Broccoli Nutrition Label

Broccoli Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 35kcal (146 kj)
1%
Carbohydrates 1.64g
0%
Sugars 1.49g
Starch 0.15g
Sucrose 0.06g
Maltose 0.02g
Fructose 0.75g
Galactose 0.02g
Glucose 0.64g
Protein 3.90g
2%
Fat 0.53g
1%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.21g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.02g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.07g
Cholesterol (gc) 0.00mg
Sterols 36.70mg
Iron 0.69mg
9%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 30.00mg
3%
Chromium 1.00ug
3%
Sodium 13.00mg
1%
Iodine 1.00ug
1%
Copper 0.05mg
0%
Salt 33.12mg
1%
Selenium 10.00ug
18%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 0.68mg
5%
Zinc 0.54mg
5%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 65.10mg
72%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 85.95ug
10%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.10mg
8%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.20mg
15%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.11mg
8%
Manganese 0.58mg
25%
Magnesium 20.00mg
5%
Potassium 390.00mg
13%
Fluoride (fluerine) 0.01mg
0%
Phosphorus 81.00mg
12%
Vitamin k 110.00ug
92%
Fibre, total 3.50g
1%
Fibre, dietary 2.50g
10%
Niacin equivalents, total 1.45mg
9%
Molybdenum 0.01mg
0%
Folate 113.05ug
28%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 90.20g
5%

*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 Broccoli

What is BROCCOLI?

Broccoli is a green vegetable that belongs to the Brassica family, which also includes cabbage, cauliflower, and kale. It is known for its high nutritional value, being an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, and fiber.

What are the health benefits of broccoli?

Broccoli is a nutrient-dense vegetable rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It is high in vitamin C, vitamin K, and folate, and also provides fiber, which can aid in digestion. Broccoli is also linked to numerous health benefits, including reducing inflammation, supporting heart health, and potentially reducing the risk of certain cancers.

Are there any health risks associated with broccoli?

While broccoli is a highly nutritious vegetable, some individuals may experience gas, bloating, or digestive discomfort when consuming large quantities of broccoli due to its high fiber content. Additionally, individuals who are taking blood thinning medication should consume broccoli in moderation, as it contains vitamin K, which can affect blood clotting.

How much broccoli should I eat per day?

The recommended daily intake of broccoli is 1 to 1.5 cups for adults. This amount provides essential nutrients such as vitamin C, vitamin K, and fiber while promoting overall health.

Are there any common allergies associated with broccoli?

Broccoli allergies are relatively rare, but some individuals may experience allergic reactions to broccoli, particularly if they have a sensitivity to other cruciferous vegetables like cabbage or cauliflower. Symptoms of a broccoli allergy may include swelling, itching, or hives. If you suspect an allergy to broccoli, it is best to consult with a healthcare professional for proper diagnosis and guidance.

Broccoli Calorie Breakdown

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

Fat 18%
Carbohydrates 24%
Protein 58%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Broccoli. See full profile

Cystine 1%
Tryptophan 1%
Methionine 2%
Tyrosine 2%
Histidine 2%
Isoleucine 3%
Threonine 4%
Glycine 4%
Alanine 4%
Proline 5%
Phenylalanine 5%
Serine 5%
Valine 5%
Leucine 5%
Lysine 6%
Arginine 8%
Aspartic acid 14%
Glutamic acid 23%

Component Breakdown for Broccoli

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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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