Amaranth Grain

Amaranth grain, uncooked

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

1 cup (193g)

Amount per serving

Calories

716

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 13.5g

17%

Saturated Fat 2.8g

14%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0mg

0%

Sodium 8mg

0%

Total Carbohydrate 125.9g

46%

Dietary Fiber 12.9g

46%

Total Sugars 3.3g

Protein 26.2g

Vitamin D 0 IU

0%

Calcium 307mg

24%

Iron 15mg

82%

Potassium 980mg

21%

*

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Detailed Nutrient Information

Vitamin C

9%

8.11 mg

Thiamin

19%

0.22 mg

Riboflavin

30%

0.39 mg

Niacin

11%

1.78 mg

Pantothenic Acid

56%

2.81 mg

Vitamin B6

67%

1.14 mg

Folate

158 mcg

Folic Acid

0 mcg

Food Folate

158 mcg

Fortified Folate

158 mcg

Choline

24%

135 mg

Betaine

130 mg

Vitamin B12

0%

0 mcg

Added Vitamin B12

0 mcg

Biotin

Vitamin A

0%

0 mcg

Retinol

0 mcg

Beta Carotene

1.93 mcg

Alpha Carotene

0 mcg

Beta Cryptoxanthin

0 mcg

Vitamin A IU

0%

3.86 IU

Lycophene

0 mcg

Lutein and Zeaxanthin

54 mcg

Vitamin E

15%

2.3 mg

Added Vitamin E

Beta Tocopherol

1.85 mg

Gamma Tocopherol

0.37 mg

Delta Tocopherol

1.33 mg

Alpha Tocotreniol

0 mg

Beta Tocotreniol

0.93 mg

Gamma Tocotreniol

0.56 mg

Delta Tocotreniol

0 mg

Vitamin D2 and D3

0 mcg

Vitamin D2

Vitamin D3

Vitamin D

0%

0 IU

Vitamin K

0%

0 mcg

Dihydrophylloquinone

Menaquinone-4

Calcium

24%

307 mg

Iron

82%

14.7 mg

Magnesium

114%

479 mg

Phosphorus

86%

1080 mg

Potassium

21%

980 mg

Sodium

0%

7.72 mg

Zinc

50%

5.54 mg

Copper

113%

1.01 mg

Manganese

280%

6.43 mg

Selenium

66%

36.1 mcg

Fluoride

Iodine

Fat

17%

13.5 g

Saturated Fat

14%

2.82 g

Butyric Acid

Caproic Acid

Caprylic Acid

0 g

Capric Acid

0 g

Lauric Acid

0 g

Tridecylic Acid

Myristic Acid

0.02 g

Pentadecylic Acid

0 g

Palmitic Acid

2.23 g

Margaric Acid

0 g

Stearic Acid

0.43 g

Arachidic Acid

0.1 g

Behenic Acid

0.03 g

Lignoceric Acid

Monounsaturated Fat

3.25 g

Myristoleic Acid

0 g

Pentadecenoic Acid

0 g

Hexadec-9-enoic Acid

0 g

Palmitoleic Acid

Trans Hexadec 9 Enoic Acid

Heptadecylic Acid

0 g

Octadec-9-enoic Acid

3.23 g

Oleic Acid

Elaidic Acid

Vaccenic Acid

Gondoic Acid

0.03 g

Docos-13-enoic Acid

Erucic Acid

Brassidic Acid

Nervonic Acid

Polyunsaturated Fat

5.36 g

9,12-octadecadienoic Acid

5.28 g

Linoleic Acid

Conjugated Linoleic Acids (CLAs)

Linolelaidic Acid

9-trans-12-cis-Linoleic Acid

Trans Linoleic Acid

Linolenic Acid

0.08 g

Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA)

0.08 g

Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA)

0 g

Punicinic Acid

Paranaric Acid

Eicosadienoic Acid

0 g

Icosatrienioc Acid

0 g

Eicosatrienoic Acid (ETE)

Dihomo Gamma Linolenic Acid (DGLA)

Eicosatetraenoic Acid (ETA)

0 g

Arachidonic Acid (AA)

Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)

Heneicosapentaenoic Acid (HPA)

Adrenic Acid (AdA)

Docosapentanoic Acid (DPA)

Docosahexanoic Acid (DHA)

Trans Fat

Trans Monoenoic Fat

Trans Polyenoic Fat

Cholesterol

0%

0 mg

Phytosterols

46.3 mg

Stigmasterols

Campesterol

Beta Sitosterol

Protein

52%

26.2 g

Tryptophan

0.35 g

Threonine

1.08 g

Isoleucine

1.12 g

Leucine

1.7 g

Lysine

1.44 g

Methionine

0.44 g

Cystine

0.37 g

Phenylalanine

1.05 g

Tyrosine

0.64 g

Valine

1.31 g

Arginine

2.05 g

Histidine

0.75 g

Alanine

1.54 g

Aspartic Acid

2.43 g

Glutamic Acid

4.36 g

Glycine

3.16 g

Proline

1.35 g

Serine

2.22 g

Hydroxyproline

Carbohydrates

46%

126 g

Fibre

46%

12.9 g

Soluble Fibre

Insoluble Fibre

Sugar

3.26 g

Added Sugar

Sucrose

2.7 g

Glucose

0.52 g

Fructose

0.02 g

Lactose

0 g

Maltose

0.02 g

Galactose

0 g

Sugar Alcohols

Starch

111 g

Calories

716 kcal

Water

21.8 g

Ash

5.56 g

Theobromine

Caffeine

Alcohol

0 g

Serving Sizes

  • 1 cup (193g)

Nutrient Sources

  • Excellent source of Riboflavin
  • Excellent source of Pantothenic Acid
  • Excellent source of Vitamin B6
  • Excellent source of Iron
  • Excellent source of Magnesium
  • Excellent source of Phosphorus
  • Excellent source of Zinc
  • Excellent source of Copper
  • Excellent source of Manganese
  • Excellent source of Selenium
  • Good source of Thiamin
  • Good source of Choline
  • Good source of Vitamin E
  • Good source of Calcium
  • Good source of Potassium

‡ - As defined by Health Canada guidelines.

Nutrition Facts Source: USDA

Macronutrient Profile

Proportions of Macros

Profile of Protein in Item

Essential Amino Acids

Essential amino acids are critical for building protein. For more information, see the Wikipedia page on them.

Protein Quality Score: 100%

Limiting Amino Acid: Lysine

  • Some foods that are a good source of Lysine include eggs, meat (specifically red meat, lamb, pork, and poultry), soy, beans and peas, cheese (particularly Parmesan), and certain fish (such as cod and sardines).

100g of Amaranth Grain contains 13.6g of protein, which is about the same as 2.3 eggs, 0.5 chicken breasts, or 1 cups (263g) of black beans.

† - Not adjusted for digestibility. See the tables here for reference.

Profile of Carbohydrates in Item

Fraction of Carbs by Type

* Other includes oligosaccharides and other polysaccharides.

Estimated Net Carbs:

  • 113g per 1 cup

Excellent source of Fiber.


Profile of Fat in Item

Types of Fats

Moderate amount of Saturated Fat.


Low in Cholesterol.

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