United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Full Report (All Nutrients):  20028, Couscous, dry
Food Group: Cereal Grains and Pasta
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.12   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 4.05   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 5.7  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 173 g
Proximates Water g 8.56 6 0.377 14.81
Proximates Energy kcal 376 -- -- 650
Proximates Energy kJ 1573 -- -- 2721
Proximates Protein g 12.76 6 0.820 22.07
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.64 6 0.244 1.11
Proximates Ash g 0.62 6 0.110 1.07
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 77.43 -- -- 133.95
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 5.0 -- -- 8.7
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 24 6 2.132 42
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 1.08 6 0.180 1.87
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 44 6 2.856 76
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 170 5 11.311 294
Minerals Potassium, K mg 166 6 17.521 287
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 10 5 2.073 17
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.83 5 0.243 1.44
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.247 6 0.022 0.427
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.780 2 -- 1.349
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.163 5 0.018 0.282
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.078 5 0.013 0.135
Vitamins Niacin mg 3.490 4 0.083 6.038
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 1.243 5 0.275 2.150
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.110 4 0.024 0.190
Vitamins Folate, total µg 20 4 2.876 35
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 20 4 2.876 35
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 20 -- -- 35
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 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 0.117 -- -- 0.202
Lipids 14:0 g 0.001 -- -- 0.002
Lipids 16:0 g 0.109 -- -- 0.189
Lipids 18:0 g 0.006 -- -- 0.010
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.089 -- -- 0.154
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.002 -- -- 0.003
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.086 -- -- 0.149
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.252 -- -- 0.436
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.240 -- -- 0.415
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.012 -- -- 0.021
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.163 2 -- 0.282
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.337 6 -- 0.583
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.493 6 -- 0.853
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.872 6 -- 1.509
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.245 6 -- 0.424
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.199 6 -- 0.344
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.360 6 -- 0.623
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.620 6 -- 1.073
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.335 6 -- 0.580
Amino Acids Valine g 0.544 6 -- 0.941
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.470 6 -- 0.813
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.259 6 -- 0.448
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.374 6 -- 0.647
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.521 6 -- 0.901
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 4.600 6 -- 7.958
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.403 6 -- 0.697
Amino Acids Proline g 1.404 6 -- 2.429
Amino Acids Serine g 0.601 6 -- 1.040