Flaxseed Nutrition Facts

18 calories in 1 tsp, whole

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Calories in Flaxseed
Seeds, flaxseed
18 calories in Flaxseed, 1 tsp, whole
1 tsp, whole = 3g ≈ 0.007lb ≈ 0.12oz
5.34 calories / gram
0 Weight Watchers points
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Calorie Sources:66% fats; 22% carbohydrates; 12% proteins
Fats:1.43 g (12 calories, 42% by weight)
Carbohydrates:0.98 g (4 calories, 29% by weight)
Proteins:0.62 g (2 calories, 18% by weight)
Water:0.24 g (7% by weight)
Fat Composition:72% polyunsaturated; 19% monounsaturated; 9% saturated
Trans Fat :~
Dietary Fiber:0.93 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:22.13 mcg
Vitamin B-1:55.76 mcg
Vitamin B-2:5.44 mcg
Vitamin B-3:104.72 mcg
Vitamin B-5:33.32 mcg
Vitamin B-6:15.98 mcg
Vitamin B-9:2.96 mcg
Food folate:2.96 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalent:2.96 mcg
Folic acid:~
Vitamin B-12:~
Added Vitamin B-12:~
Choline:2.68 mg
Vitamin C:20.40 mcg
Vitamin D:0
Vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol):~
Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol):~
Vitamin D (D2 + D3):~
Vitamin E:10.54 mcg
Added α-Tocopherol:~
δ-Tocopherol:11.90 mcg
γ-Tocopherol:678.30 mcg
Vitamin K:0.15 mcg
Calcium (Ca):8.67 mg
Copper (Cu):41.48 mcg
Fluoride (F):~
Iron (Fe):194.82 mcg
Magnesium (Mg):13.33 mg
Manganese (Mn):84.32 mcg
Phosphorus (P):21.83 mg
Potassium (K):27.64 mg
Selenium (Se):0.86 mcg
Sodium (Na):1.02 mg
Zinc (Zn):147.56 mcg
Carbohydrates Total:0.98 g
Dietary Fiber:0.93 g
Sugars Total:52.70 mg
Glucose/Dextrose:13.60 mg
Sucrose:39.10 mg
Proteins Total:0.62 g
Essential amino acids
Phenylalanine:32.30 mg
Leucine:41.82 mg
Methionine:12.58 mg
Lysine:29.24 mg
Isoleucine:30.26 mg
Valine:36.38 mg
Threonine:25.84 mg
Tryptophan:9.86 mg
Histidine:15.98 mg
Arginine:65.28 mg
Non-essential amino acids
Alanine:31.28 mg
Aspartic acid:69.36 mg
Betaine:105.40 mcg
Cystine:11.56 mg
Glutamic acid:0.14 g
Glycine:42.16 mg
Hydroxyproline:5.78 mg
Proline:27.20 mg
Serine:32.98 mg
Tyrosine:16.66 mg
Fats Total:1.43 g
Saturated fatty acids:0.12 g
Monounsaturated fatty acids:0.26 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids:0.98 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]:272 mcg
Pentadecanoic [15:0]:170 mcg
Hexadecanoic/Palmitic [16:0]:73.44 mg
Heptadecanoic/Margaric [17:0]:340 mcg
Octadecanoic/Stearic [18:0]:45.22 mg
Eicosanoic/Arachidic [20:0]:1.70 mg
Docosanoic/Behenic [22:0]:1.70 mg
Tetracosanoic/Lignoceric [24:0]:1.02 mg
Monounsaturated fatty acids
Tetradecenoic/Myristoleic [14:1]:~
Pentadecenoic [15:1]:~
Hexadecenoic/Palmitoleic [16:1]:680 mcg
[16:1 cis]:~
[16:1 trans]:~
Heptadecenoic [17:1]:~
Octadecenoic/Oleic [18:1]:0.25 g
[18:1 cis]:~
[18:1 trans]:~
Eicosenoic/Gadoleic [20:1]:2.04 mg
Docosenoic/Erucic [22:1]:340 mcg
[22:1 cis]:~
[22:1 trans]:~
Cis-Tetracosenoic/Nervonic [24:1 cis]:2.04 mg
Polyunsaturated fatty acids
Octadecadienoic/Linoleic [18:2]:0.20 g
[18:2 CLAs]:~
[18:2 i]:~
[18:2 Ω-6 c,c]:~
[18:2 t,~]:~
[18:2 t,t]:~
Octadecatrienoic/Linolenic [18:3]:0.78 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]:238 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:0.13 g
Product Type:Flaxseed
Weight Watchers Points:0 point(s)
Atkins Diet (Induction) Rating:5 / 10
Atkins Diet (Maintanence) Rating:6 / 10
Zone Diet Rating:2 / 10
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