Dandelion, bud Nutrition Label

Dandelion, bud Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 48kcal (202 kj)
10%
Carbohydrates 1.94g
1%
Sugars 1.79g
Starch 0.15g
Sucrose 0.38g
Maltose 0.02g
Fructose 1.01g
Galactose 0.02g
Glucose 0.36g
Protein 3.50g
3%
Fat 1.20g
2%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated -
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis -
Fatty acids, total saturated -
Cholesterol (gc) 0.00mg
Sterols -
Iron 1.10mg
6%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 65.00mg
7%
Chromium -
0%
Sodium 0.90mg
0%
Iodine -
0%
Copper 0.22mg
0%
Salt 2.29mg
0%
Selenium 10.00ug
18%
Vitamin e -
0%
Zinc 0.54mg
7%
Vitamin c 23.30mg
31%
Vitamin b12 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a (rae) -
0%
Vitamin b1 -
0%
Vitamin b2 -
0%
Vitamin b6 -
0%
Manganese -
0%
Magnesium 41.00mg
13%
Potassium 500.00mg
22%
Fluoride -
0%
Phosphorus 79.00mg
11%
Vitamin k -
0%
Fibre, total 8.20g
2%
Fibre, dietary -
0%
Niacin equivalents -
0%
Molybdenum -
0%
Folate -
0%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols -
0%
Water 84.30g
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 Dandelion, bud

What is DANDELION, BUD?

Dandelion buds are the closed flower heads of the dandelion plant. They can be harvested before the flowers fully open, when they are still tightly closed and tender. Dandelion buds are edible and can be used in various culinary applications, offering a slightly bitter and earthy flavor.

What are the health benefits of dandelion buds?

Dandelion buds are a rich source of antioxidants, vitamins A and C, and minerals like iron and calcium. They are also known for their potential to support liver health, aid digestion, and act as a natural diuretic. Additionally, dandelion buds may have anti-inflammatory properties and could help promote overall detoxification and immune system support.

DANDELION, BUD Health Risks

Dandelion buds are generally safe to consume and are often used in salads, sautés, and teas. However, it's essential to gather them from areas free of pesticides and other contaminants. People with allergies to plants in the Asteraceae family, including daisies, marigolds, and ragweed, may also be allergic to dandelions and should exercise caution when consuming them.

How much DANDELION, BUD to eat per day?

There is no standard recommended amount of dandelion buds to eat per day. It's best to consume them in moderation and vary your diet with other vegetables for a balanced nutrition intake.

DANDELION, BUD Allergies

Some individuals may be allergic to dandelion buds. If you have a known allergy to plants in the Asteraceae/Compositae family, including ragweed, marigold, or daisy, it's advised to avoid consuming dandelion buds to prevent any allergic reactions. Always consult with a healthcare professional if you have concerns about potential food allergies.

Dandelion, bud Calorie Breakdown

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

Fat 33%
Carbohydrates 24%
Protein 43%

Component Breakdown for Dandelion, bud

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Minerals
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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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