United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11667, Seaweed, spirulina, dried
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 174 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 112 g

tablespoon 7 g
Proximates Water g 8.14 2 -- 5.24 0.33
Proximates Energy kcal 505 -- -- 325 20
Proximates Energy kJ 2111 -- -- 1359 85
Proximates Protein g 100.00 2 -- 64.37 4.02
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 13.43 2 -- 8.65 0.54
Proximates Ash g 10.84 2 -- 6.98 0.44
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 41.59 -- -- 26.77 1.67
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 6.3 -- -- 4.0 0.3
Proximates Sugars, total g 5.39 -- -- 3.47 0.22
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 209 -- -- 134 8
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 49.59 2 -- 31.92 2.00
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 339 2 -- 218 14
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 205 -- -- 132 8
Minerals Potassium, K mg 2372 -- -- 1527 95
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 1824 -- -- 1174 73
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 3.48 -- -- 2.24 0.14
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 10.614 -- -- 6.832 0.427
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 3.306 -- -- 2.128 0.133
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 12.5 -- -- 8.1 0.5
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 17.6 -- -- 11.3 0.7
Vitamins Thiamin mg 4.141 -- -- 2.666 0.167
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 6.386 -- -- 4.110 0.257
Vitamins Niacin mg 22.307 -- -- 14.358 0.897
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 6.055 -- -- 3.898 0.244
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.633 -- -- 0.408 0.025
Vitamins Folate, total µg 164 -- -- 105 7
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 164 -- -- 105 7
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 164 -- -- 105 7
Vitamins Choline, total mg 114.8 -- -- 73.9 4.6
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 50 -- -- 32 2
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 595 -- -- 383 24
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 992 -- -- 638 40
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 8.70 -- -- 5.60 0.35
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 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) µg 44.4 -- -- 28.6 1.8
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 4.611 -- -- 2.968 0.185
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.131 -- -- 0.084 0.005
Lipids 16:0 g 4.343 -- -- 2.796 0.175
Lipids 18:0 g 0.134 -- -- 0.086 0.005
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 1.175 -- -- 0.756 0.047
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.571 -- -- 0.367 0.023
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.604 -- -- 0.389 0.024
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 3.619 -- -- 2.330 0.146
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 2.182 -- -- 1.404 0.088
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 1.432 -- -- 0.922 0.058
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 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 g 1.616 -- -- 1.040 0.065
Amino Acids Threonine g 5.168 -- -- 3.326 0.208
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 5.584 -- -- 3.594 0.225
Amino Acids Leucine g 8.608 -- -- 5.541 0.346
Amino Acids Lysine g 5.263 -- -- 3.388 0.212
Amino Acids Methionine g 1.999 -- -- 1.287 0.080
Amino Acids Cystine g 1.152 -- -- 0.741 0.046
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 4.832 -- -- 3.110 0.194
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 4.496 -- -- 2.894 0.181
Amino Acids Valine g 6.111 -- -- 3.933 0.246
Amino Acids Arginine g 7.216 -- -- 4.645 0.290
Amino Acids Histidine g 1.888 -- -- 1.215 0.076
Amino Acids Alanine g 7.856 -- -- 5.057 0.316
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 10.080 -- -- 6.488 0.406
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 14.592 -- -- 9.392 0.587
Amino Acids Glycine g 5.392 -- -- 3.471 0.217
Amino Acids Proline g 4.145 -- -- 2.668 0.167
Amino Acids Serine g 5.217 -- -- 3.358 0.210
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Isoflavones Formononetin mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Coumestrol mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B2039 SPIRULINA
  • C0247 PART OF ALGAE OR FUNGUS
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • 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