Asparagus, raw

Refuse: 47%  (Butt ends)
Scientific Name:  Asparagus officinalis
NDB No: 11011 (Nutrient values and weights are for edible portion)

Nutrient

Units

1 cup
-------
134g

1 spear, small (5" long or less)
-------
12g

1 spear, medium (5-1/4" to 7" long)
-------
16g

1 spear, large (7-1/4" to 8-1/2")
-------
20g

1 spear, extra large (8-3/4" to 10" long)
-------
24g

Proximates

Water

g

124.91

11.19

14.92

18.64

22.37

Energy

kcal

27

2

3

4

5

Energy

kj

114

10

14

17

20

Protein

g

2.95

0.26

0.35

0.44

0.53

Total lipid (fat)

g

0.16

0.01

0.02

0.02

0.03

Ash

g

0.78

0.07

0.09

0.12

0.14

Carbohydrate, by difference

g

5.20

0.47

0.62

0.78

0.93

Fiber, total dietary

g

2.8

0.3

0.3

0.4

0.5

Sugars, total

g

2.52

0.23

0.30

0.38

0.45

Sucrose

g

0.31

0.03

0.04

0.05

0.06

Glucose (dextrose)

g

0.87

0.08

0.10

0.13

0.16

Fructose

g

1.34

0.12

0.16

0.20

0.24

Lactose

g

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

Maltose

g

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

Galactose

g

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

Minerals

Calcium, Ca

mg

32

3

4

5

6

Iron, Fe

mg

2.87

0.26

0.34

0.43

0.51

Magnesium, Mg

mg

19

2

2

3

3

Phosphorus, P

mg

70

6

8

10

12

Potassium, K

mg

271

24

32

40

48

Sodium, Na

mg

3

0

0

0

0

Zinc, Zn

mg

0.72

0.06

0.09

0.11

0.13

Copper, Cu

mg

0.253

0.023

0.030

0.038

0.045

Manganese, Mn

mg

0.212

0.019

0.025

0.032

0.038

Selenium, Se

mcg

3.1

0.3

0.4

0.5

0.6

Vitamins

Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid

mg

7.5

0.7

0.9

1.1

1.3

Thiamin

mg

0.192

0.017

0.023

0.029

0.034

Riboflavin

mg

0.189

0.017

0.023

0.028

0.034

Niacin

mg

1.311

0.117

0.156

0.196

0.235

Pantothenic acid

mg

0.367

0.033

0.044

0.055

0.066

Vitamin B-6

mg

0.122

0.011

0.015

0.018

0.022

Folate, total

mcg

70

6

8

10

12

Folic acid

mcg

0

0

0

0

0

Folate, food

mcg

70

6

8

10

12

Folate, DFE

mcg_DFE

70

6

8

10

12

Vitamin B-12

mcg

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

Vitamin B-12, added

mcg

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

Vitamin A, IU

IU

1013

91

121

151

181

Vitamin A, RAE

mcg_RAE

51

5

6

8

9

Retinol

mcg

0

0

0

0

0

Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)

mg

1.51

0.14

0.18

0.23

0.27

Vitamin E, added

mg

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

Tocopherol, beta

mg

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

Tocopherol, gamma

mg

0.12

0.01

0.01

0.02

0.02

Tocopherol, delta

mg

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

Vitamin K (phylloquinone)

mcg

55.7

5.0

6.7

8.3

10.0

Lipids

Fatty acids, total saturated

g

0.062

0.006

0.007

0.009

0.011

4:0

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

6:0

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

8:0

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

10:0

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

12:0

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

14:0

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

15:0

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

16:0

g

0.054

0.005

0.006

0.008

0.010

17:0

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

18:0

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

20:0

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

22:0

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

24:0

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

Fatty acids, total monounsaturated

g

0.008

0.001

0.001

0.001

0.001

14:1

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

15:1

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

16:1 undifferentiated

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

17:1

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

18:1 undifferentiated

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

20:1

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

22:1 undifferentiated

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated

g

0.118

0.011

0.014

0.018

0.021

18:2 undifferentiated

g

0.054

0.005

0.006

0.008

0.010

18:3 undifferentiated

g

0.013

0.001

0.002

0.002

0.002

18:4

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

20:2 n-6 c,c

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

20:3 undifferentiated

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

20:4 undifferentiated

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

20:5 n-3

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

22:5 n-3

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

22:6 n-3

g

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

0.000

Cholesterol

mg

0

0

0

0

0

Phytosterols

mg

32

3

4

5

6

Amino acids

Tryptophan

g

0.029

0.003

0.004

0.004

0.005

Threonine

g

0.086

0.008

0.010

0.013

0.015

Isoleucine

g

0.113

0.010

0.013

0.017

0.020

Leucine

g

0.133

0.012

0.016

0.020

0.024

Lysine

g

0.145

0.013

0.017

0.022

0.026

Methionine

g

0.029

0.003

0.004

0.004

0.005

Cystine

g

0.036

0.003

0.004

0.005

0.006

Phenylalanine

g

0.072

0.006

0.009

0.011

0.013

Tyrosine

g

0.048

0.004

0.006

0.007

0.009

Valine

g

0.118

0.011

0.014

0.018

0.021

Arginine

g

0.143

0.013

0.017

0.021

0.026

Histidine

g

0.047

0.004

0.006

0.007

0.008

Alanine

g

0.143

0.013

0.017

0.021

0.026

Aspartic acid

g

0.355

0.032

0.042

0.053

0.064

Glutamic acid

g

0.501

0.045

0.060

0.075

0.090

Glycine

g

0.099

0.009

0.012

0.015

0.018

Proline

g

0.162

0.015

0.019

0.024

0.029

Serine

g

0.117

0.010

0.014

0.017

0.021

Other

Alcohol, ethyl

g

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Caffeine

mg

0

0

0

0

0

Theobromine

mg

0

0

0

0

0

Carotene, beta

mcg

602

54

72

90

108

Carotene, alpha

mcg

12

1

1

2

2

Cryptoxanthin, beta

mcg

0

0

0

0

0

Lycopene

mcg

0

0

0

0

0

Lutein + zeaxanthin

mcg

951

85

114

142

170

USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 18 (2005)

References:

 

Asparagus (Nutrition Facts Chart)