United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Full Report (All Nutrients):  20008, Buckwheat
Food Group: Cereal Grains and Pasta
Scientific Name:  Fagopyrum esculentum Moench
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.78   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.37   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 85 g
Proximates Water g 9.75 2 -- 8.29
Proximates Energy kcal 343 -- -- 292
Proximates Energy kJ 1435 -- -- 1220
Proximates Protein g 13.25 2 -- 11.26
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 3.40 2 -- 2.89
Proximates Ash g 2.10 2 -- 1.78
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 71.50 -- -- 60.77
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 10.0 -- -- 8.5
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 18 1 -- 15
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 2.20 1 -- 1.87
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 231 1 -- 196
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 347 1 -- 295
Minerals Potassium, K mg 460 1 -- 391
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 1 1 -- 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 2.40 1 -- 2.04
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 1.100 1 -- 0.935
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 1.300 1 -- 1.105
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 8.3 -- -- 7.1
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.101 1 -- 0.086
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.425 1 -- 0.361
Vitamins Niacin mg 7.020 1 -- 5.967
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 1.233 -- -- 1.048
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.210 1 -- 0.178
Vitamins Folate, total µg 30 1 -- 26
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 30 1 -- 26
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 30 -- -- 26
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.741 -- -- 0.630
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.035 13 -- 0.030
Lipids 10:0 g 0.018 13 -- 0.015
Lipids 12:0 g 0.010 13 -- 0.009
Lipids 14:0 g 0.025 13 -- 0.021
Lipids 16:0 g 0.450 13 -- 0.383
Lipids 18:0 g 0.047 13 -- 0.040
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 1.040 -- -- 0.884
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.023 13 -- 0.020
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.988 13 -- 0.840
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.012 13 -- 0.010
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 1.039 -- -- 0.883
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.961 13 -- 0.817
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.078 13 -- 0.066
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.192 5 -- 0.163
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.506 17 -- 0.430
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.498 17 -- 0.423
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.832 17 -- 0.707
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.672 17 -- 0.571
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.172 17 -- 0.146
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.229 10 -- 0.195
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.520 16 -- 0.442
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.241 15 -- 0.205
Amino Acids Valine g 0.678 17 -- 0.576
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.982 17 -- 0.835
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.309 16 -- 0.263
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.748 14 -- 0.636
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 1.133 13 -- 0.963
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 2.046 14 -- 1.739
Amino Acids Glycine g 1.031 14 -- 0.876
Amino Acids Proline g 0.507 14 -- 0.431
Amino Acids Serine g 0.685 14 -- 0.582
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Flavonols Quercetin 2, 3 mg 15.4 24 1.61 13.1
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin dimers 1 mg 5.8 8 2.17 4.9
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 1 mg 1.6 8 0.81 1.4