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flaxseed, seeds food facts

USDA SR27 Database Food #12220 category seeds-nuts Food Products
Measurement
measure spectrum
Amount: 1 tbsp, whole = 10 grams
of SEEDS,FLAXSEED
6 data points used
Current Multiple = 1
12220
Measurement Choices:
1 tbsp, whole   1 cup, whole
1 tbsp, ground   1 tsp, whole
1 tsp, ground  

Multiply Current Measurement by:
1/2 1 2 3 4
Calories
nutrient-1
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
53 kcal
 
223 kJ
 
Macronutrients
nutrient-2
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
2.89 g
 
4.22 g
 
1.83 g
 
2.7 g
 
0.7 g
 
0.37 g
 
Macronutrients are elements or substances that are essential in larger amounts to the growth and health of a living organism.
Close Notes
Vitamins
nutrient-3
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
0.047 mg
 
0 mcg
 
0.1 mg
 
0.03 mg
 
0.164 mg
 
0.016 mg
 
0.308 mg
 
0.099 mg
 
9 mcg
 
7.9 mg
 
0.3 mg
 
0.4 mcg
 
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Vitamins are:
Minerals
nutrient-4
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
26 mg
 
0.122 mg
 
0.57 mg
 
39 mg
 
0.248 mg
 
64 mg
 
2.5 mcg
 
81 mg
 
3 mg
 
0.43 mg
 
NS
 
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Minerals are:
Sugars
nutrient-5
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
0.16 g
 
0.12 g
 
0.04 g
 
0 g
 
0 g
 
0 g
 
0 g
 
Sugar
0 g
 
NS
 
0 mg
 
0 mg
 
Fat
nutrient-7
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
4.22 g
 
Fat Calories = 35.4 kcals = 67% of total
2.281 g
nmb/Ω6   3.86:1
0.591 g
Ω6/Ω3   0.26:1
Fats and sterols.
Sterols
nutrient-8
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Proteins
nutrient-11
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
1.83 g
 
Protein Calories = 6.8 kcals = 13% of total
Nine Indispensable Amino Acids
0.047 g
 
0.124 g
 
0.09 g
 
0.086 g
 
0.077 g
 
0.03 g
 
0.107 g
 
End of Nine
 
 
0.037 g
 
0.034 g
 
0.049 g
 
0.096 g
 
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Proteins are:
Cartenoids
nutrient-13
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Vitamin A - RAE
0 mcg
 
0 mcg
 
Vitamin A - IU
0 mcg
 
Cartenoids are:
Footnotes:
~Up to 12 percent flax seed can safely be used as an ingredient in food.~ D ~Other phytosterols = 49.0 mg/100g; these include delta 5-avenasterol (21.2), campestanol (2.8), brassicasterol (1.1) and other minor phytosterols (23.9 mg).~ D

This food, briefly described as SEEDS,FLAXSEED, supplies an extra generous amount of the following vitamins, minerals and nutrients:
Methionine is the 5th of 9 essential amino acids Tryptophan is the 9th of 9 essential amino acids Cystine


Total lipid (fat) This food has a higher than average amount of lipids (fat). Fat is required by the body, but some sources of fat are better than others. The fat types that are present in generous amounts (if any) are as follows: Fatty acids, total monounsaturated Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 18:3 undifferentiated Ω3 18:2 undifferentiated Ω6
Fiber, total dietary Function: Adequate fiber improves laxation. Reduces the risk of coranary heart disease. Helps maintain normal blood glucose levels. Magnesium, Mg, is a cofactor for enzyme systems. Phosphorus, P, helps in the maintenance of PH, storage and transfer of energy and nucleotide synthesis. Selenium, Se, provides defense against oxidative stress and regulation of thyroid hormone action, and reduction and oxidation. Zinc, Zn, is a component of multiple enzymes and proteins; involved in the regulation of gene expression. Thiamin aka Vitamin B-1 Tocopherol, gamma Arginine Glutamic acid Glycine Hydroxyproline Fatty acids, total saturated Stigmasterol Campesterol Beta-sitosterol