Amaranth Grain, Uncooked

Serving Size 100 grams

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 100g (about 3.52 oz)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 371 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 7%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 65.3g 22%
Dietary Fiber 6.7g 27%
Sugars 2g
Protein 14g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 12% Iron 42%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutritional Value and Analysis

Amaranth Grain, Uncooked with a serving size of 100 grams has a total of 371 calories with 7.02 grams of fat. The serving size is equivalent to 100 grams of food and contains 63.18 calories from fat. This item is classified as cereal grains and pasta foods.

This food is a good source of iron, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, manganese, selenium, vitamin b-6, tryptophan, threonine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, valine and histidine .

Iron

A serving of 100 grams of amaranth grain, uncooked has 42% of the recommended daily needs of iron.

Magnesium

A serving of 100 grams of amaranth grain, uncooked has 59% of the recommended daily needs of magnesium.

Phosphorus

A serving of 100 grams of amaranth grain, uncooked has 45% of the recommended daily needs of phosphorus.

Copper

A serving of 100 grams of amaranth grain, uncooked has 59% of the recommended daily needs of copper.

Manganese

A serving of 100 grams of amaranth grain, uncooked has 145% of the recommended daily needs of manganese.

Selenium

A serving of 100 grams of amaranth grain, uncooked has 34% of the recommended daily needs of selenium.

Vitamin B-6

A serving of 100 grams of amaranth grain, uncooked has 35% of the recommended daily needs of vitamin b-6.

Tryptophan

A serving of 100 grams of amaranth grain, uncooked has 55% of the recommended daily needs of tryptophan.

Threonine

A serving of 100 grams of amaranth grain, uncooked has 43% of the recommended daily needs of threonine.

Isoleucine

A serving of 100 grams of amaranth grain, uncooked has 47% of the recommended daily needs of isoleucine.

Leucine

A serving of 100 grams of amaranth grain, uncooked has 31% of the recommended daily needs of leucine.

Lysine

A serving of 100 grams of amaranth grain, uncooked has 30% of the recommended daily needs of lysine.

Valine

A serving of 100 grams of amaranth grain, uncooked has 44% of the recommended daily needs of valine.

Histidine

A serving of 100 grams of amaranth grain, uncooked has 43% of the recommended daily needs of histidine.

Vitamins

NutrientAmountDV %
Vitamin A2 IU0%
Vitamin A, RAE0 µg0%
Alpha Carotene0 µg-
Beta Carotene1 µg-
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 µg-
Lutein + zeaxanthin28 µg-
Lycopene0 µg-
Vitamin B-120 µg0%
Vitamin B-60.59 mg35%
Vitamin C4.2 mg7%
Vitamin D0 IU0%
Vitamin E1.19 mg8%
→ Beta Tocopherol0.96 mg-
→ Delta Tocopherol0.69 mg-
→ Gamma Tocopherol0.19 mg-
→ Alpha Tocotrienol0 mg-
→ Beta Tocotrienol0.48 mg-
→ Delta Tocotrienol0 mg-
→ Gamma Tocotrienol0.29 mg-
Vitamin K0 µg0%

Vitamins are organic compounds required by your body to grow and develop normally. A balanced diet with a variety of foods is the best way to get the 13 different vitamins that your body requires.

Carbohydrates

NutrientAmountDV %
Carbohydrate65.25 g22%
Sugars1.69 g7%
→ Sucrose1.4 g-
→ Glucose0.27 g-
→ Fructose0.01 g-
→ Lactose0 g-
→ Maltose0.01 g-
→ Galactose0 g-
→ Starch57.27 g-
Fiber6.7 g27%

Carbohydrates, also known as carbs, saccharides, sugars or starches are the most abundant food source and a key form of energy for your body. Once ingested your body transforms carbohydrates into glucose which is used by your body as an energy source for your cells, tissues and organs.

Fats & Fatty Acids

NutrientAmountDV %
Fat7.02 g11%
Saturated Fats1.46 g7%
→ Caprylic Acid0 g-
→ Capric Acid0 g-
→ Lauric Acid0 g-
→ Myristic Acid0.01 g-
→ Palmitic Acid1.15 g-
→ Stearic Acid0.22 g-
→ Arachidic Acid0.05 g-
→ Behenic Acid0.02 g-
Monounsaturated Fats1.69 g-
→ Myristoleic Acid0 g-
→ Pentadecenoic Acid0 g-
→ Palmitoleic Acid0 g-
→ Heptadecenoic Acid0 g-
→ Oleic Acid 1.67 g-
→ Gadoleic Acid0.01 g-
Polyunsaturated Fats2.78 g-
→ Linolenic Acid (18:2)2.74 g-
→ Linolenic Acid (18:3)0.04 g-
→ Alpha-linolenic Acid0.04 g-
→ Gamma-linolenic Acid0 g-
→ Eicosadienoic Acid (20:2)0 g-
→ Eicosadienoic Acid (20:3)0 g-
→ Arachidonic Acid0 g-

Fat is important in your diet because it gives you energy and helps your body absorb vitamins. Fat is stored in your body in the form of fatty acids. Fatty acids are classified in three different types or families: saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated.

Proteins & Amino Acids

NutrientAmountDV %
Protein13.56 g27%
→ Alanine0.8 g-
→ Arginine1.06 g-
→ Aspartic acid1.26 g-
→ Cystine0.19 g-
→ Glutamic acid2.26 g-
→ Glycine1.64 g-
→ Histidine0.39 g43%
→ Isoleucine0.58 g47%
→ Leucine0.88 g31%
→ Lysine0.75 g30%
→ Methionine0.23 g19%
→ Phenylalanine0.54 g25%
→ Proline0.7 g-
→ Serine1.15 g-
→ Threonine0.56 g43%
→ Tryptophan0.18 g55%
→ Tyrosine0.33 g14%
→ Valine0.68 g44%

Proteins are present in every cell of your body and are crucial to build and maintain your bones, muscles and skin. Sources of proteins include meat, dairy products, nuts, beans and some grains. It is important to eat foods with the appropriate amount of dietary protein every day because your body does not store protein in the same way fats and carbohydrates are stored.

Minerals

NutrientAmountDV %
Calcium159 mg12%
Copper0.53 mg59%
Iron7.61 mg42%
Magnesium248 mg59%
Manganese3.33 mg145%
Phosphorus557 mg45%
Potassium508 mg11%
Selenium18.7 µg34%
Sodium4 mg0%
Zinc2.87 mg26%

Minerals are chemical elements required by your body to grow and stay healthy. There are two kinds of minerals: macrominerals and trace minerals. Macrominerals are needed by your body needs in larger amounts, while trace minerals are needed by your body in small amounts.

Sterols

NutrientAmountDV %
Cholesterol0 mg0%
→ Phytosterols24 mg-

Cholesterol is a fat like chemical compound that your body requires to build cell membranes and to produce vitamin D and hormones like estrogen and testosterone. Although your body makes all the cholesterol it needs, this nutrient is commonly found in foods like meat, eggs and cheese.

Miscellaneous

NutrientAmountDV %
Alcohol0 g-
Ash2.88 g-
Water11.29 g-

Calories Burn off Time

How long would it take to burn off Amaranth Grain, Uncooked with 371 calories?

Physical ActivityTime
Bicycling - 10 mph or less77 minutes
Dancing67 minutes
Golfing67 minutes
Hiking62 minutes
Light Gardening67 minutes
Stretching124 minutes
Walking - 3.5 mph81 minutes
Weight Training - light workout103 minutes
Aerobics46 minutes
Basketball51 minutes
Bicycling - 10 mph or more38 minutes
Running - 5 mph38 minutes
Swimming44 minutes
Walking - 4.5 mph49 minutes
Weight Training - vigorous workout51 minutes

* Values estimated based on person weighting 154 lbs.

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Footnotes

Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie reference diet. Factors like age, gender and level of physical activity may affect your daily required values.
Nutrition data based on the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 28.
The editorial opinions regarding food value or quality in this website are given without warranty, and are not intended to replace medical advice or a nutritionist guidance.

Dietary Recommendations

A healthy eating pattern that accounts for all foods and beverages within an appropriate calorie level could help achieve and maintain a healthy weight and reduce the risk of chronic disease. Healthy eating habits include the following:

  • Vegetables from all subgroups, including dark, green, red and orange vegetables and also beans and peas
  • A variety of whole fruits
  • Grains with at least half of which are whole grains
  • Low or fat free dairy products, including milk, yogurt, cheese and/or fortified soy beverages
  • Protein foods, including seafood, lean meats and poultry, eggs and nuts
  • Oils with limited amounts of saturated fats and trans fats, added sugars, and sodium