Basil, dried Nutrition Label

Basil, dried Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 240kcal (1,004 kj)
50%
Carbohydrates 10.05g
4%
Sugars 1.71g
Starch 8.34g
Sucrose 0.02g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 0.75g
Galactose 0.19g
Glucose 0.75g
Protein 22.98g
18%
Fat 3.80g
7%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 2.29g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.52g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.24g
Cholesterol (gc) 0.00mg
Sterols 117.06mg
Iron 89.80mg
499%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 2,240.00mg
224%
Chromium -
0%
Sodium 76.00mg
5%
Iodine -
0%
Copper 2.10mg
0%
Salt 193.65mg
8%
Selenium 3.00ug
5%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 10.70mg
71%
Zinc 7.10mg
89%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 0.80mg
1%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 37.06ug
5%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.08mg
7%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 1.20mg
109%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 1.34mg
103%
Manganese 9.80mg
544%
Magnesium 711.00mg
229%
Potassium 2,630.00mg
114%
Fluoride -
0%
Phosphorus 274.00mg
39%
Vitamin k 1,714.50ug
1,905%
Fibre, total 37.70g
9%
Fibre, dietary -
0%
Niacin equivalents, total 8.59mg
61%
Molybdenum -
0%
Folate 310.00ug
78%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 10.35g
0%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Basil, dried

What is Basil, dried?

Dried basil is a spice made from the leaves of the basil plant. It has a slightly sweet, minty flavor and is commonly used in Mediterranean and Italian cuisines to add aroma and flavor to dishes such as pasta, soups, and salads.

Basil, dried Health Benefits

Dried basil contains essential nutrients such as vitamin K, iron, and antioxidants. These nutrients contribute to bone health, blood clotting, and reducing oxidative stress and inflammation in the body. Incorporating dried basil into your diet can also support a healthy immune system and promote overall well-being.

Basil, dried Health Risks

Dried basil is generally safe to consume in moderate amounts. However, it's important to be cautious if you have a history of allergies to mint family plants, as basil belongs to this botanical family. Excessive consumption of dried basil could potentially lead to adverse reactions, so it's best to use it in recommended quantities.

How much basil, dried should I eat per day?

It is recommended to use around 1-2 teaspoons of dried basil per day when incorporating it into your meals. However, it's important to keep in mind that individual tolerance may vary, so it's best to start with a smaller amount and monitor your body's response.

Basil, dried Allergies

Basil, in its dried form, is generally safe for most people with food allergies. However, if you have a specific allergy to mint family plants, such as mint, oregano, or sage, you may also be allergic to basil. It's always best to consult with a healthcare professional if you have concerns about potential food allergies.

Basil, dried Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Basil, dried

Fat 21%
Carbohydrates 24%
Protein 55%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Basil, dried. See full profile

Cystine 1%
Tryptophan 1%
Methionine 1%
Histidine 2%
Serine 2%
Tyrosine 3%
Threonine 3%
Isoleucine 5%
Lysine 5%
Alanine 5%
Arginine 6%
Phenylalanine 6%
Glycine 6%
Valine 7%
Leucine 8%
Glutamic acid 12%
Proline 12%
Aspartic acid 14%

Component Breakdown for Basil, dried

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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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