Poppy seed Nutrition Label

Poppy seed Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 545kcal (2,281 kj)
114%
Carbohydrates 3.99g
2%
Sugars 2.99g
Starch 1.00g
Sucrose 2.33g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 0.29g
Galactose 0.00g
Glucose 0.37g
Protein 21.10g
17%
Fat 45.90g
83%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 32.39g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 6.27g
Fatty acids, total saturated 4.37g
Cholesterol (gc) 0.00mg
Sterols 145.00mg
Iron 10.82mg
60%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 1,608.31mg
161%
Chromium 11.50ug
46%
Sodium 26.00mg
2%
Iodine -
0%
Copper 1.50mg
0%
Salt 66.25mg
3%
Selenium 11.00ug
20%
Vitamin e 2.00mg
13%
Zinc 6.90mg
86%
Vitamin c 1.00mg
1%
Vitamin b12 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a (rae) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin b1 0.85mg
78%
Vitamin b2 0.10mg
9%
Vitamin b6 0.25mg
19%
Manganese 8.40mg
467%
Magnesium 347.00mg
112%
Potassium 719.00mg
31%
Fluoride -
0%
Phosphorus 870.00mg
124%
Vitamin k 0.00ug
0%
Fibre, total 19.50g
5%
Fibre, dietary 19.50g
78%
Niacin equivalents 3.93mg
28%
Molybdenum -
0%
Folate 82.00ug
21%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 5.30g
0%

*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 Poppy seed

What is Poppy seed?

Poppy seeds are tiny, oil-rich seeds that come from the opium poppy plant. They have a pleasant, nutty flavor and are often used in baking and cooking, as well as in making traditional medicines. Poppy seeds are a good source of nutrients like calcium, magnesium, and iron.

What are the health benefits of poppy seeds?

Poppy seeds are a good source of essential minerals such as calcium, iron, zinc, and magnesium. They also contain heart-healthy fats and dietary fiber, which can help promote digestive health. Additionally, poppy seeds are rich in antioxidants and have been linked to potential anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties.

Are there any health risks associated with poppy seeds?

Poppy seeds contain small amounts of opium alkaloids, which can trigger a positive result on a drug test. However, consuming normal culinary amounts of poppy seeds is unlikely to cause any adverse effects for most people.

How much poppy seed to eat per day?

The recommended daily intake of poppy seeds is no more than 1-2 tablespoons. Consuming excessive amounts of poppy seeds can lead to potential health risks due to their high levels of alkaloids, so it's important to consume them in moderation.

What are the symptoms of a poppy seed allergy?

Symptoms of a poppy seed allergy may include hives, itching, swelling, difficulty breathing, and in severe cases, anaphylaxis. If you suspect an allergy to poppy seeds, it is important to seek medical attention and avoid consuming them.

Poppy seed Calorie Breakdown

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

Fat 80%
Carbohydrates 3%
Protein 16%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Poppy seed. See full profile

Tryptophan 1%
Cystine 1%
Histidine 2%
Methionine 2%
Threonine 3%
Tyrosine 3%
Phenylalanine 3%
Isoleucine 4%
Alanine 4%
Lysine 4%
Serine 4%
Glycine 4%
Valine 5%
Leucine 6%
Arginine 9%
Aspartic acid 11%
Proline 13%
Glutamic acid 20%

Component Breakdown for Poppy seed

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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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