United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  11518, Taro, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Colocasia esculenta
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.03   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.78   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 14%   Refuse Description:   Ends and skin
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup, sliced 104 g
Proximates Water g 70.64 8 4.580 73.47
Proximates Energy kcal 112 -- -- 116
Proximates Energy kJ 469 -- -- 488
Proximates Protein g 1.50 2 -- 1.56
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.20 2 -- 0.21
Proximates Ash g 1.20 -- -- 1.25
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 26.46 -- -- 27.52
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 4.1 -- -- 4.3
Proximates Sugars, total g 0.40 -- -- 0.42
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 43 2 -- 45
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 0.55 2 -- 0.57
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 33 3 6.000 34
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 84 2 -- 87
Minerals Potassium, K mg 591 5 47.000 615
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 11 8 3.000 11
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.23 -- -- 0.24
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.172 -- -- 0.179
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.383 -- -- 0.398
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.7 -- -- 0.7
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 4.5 2 -- 4.7
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.095 2 -- 0.099
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.025 2 -- 0.026
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.600 2 -- 0.624
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.303 -- -- 0.315
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.283 -- -- 0.294
Vitamins Folate, total µg 22 -- -- 23
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 22 -- -- 23
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 22 -- -- 23
Vitamins Choline, total mg 17.3 -- -- 18.0
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 4 -- -- 4
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 35 -- -- 36
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 20 -- -- 21
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 76 -- -- 79
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 2.38 -- -- 2.48
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 1.0 -- -- 1.0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.041 -- -- 0.043
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 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.035 -- -- 0.036
Lipids 18:0 g 0.006 -- -- 0.006
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.016 -- -- 0.017
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.016 -- -- 0.017
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.083 -- -- 0.086
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.058 -- -- 0.060
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.025 -- -- 0.026
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
Lipids Phytosterols mg 19 -- -- 20
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.023 8 -- 0.024
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.069 9 -- 0.072
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.054 9 -- 0.056
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.111 9 -- 0.115
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.067 11 -- 0.070
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.020 11 -- 0.021
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.032 4 -- 0.033
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.082 9 -- 0.085
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.055 9 -- 0.057
Amino Acids Valine g 0.082 9 -- 0.085
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.103 9 -- 0.107
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.034 9 -- 0.035
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.073 8 -- 0.076
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.192 8 -- 0.200
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.174 8 -- 0.181
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.074 8 -- 0.077
Amino Acids Proline g 0.060 8 -- 0.062
Amino Acids Serine g 0.092 8 -- 0.096
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0
Flavonols Quercetin 1 mg 2.9 3 0 3.0
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1636 TARO
  • C0240 ROOT, TUBER OR BULB, WITHOUT PEEL
  • 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