United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Statistics Report:  12023, Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried
heading Nutrient Unit Value (100g) Data Points Std. Error Min Max df LB UB # Studies Source NDB Ref Last Modified
Proximates Water g 4.69 65 0.180 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Proximates Energy kcal 573 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 09/01/1984
Proximates Energy kJ 2397 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 03/01/2009
Proximates Protein g 17.73 61 0.250 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 49.67 58 0.500 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Proximates Ash g 4.45 59 0.150 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 23.45 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 09/01/1984
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 11.8 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Proximates Sugars, total 1 g 0.30 3 0.006 0.29 0.31 2.0 0.27 0.32 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 02/01/2003
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 975 21 102.000 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 14.55 16 1.580 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 351 3 23.000 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 629 20 23.000 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Minerals Potassium, K mg 468 4 34.000 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 11 3 6.000 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 7.75 4 0.530 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 4.082 4 1.277 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 2.460 3 0.723 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Minerals Selenium, Se 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 µg 34.4 16 6.100 15.6 97.5 2.0 11.6 57.1 5 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2009
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.0 4 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.791 8 0.084 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.247 10 0.034 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Vitamins Niacin mg 4.515 10 0.227 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.050 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.790 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Vitamins Folate, total µg 97 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 01/01/2001
Vitamins Folate, food µg 97 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2009
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 97 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 03/01/2009
Vitamins Choline, total mg 25.6 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12201 12/01/2006
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 09/01/1984
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 09/01/2004
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 03/01/2009
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 06/01/2002
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 5 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/2003
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 02/01/2003
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 02/01/2003
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 9 8 6.000 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 02/01/2003
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 02/01/2003
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.25 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/2003
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 09/01/2004
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 03/01/2009
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 03/01/2009
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 0.0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 12201 02/01/2003
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 6.957 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 14:0 g 0.124 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Lipids 16:0 g 4.441 761 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Lipids 18:0 g 2.090 761 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 18.759 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.149 17 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 18.521 761 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Lipids 20:1 g 0.070 9 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 02/01/1995
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 21.773 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 21.375 761 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.376 25 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 02/01/1995
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 09/01/1984
Lipids Phytosterols mg 714 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.388 13 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.736 19 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.763 19 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Amino Acids Leucine g 1.358 19 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.569 19 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.586 19 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.358 10 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.940 19 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.743 14 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Amino Acids Valine g 0.990 19 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Amino Acids Arginine g 2.630 18 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.522 18 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.927 13 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 1.646 13 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 3.955 13 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Amino Acids Glycine g 1.215 13 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Amino Acids Proline g 0.810 13 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Amino Acids Serine g 0.967 13 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/1984
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 04/01/1985
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 02/01/2003
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 02/01/2003
Isoflavones Daidzein 7, 8 mg 0.00 2 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Genistein 7, 8 mg 0.00 2 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Glycitein 8 mg 0.00 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 7, 8 mg 0.01 2 -- 0.01 0.01 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Formononetin mg 0.00 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Coumestrol mg 0.00 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --

Sources of Data

1Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA Variability of the sugar content of foods , 1989  Beltsville MD  
2P.P. Sirichakwal, P. Puwastien, J. Polngam, R. Kongkachuichai Selenium content of Thai foods , 2005 J Food Comp Anal 18   pp.47-59
3R. Abdulah, K. Miyazaki, M. Nakazawa, H. Koyama Low contribution of rice and vegetables to the daily intake of selenium in Japan , 2005 International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition 56 7   pp.463-471
4E.C. Pappa, A.C. Pappas, P.F. Surai Selenium content in selected foods from the Greek market and estimation of the daily intake , 2006 Science of the Total Environment 372   pp.100-108
5A. Askar, H.J. Bielig Selenium content of food consumed by Egyptians , 1983 Food Chemistry 10   pp.231-234
6Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 6m , 2002  Beltsville MD  
7Liggins, J., Bluck, L. J. C., Runswick, S., Atkinson, C., Coward, W. A., Bingham, S. A.  Daidzein and genistein content of fruits and nuts. , 2000 J. Nutr. Biochem. 11   pp.326-331
8Thompson, L. U., Boucher, B. A., Liu, Z., Cotterchio, M., and Kreiger, N.  Phytoestrogen content of foods consumed in Canada, including isoflavones, lignans, and coumestan. , 2006 Nutr. Cancer 54   pp.184-201