United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  20038, Oats (Includes foods for USDA's Food Distribution Program)
Food Group: Cereal Grains and Pasta
Scientific Name:  Avena sativa L.
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.12   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.46   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 5.83  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 156 g
Proximates Water g 8.22 17 0.380 12.82
Proximates Energy kcal 389 -- -- 607
Proximates Energy kJ 1628 -- -- 2540
Proximates Protein g 16.89 50 0.320 26.35
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 6.90 14 0.700 10.76
Proximates Ash g 1.72 2 -- 2.68
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 66.27 -- -- 103.38
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 10.6 -- -- 16.5
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 54 8 2.000 84
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 4.72 37 0.130 7.36
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 177 14 7.000 276
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 523 14 18.000 816
Minerals Potassium, K mg 429 14 21.000 669
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 2 2 -- 3
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 3.97 37 0.180 6.19
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.626 32 0.024 0.977
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 4.916 18 0.420 7.669
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.763 -- -- 1.190
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.139 -- -- 0.217
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.961 -- -- 1.499
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 1.349 -- -- 2.104
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.119 -- -- 0.186
Vitamins Folate, total µg 56 -- -- 87
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 56 -- -- 87
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 56 -- -- 87
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 1.217 -- -- 1.899
Lipids 12:0 g 0.024 238 -- 0.037
Lipids 14:0 g 0.015 238 -- 0.023
Lipids 16:0 g 1.034 238 -- 1.613
Lipids 18:0 g 0.065 238 -- 0.101
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 2.178 -- -- 3.398
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.013 238 -- 0.020
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 2.165 238 -- 3.377
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 2.535 -- -- 3.955
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 2.424 238 -- 3.781
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.111 238 -- 0.173
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.234 21 -- 0.365
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.575 59 -- 0.897
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.694 59 -- 1.083
Amino Acids Leucine g 1.284 59 -- 2.003
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.701 59 -- 1.094
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.312 60 -- 0.487
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.408 48 -- 0.636
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.895 58 -- 1.396
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.573 43 -- 0.894
Amino Acids Valine g 0.937 59 -- 1.462
Amino Acids Arginine g 1.192 58 -- 1.860
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.405 57 -- 0.632
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.881 43 -- 1.374
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 1.448 43 -- 2.259
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 3.712 43 -- 5.791
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.841 43 -- 1.312
Amino Acids Proline g 0.934 41 -- 1.457
Amino Acids Serine g 0.750 43 -- 1.170
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Isoflavones Daidzein 3 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00
Isoflavones Genistein 3 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 3 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin dimers 1, 2 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 1, 2 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 1, 2 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 1, 2 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 1, 2 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0
Langual Code(s)

  • A0125 GRAIN OR STARCH PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1290 2000 CEREAL GRAINS AND PASTA (USDA SR)
  • B1219 OAT
  • C0155 SEED
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0001 EXTENT OF HEAT TREATMENT NOT KNOWN
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0001 TREATMENT APPLIED NOT KNOWN
  • 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