United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Basic Report:  20001, Amaranth grain, uncooked
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g

cup 193g
Proximates Water g 11.29 21.79
Proximates Energy kcal 371 716
Proximates Protein g 13.56 26.17
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 7.02 13.55
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 65.25 125.93
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 6.7 12.9
Proximates Sugars, total g 1.69 3.26
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 159 307
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 7.61 14.69
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 248 479
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 557 1075
Minerals Potassium, K mg 508 980
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 4 8
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 2.87 5.54
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 4.2 8.1
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.116 0.224
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.200 0.386
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.923 1.781
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.591 1.141
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 82 158
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 2 4
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 1.19 2.30
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 0.0 0.0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 1.459 2.816
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 1.685 3.252
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 2.778 5.362
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 0