Asparagus Nutrition Facts

5 calories in 1 spear, extra large (8-3/4" to 10" long)

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Calories in Asparagus
Asparagus, raw
5 calories in Asparagus, 1 spear, extra large (8-3/4" to 10" long)
1 spear, extra large = 24g ≈ 0.053lb ≈ 0.85oz
0.20 calories / gram
0 Weight Watchers points
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Calorie Sources:68% carbohydrates; 27% proteins; 5% fats
Fats:28.80 mg
Carbohydrates:0.93 g (3 calories, 4% by weight)
Proteins:0.53 g (1 calorie, 2% by weight)
Water:22.37 g (93% by weight)
Fat Composition:56% polyunsaturated; 44% saturated
Trans Fat :~
Dietary Fiber:0.50 g (2% by weight)
Serving Sizes: 100 g
1 cup
1 spear, small (5" long or less)
1 spear, medium (5-1/4" to 7" long)
1 spear, large (7-1/4" to 8-1/2")
1 spear, extra large (8-3/4" to 10" long)
1 spear tip (2" long or less)
Scientific Name:Asparagus officinalis
Refuse:47 %
Refuse Description:Butt ends
Food Group:Vegetables and Vegetable Products
USDA #:11011
Tags: asparagas; asparagus;
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Vitamin A:181 IU
Retinol Activity Equivalent:9.12 mcg
α-Carotene:2.16 mcg
β-Carotene:107.76 mcg
Lutein + Zeaxanthin:170.40 mcg
Vitamin B-1:33.60 mcg
Vitamin B-2:33.60 mcg
Vitamin B-3:232.80 mcg
Vitamin B-5:64.80 mcg
Vitamin B-6:21.60 mcg
Vitamin B-9:12.48 mcg
Food folate:12.48 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalent:12.48 mcg
Folic acid:~
Vitamin B-12:~
Added Vitamin B-12:~
Choline:3.84 mg
Vitamin C:1.34 mg
Vitamin D:0
Vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol):~
Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol):~
Vitamin D (D2 + D3):~
Vitamin E:271.20 mcg
Added α-Tocopherol:~
γ-Tocopherol:21.60 mcg
Vitamin K:9.98 mcg
Calcium (Ca):5.76 mg
Copper (Cu):43.20 mcg
Fluoride (F):~
Iron (Fe):513.60 mcg
Magnesium (Mg):3.36 mg
Manganese (Mn):36 mcg
Phosphorus (P):12.48 mg
Potassium (K):48.48 mg
Selenium (Se):0.55 mcg
Sodium (Na):480 mcg
Zinc (Zn):129.60 mcg
Phytosterols:5.76 mg
Carbohydrates Total:0.93 g
Dietary Fiber:0.50 g
Sugars Total:0.45 g
Fructose:0.24 g
Glucose/Dextrose:0.16 g
Sucrose:55.20 mg
Proteins Total:0.53 g
Essential amino acids
Phenylalanine:16.80 mg
Leucine:28.80 mg
Methionine:7.20 mg
Lysine:24 mg
Isoleucine:16.80 mg
Valine:26.40 mg
Threonine:19.20 mg
Tryptophan:4.80 mg
Histidine:9.60 mg
Arginine:21.60 mg
Non-essential amino acids
Alanine:26.40 mg
Aspartic acid:0.12 g
Betaine:144 mcg
Cystine:7.20 mg
Glutamic acid:55.20 mg
Glycine:21.60 mg
Proline:16.80 mg
Serine:24 mg
Tyrosine:12 mg
Fats Total:28.80 mg
Saturated fatty acids:9.60 mg
Monounsaturated fatty acids:~
Polyunsaturated fatty acids:12 mg
Trans fatty acids:~
Saturated fatty acids
Butanoic/Butyric [4:0]:~
Hexanoic/Caproic [6:0]:~
Octanoic/Caprylic [8:0]:~
Decanoic/Capric [10:0]:~
Dodecanoic/Lauric [12:0]:~
Tridecanoic [13:0]:~
Tetradecanoic/Myristic [14:0]:~
Pentadecanoic [15:0]:~
Hexadecanoic/Palmitic [16:0]:9.60 mg
Heptadecanoic/Margaric [17:0]:~
Octadecanoic/Stearic [18:0]:~
Eicosanoic/Arachidic [20:0]:~
Docosanoic/Behenic [22:0]:~
Tetracosanoic/Lignoceric [24:0]:~
Monounsaturated fatty acids
Tetradecenoic/Myristoleic [14:1]:~
Pentadecenoic [15:1]:~
Hexadecenoic/Palmitoleic [16:1]:~
[16:1 cis]:~
[16:1 trans]:~
Heptadecenoic [17:1]:~
Octadecenoic/Oleic [18:1]:~
[18:1 cis]:~
[18:1 trans]:~
Eicosenoic/Gadoleic [20:1]:~
Docosenoic/Erucic [22:1]:~
[22:1 cis]:~
[22:1 trans]:~
Cis-Tetracosenoic/Nervonic [24:1 cis]:~
Polyunsaturated fatty acids
Octadecadienoic/Linoleic [18:2]:9.60 mg
[18:2 CLAs]:~
[18:2 i]:~
[18:2 Ω-6 c,c]:~
[18:2 t,~]:~
[18:2 t,t]:~
Octadecatrienoic/Linolenic [18:3]:2.40 mg
[18:3 Ω-3 c,c,c]:~
[18:3 Ω-6 c,c,c]:~
[18:3 i]:~
Octadecatetraenoic/Parinaric [18:4]:~
Eicosadienoic [20:2 Ω-6 c,c]:~
Eicosatrienoic [20:3]:~
[20:3 Ω-3]:~
[20:3 Ω-6]:~
Eicosatetraenoic/Arachidonic [20:4]:~
[20:4 Ω-6]:~
Eicosapentaenoic/Timnodonic [20:5 Ω-3]:~
Heneicosapentaenoic (HPA) [21:5]:~
Docosatetraenoic/Adrenic [22:4]:~
Docosapentaenoic/Clupanodonic [22:5 Ω-3]:~
Docosahexaenoic (DHA) [22:6 Ω-3]:~
Ash:0.14 g
Product Type:Asparagus
Weight Watchers Points:0 point(s)
Atkins Diet (Induction) Rating:3 / 10
Atkins Diet (Maintanence) Rating:3 / 10
Zone Diet Rating:3 / 10
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