Brussels sprout Nutrition Label

Brussels sprout Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 41kcal (173 kj)
9%
Carbohydrates 3.87g
2%
Sugars 3.72g
Starch 0.15g
Sucrose 1.51g
Maltose 0.07g
Fructose 1.01g
Galactose 0.02g
Glucose 1.11g
Protein 3.60g
3%
Fat 0.10g
0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.04g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.00g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.02g
Cholesterol (gc) 0.00mg
Sterols 37.00mg
Iron 0.38mg
2%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 26.00mg
3%
Chromium 0.50ug
2%
Sodium 14.00mg
1%
Iodine 1.00ug
1%
Copper 0.04mg
0%
Salt 35.67mg
2%
Selenium 10.00ug
18%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 0.40mg
3%
Zinc 0.27mg
3%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 108.00mg
144%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 35.81ug
5%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.11mg
10%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.16mg
15%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.28mg
22%
Manganese 0.24mg
13%
Magnesium 24.00mg
8%
Potassium 520.00mg
23%
Fluoride 0.00mg
0%
Phosphorus 66.00mg
9%
Vitamin k 220.00ug
244%
Fibre, total 4.40g
1%
Fibre, dietary 2.50g
10%
Niacin equivalents, total 0.70mg
5%
Molybdenum 0.01mg
0%
Folate 93.58ug
23%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 87.50g
3%

*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 Brussels sprout

What is BRUSSELS SPROUT?

Brussels sprouts are a type of leafy green vegetable that belongs to the Brassicaceae family, which also includes cabbage, broccoli, and kale. These small, compact vegetables closely resemble miniature cabbages and are known for their distinctive nutty flavor and firm, dense texture. They are a rich source of vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber, making them a nutritious addition to a balanced diet.

What are the health benefits of Brussels sprouts?

Brussels sprouts are a nutritional powerhouse, packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. They are an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K, and vitamin A, which support immune function, bone health, and vision. Additionally, Brussels sprouts contain antioxidants and may help reduce inflammation and lower the risk of chronic diseases.

BRUSSELS SPROUT Health Risks

Brussels sprouts are generally safe to consume and are packed with nutrients. However, some individuals may experience digestive discomfort, such as gas or bloating, due to their high fiber content. Additionally, people taking blood-thinning medication should be cautious, as Brussels sprouts are high in vitamin K, which can interfere with the medication's effectiveness.

How much BRUSSELS SPROUT to eat per day?

Brussels sprouts are a nutritious addition to your diet. A serving size of brussels sprouts is about 1/2 cup, so aim to include at least 1 to 2 servings in your daily meals for a healthy balance.

Are there any common allergies associated with Brussels sprouts?

While rare, some individuals may have an allergic reaction to Brussels sprouts. Allergies to cruciferous vegetables, such as Brussels sprouts, can cause symptoms like hives, digestive issues, or in severe cases, anaphylaxis. If you suspect an allergy, consult a healthcare professional for proper diagnosis and advice.

Brussels sprout Calorie Breakdown

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

Fat 3%
Carbohydrates 50%
Protein 47%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Brussels sprout. See full profile

Cystine 2%
Methionine 3%
Tryptophan 3%
Histidine 6%
Phenylalanine 8%
Threonine 10%
Isoleucine 11%
Leucine 13%
Lysine 13%
Valine 13%
Arginine 17%

Component Breakdown for Brussels sprout

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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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