United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Full Report (All Nutrients):  12104, Nuts, coconut meat, raw a 
Food Group: Nut and Seed Products
Scientific Name:  Cocos nucifera
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.07   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.47   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 5.3  
Refuse: 48%   Refuse Description:   Shells (brown), skin, water
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup, shredded 80 g

medium 397 g

piece (2" x 2" x 1/2") 45 g
Proximates Water g 46.99 15 1.067 37.59 186.55 21.15
Proximates Energy kcal 354 -- -- 283 1405 159
Proximates Energy kJ 1481 -- -- 1185 5880 666
Proximates Protein g 3.33 12 0.217 2.66 13.22 1.50
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 33.49 12 1.409 26.79 132.96 15.07
Proximates Ash g 0.97 10 0.083 0.78 3.85 0.44
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 15.23 -- -- 12.18 60.46 6.85
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 9.0 -- -- 7.2 35.7 4.0
Proximates Sugars, total g 6.23 -- -- 4.98 24.73 2.80
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 14 5 2.600 11 56 6
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 2.43 4 0.253 1.94 9.65 1.09
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 32 2 -- 26 127 14
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 113 5 13.483 90 449 51
Minerals Potassium, K mg 356 2 -- 285 1413 160
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 20 2 -- 16 79 9
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 1.10 3 0.264 0.88 4.37 0.50
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.435 2 -- 0.348 1.727 0.196
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 1.500 1 -- 1.200 5.955 0.675
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 10.1 -- -- 8.1 40.1 4.5
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 3.3 3 1.267 2.6 13.1 1.5
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.066 4 0.016 0.053 0.262 0.030
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.020 3 0.006 0.016 0.079 0.009
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.540 -- -- 0.432 2.144 0.243
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.300 1 -- 0.240 1.191 0.135
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.054 3 0.016 0.043 0.214 0.024
Vitamins Folate, total µg 26 4 4.300 21 103 12
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 26 4 4.300 21 103 12
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 26 -- -- 21 103 12
Vitamins Choline, total mg 12.1 -- -- 9.7 48.0 5.4
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 0 1 -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.24 -- -- 0.19 0.95 0.11
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma mg 0.53 -- -- 0.42 2.10 0.24
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 0.2 -- -- 0.2 0.8 0.1
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 29.698 -- -- 23.758 117.901 13.364
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.191 26 -- 0.153 0.758 0.086
Lipids 8:0 g 2.346 126 -- 1.877 9.314 1.056
Lipids 10:0 g 1.864 129 -- 1.491 7.400 0.839
Lipids 12:0 g 14.858 130 -- 11.886 58.986 6.686
Lipids 14:0 g 5.866 132 -- 4.693 23.288 2.640
Lipids 16:0 g 2.839 132 -- 2.271 11.271 1.278
Lipids 18:0 g 1.734 132 -- 1.387 6.884 0.780
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 1.425 -- -- 1.140 5.657 0.641
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 1.425 132 -- 1.140 5.657 0.641
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.366 -- -- 0.293 1.453 0.165
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.366 130 -- 0.293 1.453 0.165
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Lipids Phytosterols mg 47 -- -- 38 187 21
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.039 7 -- 0.031 0.155 0.018
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.121 26 -- 0.097 0.480 0.054
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.131 26 -- 0.105 0.520 0.059
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.247 26 -- 0.198 0.981 0.111
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.147 26 -- 0.118 0.584 0.066
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.062 25 -- 0.050 0.246 0.028
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.066 7 -- 0.053 0.262 0.030
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.169 26 -- 0.135 0.671 0.076
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.103 23 -- 0.082 0.409 0.046
Amino Acids Valine g 0.202 26 -- 0.162 0.802 0.091
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.546 26 -- 0.437 2.168 0.246
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.077 24 -- 0.062 0.306 0.035
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.170 23 -- 0.136 0.675 0.076
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.325 23 -- 0.260 1.290 0.146
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.761 23 -- 0.609 3.021 0.342
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.158 23 -- 0.126 0.627 0.071
Amino Acids Proline g 0.138 23 -- 0.110 0.548 0.062
Amino Acids Serine g 0.172 23 -- 0.138 0.683 0.077
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Isoflavones Daidzein 1 mg 0.01 1 -- 0.01 0.04 0.00
Isoflavones Genistein 1 mg 0.01 1 -- 0.01 0.04 0.00
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 1 mg 0.02 1 -- 0.02 0.08 0.01

Footnotes

a  From mature coconut.