Broccoli: nutrition facts & data
avg Vegetables and vegetable products
|Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g)||2.0||5.2|
Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories
An average portion size (150g) of Broccoli contains:
- 51.0 Calories
- 0.0g of Fat
- 6.0g of Protein
- and 4.5g of Carbs
- 30.0mg of sodium - 0.0% of the RDA for sodium.
- 30.0mg of Magnesium, that covers 0.1% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
- 0.8mg of Zinc - 0.1% of the RDA for Zinc.
- 1.2mg of Iron - 0.1% of the RDA for Iron.
- 390.0mg of Potassium - 0.1% of the RDA for Potassium.
- 142.5mg of Vitamin C - 1.5% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
- No Vitamin B12
For every gram of carbs in Broccoli you get
- 1.33 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Vegetables and vegetable products have on average 0.40g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
- 0.00 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Vegetables and vegetable products 0.20g)
- 1.00 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Vegetables and vegetable products 0.56g)
Nutrient distribution per gram
What vitamins are in Broccoli?
|Vitamin C (mg)||95.0||32.1|
|Vitamin E (mg)||0.6||0.9|
|Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg)||0.1||0.1|
|Vitamin B2 (mg)||0.2||0.1|
|Vitamin B6 (mg)||0.3||0.1|
|Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg)||40.0||37.8|
|Vitamin B12 (μg)||0.0||0.0|
Is Broccoli rich in vitamins?
The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (150g) for Broccoli of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for each vitamin in percent.
Learn more about RDA values for vitamins by clicking on the names in the table above.
Minerals in Broccoli
Is Broccoli high in minerals?
Again, for every mineral contained in Broccoli we looked at the portion size (150g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.
Learn more about RDA values for minerals by clicking on the names in the table above.
Carbohydrates in Broccoli
3.0% of Broccoli are carbs, per serving of 150g that makes 4.5g of carbs.
Monosachharides and polysaccharides
|Total carbs (g)||3.0||5.2|
How high are the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Broccoli?
The Glycemic Index of Broccoli is 15, which would be considered as low. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 0.7 and can be regarded as low.
Allergens in Broccoli
- is Gluten free
- has no Lactose
- low amounts of Fructose
Fatty acids and cholesterol in Broccoli
Of the 0.0g total fat per 100g in Broccoli, 0.0g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.1g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.0g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 0.0mg.