g 0.081 -- -- 0.266 0.122
Amino Acids Lysine 1 g 0.058 -- -- 0.190 0.088
Amino Acids Methionine 1 g 0.025 -- -- 0.082 0.038
Amino Acids Cystine 1 g 0.019 -- -- 0.062 0.029
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 1 g 0.078 -- -- 0.256 0.118
Amino Acids Tyrosine 1 g 0.030 -- -- 0.098 0.045
Amino Acids Valine 1 g 0.075 -- -- 0.246 0.113
Amino Acids Arginine 1 g 0.048 -- -- 0.157 0.072
Amino Acids Histidine 1 g 0.027 -- -- 0.089 0.041
Amino Acids Alanine 1 g 0.067 -- -- 0.220 0.101
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 1 g 0.335 -- -- 1.099 0.506
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 1 g 0.135 -- -- 0.443 0.204
Amino Acids Glycine 1 g 0.055 -- -- 0.180 0.083
Amino Acids Proline 1 g 0.046 -- -- 0.151 0.069
Amino Acids Serine 1 g 0.077 -- -- 0.253 0.116
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Flavonols Isorhamnetin 6 mg 0.0 3 0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Kaempferol 6 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Myricetin 6 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Quercetin 6 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0
Isoflavones Daidzein 8, 9 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Genistein 8, 9 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Glycitein 9 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 8, 9 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Formononetin mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Coumestrol mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin dimers 7 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 7 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 7 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 7 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 7 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0

Sources of Data

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Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1106 SWEET POTATO
  • C0240 ROOT, TUBER OR BULB, WITHOUT PEEL
  • E0151 SOLID
  • F0014 FULLY HEAT-TREATED
  • G0015 BOILED AND DRAINED
  • H0001 TREATMENT APPLIED NOT KNOWN
  • 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
  • P0078 NO SALT ADDED CLAIM OR USE