United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  12205, Seeds, lotus seeds, raw
Food Group: Nut and Seed Products
Scientific Name:  Nelumbo spp.
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.07   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.47   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 5.3  
Refuse: 47%   Refuse Description:   Shells
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
oz 28.35 g
Proximates Water g 77.00 -- -- 21.83
Proximates Energy kcal 89 -- -- 25
Proximates Energy kJ 372 -- -- 105
Proximates Protein g 4.13 -- -- 1.17
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.53 -- -- 0.15
Proximates Ash g 1.07 -- -- 0.30
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 17.28 -- -- 4.90
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 44 -- -- 12
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 0.95 -- -- 0.27
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 56 -- -- 16
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 168 -- -- 48
Minerals Potassium, K mg 367 -- -- 104
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 1 -- -- 0
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.28 -- -- 0.08
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.094 -- -- 0.027
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.621 -- -- 0.176
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.171 -- -- 0.048
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.040 -- -- 0.011
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.429 -- -- 0.122
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.228 -- -- 0.065
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.168 -- -- 0.048
Vitamins Folate, total µg 28 -- -- 8
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 28 -- -- 8
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 28 -- -- 8
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 1 -- -- 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 13 -- -- 4
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.088 -- -- 0.025
Lipids 14:0 g 0.001 1 -- 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.077 1 -- 0.022
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.104 -- -- 0.029
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.062 1 -- 0.018
Lipids 20:1 g 0.012 1 -- 0.003
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.031 1 -- 0.009
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.312 -- -- 0.088
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.285 1 -- 0.081
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.027 1 -- 0.008
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.059 6 -- 0.017
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.200 6 -- 0.057
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.205 6 -- 0.058
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.326 6 -- 0.092
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.264 6 -- 0.075
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.072 6 -- 0.020
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.054 6 -- 0.015
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.206 6 -- 0.058
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.100 6 -- 0.028
Amino Acids Valine g 0.266 6 -- 0.075
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.338 6 -- 0.096
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.115 6 -- 0.033
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.239 6 -- 0.068
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.505 6 -- 0.143
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.957 6 -- 0.271
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.221 6 -- 0.063
Amino Acids Proline g 0.344 6 -- 0.098
Amino Acids Serine g 0.252 6 -- 0.071
Langual Code(s)

  • A0305 SEED OR SEED PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1282 1200 NUT AND SEED PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1216 LOTUS
  • C0114 SEED, SKIN UNDETERMINED, GERM REMOVED
  • 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