Flaxseed Nutrition Facts

37 calories in 1 tbsp, ground

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Calories in Flaxseed
Seeds, flaxseed
37 calories in Flaxseed, 1 tbsp, ground
1 tbsp, ground = 7g ≈ 0.015lb ≈ 0.25oz
5.34 calories / gram
1 Weight Watchers point
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Calorie Sources:66% fats; 22% carbohydrates; 12% proteins
Fats:2.95 g (25 calories, 42% by weight)
Carbohydrates:2.02 g (8 calories, 29% by weight)
Proteins:1.28 g (4 calories, 18% by weight)
Water:0.49 g (7% by weight)
Fat Composition:72% polyunsaturated; 19% monounsaturated; 9% saturated
Trans Fat :~
Dietary Fiber:1.91 g (27% by weight)
Serving Sizes: 100 g
1 cup, whole
1 tbsp, whole
1 tbsp, ground
1 tsp, whole
1 tsp, ground
Scientific Name:Linum usitatissimum
Footnotes: Up to 12 percent flax seed can safely be used as an ingredient in food.
Food Group:Nut and Seed Products
USDA #:12220
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Vitamin A:0 IU
Retinol Activity Equivalent:~
Lutein + Zeaxanthin:45.57 mcg
Vitamin B-1:114.80 mcg
Vitamin B-2:11.20 mcg
Vitamin B-3:215.60 mcg
Vitamin B-5:68.60 mcg
Vitamin B-6:32.90 mcg
Vitamin B-9:6.09 mcg
Food folate:6.09 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalent:6.09 mcg
Folic acid:~
Vitamin B-12:~
Added Vitamin B-12:~
Choline:5.51 mg
Vitamin C:42 mcg
Vitamin D:0
Vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol):~
Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol):~
Vitamin D (D2 + D3):~
Vitamin E:21.70 mcg
Added α-Tocopherol:~
δ-Tocopherol:24.50 mcg
γ-Tocopherol:1.40 mg
Vitamin K:0.30 mcg
Calcium (Ca):17.85 mg
Copper (Cu):85.40 mcg
Fluoride (F):~
Iron (Fe):401.10 mcg
Magnesium (Mg):27.44 mg
Manganese (Mn):173.60 mcg
Phosphorus (P):44.94 mg
Potassium (K):56.91 mg
Selenium (Se):1.78 mcg
Sodium (Na):2.10 mg
Zinc (Zn):303.80 mcg
Carbohydrates Total:2.02 g
Dietary Fiber:1.91 g
Sugars Total:0.11 g
Glucose/Dextrose:28 mg
Sucrose:80.50 mg
Proteins Total:1.28 g
Essential amino acids
Phenylalanine:66.50 mg
Leucine:86.10 mg
Methionine:25.90 mg
Lysine:60.20 mg
Isoleucine:62.30 mg
Valine:74.90 mg
Threonine:53.20 mg
Tryptophan:20.30 mg
Histidine:32.90 mg
Arginine:0.13 g
Non-essential amino acids
Alanine:64.40 mg
Aspartic acid:0.14 g
Betaine:217 mcg
Cystine:23.80 mg
Glutamic acid:0.28 g
Glycine:86.80 mg
Hydroxyproline:11.90 mg
Proline:56 mg
Serine:67.90 mg
Tyrosine:34.30 mg
Fats Total:2.95 g
Saturated fatty acids:0.26 g
Monounsaturated fatty acids:0.53 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids:2.01 g
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]:560 mcg
Pentadecanoic [15:0]:350 mcg
Hexadecanoic/Palmitic [16:0]:0.15 g
Heptadecanoic/Margaric [17:0]:700 mcg
Octadecanoic/Stearic [18:0]:93.10 mg
Eicosanoic/Arachidic [20:0]:3.50 mg
Docosanoic/Behenic [22:0]:3.50 mg
Tetracosanoic/Lignoceric [24:0]:2.10 mg
Monounsaturated fatty acids
Tetradecenoic/Myristoleic [14:1]:~
Pentadecenoic [15:1]:~
Hexadecenoic/Palmitoleic [16:1]:1.40 mg
[16:1 cis]:~
[16:1 trans]:~
Heptadecenoic [17:1]:~
Octadecenoic/Oleic [18:1]:0.51 g
[18:1 cis]:~
[18:1 trans]:~
Eicosenoic/Gadoleic [20:1]:4.20 mg
Docosenoic/Erucic [22:1]:700 mcg
[22:1 cis]:~
[22:1 trans]:~
Cis-Tetracosenoic/Nervonic [24:1 cis]:4.20 mg
Polyunsaturated fatty acids
Octadecadienoic/Linoleic [18:2]:0.41 g
[18:2 CLAs]:~
[18:2 i]:~
[18:2 Ω-6 c,c]:~
[18:2 t,~]:~
[18:2 t,t]:~
Octadecatrienoic/Linolenic [18:3]:1.60 g
[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]:490 mcg
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:0.26 g
Product Type:Flaxseed
Weight Watchers Points:1 point(s)
Atkins Diet (Induction) Rating:5 / 10
Atkins Diet (Maintanence) Rating:6 / 10
Zone Diet Rating:2 / 10
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