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saffron Food Facts

saffron food facts

USDA SR27 Database Food #02037 category spices-herbs Food Products
Measurement
measure spectrum
Amount: 1 tsp = 1 grams
of SAFFRON
Current Multiple = 1
02037
Measurement Choices:
1 tsp   1 tbsp

Multiply Current Measurement by:
1/2 1 2 3 4
Calories
nutrient-1
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
3 kcal
 
13 kJ
 
Macronutrients
nutrient-2
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
0.65 g
 
0.06 g
 
0.11 g
 
0.04 g
 
0.12 g
 
0.05 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
0.01 mg
 
0 mcg
 
0.8 mg
 
0.001 mg
 
0.003 mg
 
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Vitamins are:
Minerals
nutrient-4
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
1 mg
 
0.003 mg
 
0.11 mg
 
3 mg
 
0.284 mg
 
3 mg
 
0.1 mcg
 
17 mg
 
1 mg
 
0.01 mg
 
NS
 
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Minerals are:
Fat
nutrient-7
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
0.06 g
 
Fat Calories = 0.5 kcals = 15% of total
0.0121 g
nmb/Ω6   1.51:1
0.008 g
Ω6/Ω3   0.66:1
Fats and sterols.
Footnotes:

This food, briefly described as SAFFRON, supplies an extra generous amount of the following vitamins, minerals and nutrients:


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 polyunsaturated 18:3 undifferentiated Ω3 22:5 n-3 (DPA) Ω3 Iron, Fe, prevents microcitic hypochromic anemia. Magnesium, Mg, is a cofactor for enzyme systems. Manganese, Mn, is involved in formation of bone, as well as enzymes involved in amino acid, cholsterol and carbohydrate metabolism. Potassium, K, maintains cell function. Potassium blunts the rise in blood pressure due to excess sodium intake and decrease recurrence of kidney stones Vitamin B-6 is a coenzyme to metabolize amino acids, glycogen and sphingoid bases.