Cauliflower Nutrition Label

Cauliflower Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 24kcal (102 kj)
5%
Carbohydrates 2.35g
1%
Sugars 2.20g
Starch 0.15g
Sucrose 0.24g
Maltose 0.02g
Fructose 0.88g
Galactose 0.02g
Glucose 1.04g
Protein 2.00g
2%
Fat 0.21g
0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.14g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.02g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.05g
Cholesterol (gc) 0.00mg
Sterols 31.20mg
Iron 0.49mg
3%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 28.00mg
3%
Chromium 0.50ug
2%
Sodium 3.40mg
0%
Iodine 1.00ug
1%
Copper 0.03mg
0%
Salt 8.66mg
0%
Selenium 10.00ug
18%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 0.09mg
1%
Zinc 0.25mg
3%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 51.80mg
69%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 0.93ug
0%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.10mg
9%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.06mg
5%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.15mg
12%
Manganese 0.23mg
13%
Magnesium 16.00mg
5%
Potassium 330.00mg
14%
Fluoride 0.01mg
0%
Phosphorus 44.00mg
6%
Vitamin k 20.00ug
22%
Fibre, total 2.20g
1%
Fibre, dietary 1.90g
8%
Niacin equivalents, total 1.18mg
8%
Molybdenum 0.01mg
0%
Folate 85.88ug
21%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 92.90g
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 Cauliflower

What is cauliflower?

Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable that belongs to the Brassica oleracea species, which also includes broccoli, kale, and cabbage. It is known for its white florets that form a compact head, and it is a versatile ingredient that can be enjoyed raw, steamed, roasted, or mashed.

What are the health benefits of cauliflower?

Cauliflower is a nutrient-dense vegetable that is low in calories and rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It is high in fiber, which supports digestive health, and contains choline, which is important for brain health. Additionally, cauliflower is a good source of vitamin C, vitamin K, and other important nutrients that support overall health and well-being.

What are the health risks associated with cauliflower?

Cauliflower is a low-risk food, but it may cause flatulence or bloating in some individuals due to its high fiber content. Additionally, individuals who are allergic to cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli or cabbage, may experience allergic reactions to cauliflower. As with any food, moderation is key to enjoying its benefits while minimizing potential risks.

How much cauliflower to eat per day?

A serving size of cauliflower is about 1 cup of chopped or 6 florets. It's recommended to consume at least 2-3 servings of vegetables per day, so incorporating cauliflower into your meals as part of a balanced diet is beneficial.

CAULIFLOWER Allergies

Cauliflower is a member of the Brassicaceae family, which also includes vegetables like broccoli and Brussels sprouts. Individuals with allergies to these vegetables may also have a sensitivity to cauliflower. Symptoms of a cauliflower allergy can include itching, swelling, hives, or in severe cases, anaphylaxis. It's important for those with known allergies to these vegetables to consult with a healthcare professional for personalized advice.

Cauliflower Calorie Breakdown

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

Fat 10%
Carbohydrates 49%
Protein 41%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Cauliflower. See full profile

Tryptophan 1%
Methionine 1%
Cystine 1%
Tyrosine 3%
Histidine 3%
Phenylalanine 4%
Glycine 4%
Proline 4%
Isoleucine 4%
Threonine 4%
Arginine 5%
Serine 5%
Leucine 6%
Alanine 7%
Valine 7%
Aspartic acid 10%
Lysine 13%
Glutamic acid 15%

Component Breakdown for Cauliflower

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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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