Rhubarb Nutrition Label

Rhubarb Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 34kcal (141 kj)
7%
Carbohydrates 5.50g
2%
Sugars 5.50g
Starch 0.00g
Sucrose 5.00g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 0.30g
Galactose -
Glucose 0.20g
Protein 0.69g
1%
Fat 0.10g
0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.03g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.00g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.01g
Cholesterol (gc) 0.00mg
Sterols 18.30mg
Iron 0.10mg
1%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 75.00mg
8%
Chromium 0.50ug
2%
Sodium 1.20mg
0%
Iodine 1.00ug
1%
Copper 0.03mg
0%
Salt 3.06mg
0%
Selenium 0.20ug
0%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 0.25mg
2%
Zinc 0.20mg
3%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 5.00mg
7%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 5.05ug
1%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.01mg
1%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.03mg
3%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.04mg
3%
Manganese 0.17mg
9%
Magnesium 9.00mg
3%
Potassium 320.00mg
14%
Fluoride (fluerine) 0.01mg
0%
Phosphorus 17.00mg
2%
Vitamin k 4.00ug
4%
Fibre, total 1.40g
0%
Fibre, dietary 1.40g
6%
Niacin equivalents, total 0.48mg
3%
Molybdenum 0.01mg
0%
Folate 7.00ug
2%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 92.80g
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 Rhubarb

What is rhubarb?

Rhubarb is a vegetable known for its pink or red stalks and sour flavor. It is commonly used in pies, jams, and sauces, and can also be enjoyed in savory dishes. Rhubarb is low in calories and contains vitamin K, calcium, and fiber, making it a nutritious addition to your diet.

What are the health benefits of rhubarb?

Rhubarb is a good source of fiber, vitamin K, calcium, potassium, and antioxidants. It may aid in digestion, promote bone health, and support heart health. However, it's important to note that rhubarb leaves contain oxalic acid and should not be consumed as it can be toxic.

Are there any health risks associated with eating rhubarb?

Rhubarb leaves contain oxalic acid, which can be toxic if consumed in large amounts. However, the stalks of rhubarb are safe to eat and can be enjoyed as part of a balanced diet. As with any food, it's important to consume rhubarb in moderation to avoid potential adverse effects from excessive oxalic acid intake.

How much rhubarb should I eat per day?

Moderation is key when consuming rhubarb. It is recommended to limit your intake to around 1-2 stalks per day. Eating too much rhubarb can lead to potential health issues due to its high content of oxalic acid.

RHUBARB Allergies

While rhubarb is not a common allergen, some individuals may be sensitive to it. Allergic reactions to rhubarb are rare but can include symptoms such as hives, itchiness, swelling, or digestive discomfort. If you experience any adverse symptoms after consuming rhubarb, it's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional for proper evaluation and guidance.

Rhubarb Calorie Breakdown

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

Fat 4%
Carbohydrates 86%
Protein 11%

Component Breakdown for Rhubarb

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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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