Flaxseed Nutrition Facts

13 calories in 1 tsp, ground

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Calories in Flaxseed
Seeds, flaxseed
13 calories in Flaxseed, 1 tsp, ground
1 tsp, ground = 2g ≈ 0.006lb ≈ 0.09oz
5.34 calories / gram
0 Weight Watchers points
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Calorie Sources:66% fats; 22% carbohydrates; 12% proteins
Fats:1.05 g (9 calories, 42% by weight)
Carbohydrates:0.72 g (3 calories, 29% by weight)
Proteins:0.46 g (2 calories, 18% by weight)
Alcohol:~
Water:0.17 g (7% by weight)
Fat Composition:72% polyunsaturated; 19% monounsaturated; 9% saturated
Trans Fat :~
Dietary Fiber:0.68 g (27% by weight)
Cholesterol:~
Caffeine:~
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:~
Retinol Activity Equivalent:~
α-Carotene:~
β-Carotene:~
β-Cryptoxanthin:~
Lycopene:~
Lutein + Zeaxanthin:16.28 mcg
Vitamin B-1:41 mcg
Vitamin B-2:4.00 mcg
Vitamin B-3:77 mcg
Vitamin B-5:24.50 mcg
Vitamin B-6:11.75 mcg
Vitamin B-9:2.17 mcg
Food folate:2.17 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalent:2.17 mcg
Folic acid:~
Vitamin B-12:~
Added Vitamin B-12:~
Choline:1.97 mg
Vitamin C:15 mcg
Vitamin D:0
Vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol):~
Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol):~
Vitamin D (D2 + D3):~
Vitamin E:7.75 mcg
Added α-Tocopherol:~
β-Tocopherol:~
δ-Tocopherol:8.75 mcg
γ-Tocopherol:498.75 mcg
Vitamin K:0.11 mcg
Calcium (Ca):6.38 mg
Copper (Cu):30.50 mcg
Fluoride (F):~
Iron (Fe):143.25 mcg
Magnesium (Mg):9.80 mg
Manganese (Mn):62 mcg
Phosphorus (P):16.05 mg
Potassium (K):20.33 mg
Selenium (Se):0.63 mcg
Sodium (Na):750 mcg
Zinc (Zn):108.50 mcg
Cholesterol:~
Phytosterols:~
Campesterol:~
Stigmasterol:~
β-sitosterol:~
Carbohydrates Total:0.72 g
Dietary Fiber:0.68 g
Sugars Total:38.75 mg
Fructose:~
Galactose:~
Glucose/Dextrose:10 mg
Lactose:~
Maltose:~
Sucrose:28.75 mg
Starch:~
Proteins Total:0.46 g
Essential amino acids
Phenylalanine:23.75 mg
Leucine:30.75 mg
Methionine:9.25 mg
Lysine:21.50 mg
Isoleucine:22.25 mg
Valine:26.75 mg
Threonine:19 mg
Tryptophan:7.25 mg
Histidine:11.75 mg
Arginine:48.00 mg
Non-essential amino acids
Alanine:23 mg
Aspartic acid:51 mg
Betaine:77.50 mcg
Cystine:8.50 mg
Glutamic acid:0.10 g
Glycine:31 mg
Hydroxyproline:4.25 mg
Proline:20 mg
Serine:24.25 mg
Tyrosine:12.25 mg
Fats Total:1.05 g
Saturated fatty acids:91.50 mg
Monounsaturated fatty acids:0.19 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids:0.72 g
Trans fatty acids:~
Trans-monoenoic:~
Trans-polyenoic:~
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]:200 mcg
Pentadecanoic [15:0]:125.00 mcg
Hexadecanoic/Palmitic [16:0]:54 mg
Heptadecanoic/Margaric [17:0]:250.00 mcg
Octadecanoic/Stearic [18:0]:33.25 mg
Eicosanoic/Arachidic [20:0]:1.25 mg
Docosanoic/Behenic [22:0]:1.25 mg
Tetracosanoic/Lignoceric [24:0]:750.00 mcg
Monounsaturated fatty acids
Tetradecenoic/Myristoleic [14:1]:~
Pentadecenoic [15:1]:~
Hexadecenoic/Palmitoleic [16:1]:500.00 mcg
[16:1 cis]:~
[16:1 trans]:~
Heptadecenoic [17:1]:~
Octadecenoic/Oleic [18:1]:0.18 g
[18:1 cis]:~
[18:1 trans]:~
Eicosenoic/Gadoleic [20:1]:1.50 mg
Docosenoic/Erucic [22:1]:250.00 mcg
[22:1 cis]:~
[22:1 trans]:~
Cis-Tetracosenoic/Nervonic [24:1 cis]:1.50 mg
Polyunsaturated fatty acids
Octadecadienoic/Linoleic [18:2]:0.15 g
[18:2 CLAs]:~
[18:2 i]:~
[18:2 Ω-6 c,c]:~
[18:2 t,~]:~
[18:2 t,t]:~
Octadecatrienoic/Linolenic [18:3]:0.57 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]:175 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:93 mg
Caffeine:~
Theobromine:~
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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