United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  12037, Seeds, sunflower seed kernels, dry roasted, without salt
Food Group: Nut and Seed Products
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.07   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.47   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 5.3  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 128 g

oz 28.35 g
Proximates Water g 1.20 1 -- 1.54 0.34
Proximates Energy kcal 582 -- -- 745 165
Proximates Energy kJ 2435 -- -- 3117 690
Proximates Protein g 19.33 1 -- 24.74 5.48
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 49.80 1 -- 63.74 14.12
Proximates Ash g 5.60 1 -- 7.17 1.59
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 24.07 -- -- 30.81 6.82
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 11.1 -- -- 14.2 3.1
Proximates Sugars, total g 2.73 -- -- 3.49 0.77
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 70 1 -- 90 20
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 3.80 1 -- 4.86 1.08
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 129 -- -- 165 37
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 1155 -- -- 1478 327
Minerals Potassium, K mg 850 1 -- 1088 241
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 3 -- -- 4 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 5.29 -- -- 6.77 1.50
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 1.830 -- -- 2.342 0.519
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 2.110 -- -- 2.701 0.598
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 79.3 -- -- 101.5 22.5
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 1.4 -- -- 1.8 0.4
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.106 1 -- 0.136 0.030
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.246 1 -- 0.315 0.070
Vitamins Niacin mg 7.042 1 -- 9.014 1.996
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 7.042 -- -- 9.014 1.996
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.804 -- -- 1.029 0.228
Vitamins Folate, total µg 237 -- -- 303 67
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 237 -- -- 303 67
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 237 -- -- 303 67
Vitamins Choline, total mg 55.1 -- -- 70.5 15.6
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 5 -- -- 6 1
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 9 -- -- 12 3
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1, 2 mg 26.10 4 4.830 33.41 7.40
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 1, 2 mg 1.19 4 0.060 1.52 0.34
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 1, 2 mg 0.00 4 0.000 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 1, 2 mg 0.24 4 0.240 0.31 0.07
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 2.7 -- -- 3.5 0.8
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 5.219 -- -- 6.680 1.480
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.051 -- -- 0.065 0.014
Lipids 16:0 g 2.808 -- -- 3.594 0.796
Lipids 18:0 g 2.212 -- -- 2.831 0.627
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 9.505 -- -- 12.166 2.695
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.049 -- -- 0.063 0.014
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 9.399 -- -- 12.031 2.665
Lipids 20:1 g 0.048 -- -- 0.061 0.014
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 32.884 -- -- 42.092 9.323
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 32.782 -- -- 41.961 9.294
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.069 -- -- 0.088 0.020
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.295 -- -- 0.378 0.084
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.788 -- -- 1.009 0.223
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.967 -- -- 1.238 0.274
Amino Acids Leucine g 1.408 -- -- 1.802 0.399
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.795 -- -- 1.018 0.225
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.420 -- -- 0.538 0.119
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.383 -- -- 0.490 0.109
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.992 -- -- 1.270 0.281
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.565 -- -- 0.723 0.160
Amino Acids Valine g 1.116 -- -- 1.428 0.316
Amino Acids Arginine g 2.039 -- -- 2.610 0.578
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.536 -- -- 0.686 0.152
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.948 -- -- 1.213 0.269
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 2.076 -- -- 2.657 0.589
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 4.735 -- -- 6.061 1.342
Amino Acids Glycine g 1.240 -- -- 1.587 0.352
Amino Acids Proline g 1.003 -- -- 1.284 0.284
Amino Acids Serine g 0.912 -- -- 1.167 0.259
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0

Sources of Data

1National Sunflower Association National Sunflower Association Analysis of Vitamin E in Dry Roasted and Oil Roasted Sunflower Seeds , 2003  Bismark ND  
2Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA Determination of the Tocopherol Content of Selected Foods , 1992  Beltsville MD  
Langual Code(s)

  • A0305 SEED OR SEED PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1282 1200 NUT AND SEED PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1547 SUNFLOWER
  • C0132 SEED, SKIN REMOVED, GERM PRESENT
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0014 FULLY HEAT-TREATED
  • G0005 BAKED OR ROASTED
  • H0138 WATER REMOVED
  • J0116 DEHYDRATED OR DRIED
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION
  • P0078 NO SALT ADDED CLAIM OR USE