Nettle, stinging nettle Nutrition Label

Nettle, stinging nettle Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 43kcal (180 kj)
9%
Carbohydrates 0.82g
0%
Sugars 0.67g
Starch 0.15g
Sucrose 0.02g
Maltose 0.02g
Fructose 0.32g
Galactose 0.02g
Glucose 0.29g
Protein 6.20g
5%
Fat 0.20g
0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated -
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis -
Fatty acids, total saturated -
Cholesterol (gc) 0.00mg
Sterols 9.90mg
Iron 3.50mg
19%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 430.00mg
43%
Chromium 18.00ug
72%
Sodium 1.20mg
0%
Iodine 1.00ug
1%
Copper 0.26mg
0%
Salt 3.06mg
0%
Selenium 10.00ug
18%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 1.64mg
11%
Zinc 1.50mg
19%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 64.40mg
86%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 100.18ug
14%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.20mg
18%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.15mg
14%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.27mg
21%
Manganese 3.06mg
170%
Magnesium 87.00mg
28%
Potassium 660.00mg
29%
Fluoride (fluerine) 0.14mg
5%
Phosphorus 140.00mg
20%
Vitamin k 270.00ug
300%
Fibre, total 6.60g
2%
Fibre, dietary 4.10g
16%
Niacin equivalents, total 1.40mg
10%
Molybdenum 0.01mg
0%
Folate 194.00ug
49%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 83.90g
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 Nettle, stinging nettle

What is NETTLE, STINGING NETTLE?

Nettle, also known as stinging nettle, is a plant that has been used for centuries as a food source and for its medicinal properties. It is rich in nutrients such as vitamins A, C, and K, as well as minerals like calcium, iron, and magnesium. Despite its stinging leaves, nettle is often consumed after being cooked or dried, and it is commonly used in teas, soups, and as a supplement for its potential health benefits.

What are the health benefits of nettle, stinging nettle?

Nettle, or stinging nettle, is a nutrient-dense herb that is a good source of vitamins A, C, and K, as well as minerals like calcium, iron, and magnesium. It is known for its potential anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, and has historically been used to support urinary health, alleviate allergy symptoms, and promote joint health. Additionally, some research suggests that nettle may help in managing symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men.

What are the health risks associated with stinging nettle?

Stinging nettle may cause skin irritation and rash upon contact with its hairs, which contain irritating substances. Consuming raw stinging nettle leaves may also cause a stinging or burning sensation in the mouth and throat. However, cooking or drying the leaves neutralizes the stinging effect, making them safe to eat.

How much stinging nettle should I eat per day?

It is recommended to consume 1-2 teaspoons of dried stinging nettle leaf or 3-4 cups of brewed stinging nettle tea per day. However, consult with a healthcare professional before consuming stinging nettle, as it may interact with certain medications or have adverse effects in some individuals.

NETTLE, STINGING NETTLE Allergies

Stinging nettle can cause allergic reactions in some people when they come into contact with the fine hairs on the leaves and stems. Symptoms may include itching, rash, and in severe cases, hives or difficulty breathing. If you have allergies to plants such as ragweed, marigolds, or daisies, you may be more likely to have an allergic reaction to stinging nettle.

Nettle, stinging nettle Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Nettle, stinging nettle

Fat 6%
Carbohydrates 11%
Protein 83%

Component Breakdown for Nettle, stinging nettle

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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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