raw Amaranth leaves

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raw Amaranth leaves Food Facts

Amaranth leaves, raw food facts

USDA SR27 Database Food #11003 category vegetable Food Products Refuse Desc: 6
Measurement
measure spectrum
Amount: 1 cup = 28 grams
of AMARANTH LEAVES,RAW
Current Multiple = 1
11003
Measurement Choices:
1 cup   1 leaf

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Calories
nutrient-1
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
6 kcal
 
27 kJ
 
Macronutrients
nutrient-2
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
1.13 g
 
0.09 g
 
0.69 g
 
25.67 g
 
0.42 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
0.054 mg
 
0 mcg
 
12.1 mg
 
0.008 mg
 
0.044 mg
 
0.184 mg
 
0.018 mg
 
319.2 mcg
 
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Minerals
nutrient-4
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
60 mg
 
0.045 mg
 
0.65 mg
 
15 mg
 
0.248 mg
 
14 mg
 
0.3 mcg
 
171 mg
 
6 mg
 
0.25 mg
 
NS
 
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Minerals are:
Fat
nutrient-7
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
0.09 g
 
Fat Calories = 0.6 kcals = 10% of total
0.001 g
nmb/Ω6   0.02:1
0.041 g
Ω6/Ω3   41:1
Fats and sterols.
Proteins
nutrient-11
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
Nutrient
Value
Pct Daily RDA
0.69 g
 
Protein Calories = 2 kcals = 34% of total
Nine Indispensable Amino Acids
0.015 g
 
0.055 g
 
0.033 g
 
0.036 g
 
0.028 g
 
0.009 g
 
0.038 g
 
End of Nine
 
 
0.01 g
 
0.008 g
 
0.022 g
 
0.037 g
 
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Proteins are:
Footnotes:

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


Protein is the major structural component of all cells in the body and function as enzymes in membranes as transport carriers and as some hormones. During digestion and absorption, dietary proteins are broken down into amino acids which become building blocks of these fuctional and structural compounds. Histidine is the 1st of 9 essential amino acids Isoleucine is the 2nd of 9 essential amino acids Threonine is the 3rd of 9 essential amino acids Valine is the 4th of 9 essential amino acids Methionine is the 5th of 9 essential amino acids Tyrosine is the 6th of 9 essential amino acids Leucine is the 7th of 9 essential amino acids Lysine is the 8th of 9 essential amino acids Tryptophan is the 9th of 9 essential amino acids Cystine Phenylalanine
Calcium, Ca, is the essential role in blood clotting, muscle contraction, nerve transmission, bone and tooth formation Copper, Cu, is a component of enzymes in iron metabolism. 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. Phosphorus, P, helps in the maintenance of PH, storage and transfer of energy and nucleotide synthesis. Potassium, K, maintains cell function. Potassium blunts the rise in blood pressure due to excess sodium intake and decrease recurrence of kidney stones Zinc, Zn, is a component of multiple enzymes and proteins; involved in the regulation of gene expression.
Vitamin A, RAE is required for normal vision, gene expression, reduction, embryonic development and immune function (Vitamin A, IU) Vitamin B-6 is a coenzyme to metabolize amino acids, glycogen and sphingoid bases. Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid aka Dehydroascorbic Acid is a protective antioxidant. Vitamin K (phylloquinone) is a coenzyme during the synthesis of many proteins involved in blood clotting and bone metabolism. Riboflavin aka Vitamin B-2 is a conenzyme in numerous redux reactions. Folate, total is a coenzyme in the metabolism of nucleic and amino acids. Folate prevents megaloblastic anemia. Folate, food Folate, DFE Arginine Alanine Aspartic acid Glycine Proline Serine