United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  11965, Cauliflower, green, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Brassica oleracea (Botrytis group)
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 39%   Refuse Description:   Leaf stalks, core and trimmings
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 64 g

floweret 25 g

head, large (6-7" dia) 511 g

head, medium (5-6" dia) 431 g

head, small (4" dia) 325 g
Proximates Water g 89.79 6 0.260 57.47 22.45 458.83 386.99 291.82
Proximates Energy kcal 31 -- -- 20 8 158 134 101
Proximates Energy kJ 130 -- -- 83 32 664 560 422
Proximates Protein g 2.95 6 0.080 1.89 0.74 15.07 12.71 9.59
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.30 6 0.040 0.19 0.07 1.53 1.29 0.97
Proximates Ash g 0.88 6 0.030 0.56 0.22 4.50 3.79 2.86
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 6.09 -- -- 3.90 1.52 31.12 26.25 19.79
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 3.2 6 -- 2.0 0.8 16.4 13.8 10.4
Proximates Sugars, total g 3.03 -- -- 1.94 0.76 15.48 13.06 9.85
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 33 6 1.000 21 8 169 142 107
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 0.73 6 0.050 0.47 0.18 3.73 3.15 2.37
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 20 6 0.000 13 5 102 86 65
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 62 6 1.000 40 16 317 267 202
Minerals Potassium, K mg 300 6 14.000 192 75 1533 1293 975
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 23 4 3.000 15 6 118 99 75
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.64 6 0.140 0.41 0.16 3.27 2.76 2.08
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.041 6 0.005 0.026 0.010 0.210 0.177 0.133
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.247 6 0.010 0.158 0.062 1.262 1.065 0.803
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.6 -- -- 0.4 0.1 3.1 2.6 1.9
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 88.1 6 9.300 56.4 22.0 450.2 379.7 286.3
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.080 6 0.006 0.051 0.020 0.409 0.345 0.260
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.102 6 0.005 0.065 0.025 0.521 0.440 0.331
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.734 6 0.079 0.470 0.184 3.751 3.164 2.385
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.696 6 0.101 0.445 0.174 3.557 3.000 2.262
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.222 6 0.016 0.142 0.056 1.134 0.957 0.722
Vitamins Folate, total µg 57 4 4.000 36 14 291 246 185
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 57 4 4.000 36 14 291 246 185
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 57 -- -- 36 14 291 246 185
Vitamins Choline, total mg 57.1 -- -- 36.5 14.3 291.8 246.1 185.6
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 8 -- -- 5 2 41 34 26
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 93 7 25.000 60 23 475 401 302
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 155 -- -- 99 39 792 668 504
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 42 -- -- 27 10 215 181 136
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.04 -- -- 0.03 0.01 0.20 0.17 0.13
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 20.2 -- -- 12.9 5.0 103.2 87.1 65.7
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.047 -- -- 0.030 0.012 0.240 0.203 0.153
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.038 2 -- 0.024 0.009 0.194 0.164 0.123
Lipids 18:0 g 0.004 2 -- 0.003 0.001 0.020 0.017 0.013
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.028 -- -- 0.018 0.007 0.143 0.121 0.091
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.004 2 -- 0.003 0.001 0.020 0.017 0.013
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.023 2 -- 0.015 0.006 0.118 0.099 0.075
Lipids 20:1 g 0.001 2 -- 0.001 0.000 0.005 0.004 0.003
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.001 2 -- 0.001 0.000 0.005 0.004 0.003
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.133 -- -- 0.085 0.033 0.680 0.573 0.432
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.029 2 -- 0.019 0.007 0.148 0.125 0.094
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.104 2 -- 0.067 0.026 0.531 0.448 0.338
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.039 -- -- 0.025 0.010 0.199 0.168 0.127
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.107 -- -- 0.068 0.027 0.547 0.461 0.348
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.112 -- -- 0.072 0.028 0.572 0.483 0.364
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.172 -- -- 0.110 0.043 0.879 0.741 0.559
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.158 -- -- 0.101 0.040 0.807 0.681 0.514
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.042 -- -- 0.027 0.011 0.215 0.181 0.137
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.034 -- -- 0.022 0.009 0.174 0.147 0.111
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.105 -- -- 0.067 0.026 0.537 0.453 0.341
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.064 -- -- 0.041 0.016 0.327 0.276 0.208
Amino Acids Valine g 0.148 -- -- 0.095 0.037 0.756 0.638 0.481
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.142 -- -- 0.091 0.035 0.726 0.612 0.461
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.059 -- -- 0.038 0.015 0.301 0.254 0.192
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.156 -- -- 0.100 0.039 0.797 0.672 0.507
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.345 -- -- 0.221 0.086 1.763 1.487 1.121
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.393 -- -- 0.252 0.098 2.008 1.694 1.277
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.095 -- -- 0.061 0.024 0.485 0.409 0.309
Amino Acids Proline g 0.127 -- -- 0.081 0.032 0.649 0.547 0.413
Amino Acids Serine g 0.154 -- -- 0.099 0.038 0.787 0.664 0.500
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B2600 BROCCOFLOWER
  • C0237 FLORET OR FLOWER
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0003 NO TREATMENT APPLIED
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0001 PACKING MEDIUM NOT KNOWN
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION
  • R0001 GEOGRAPHIC PLACE OR REGION NOT KNOWN