Amaranth Leaves, Cooked, Boiled, Drained, Without Salt

Serving Size 100 grams

Nutritional Value and Analysis

Amaranth Leaves, Cooked, Boiled, Drained, Without Salt with a serving size of 100 grams has a total of 21 calories with 0.18 grams of fat. The serving size is equivalent to 100 grams of food and contains 1.62 calories from fat. This item is classified as vegetables and vegetable products foods.

This food is a good source of manganese, vitamin a and vitamin c . Amaranth Leaves, Cooked, Boiled, Drained, Without Salt is a low fat food because it contains less than 3 grams of fat per serving.

Manganese 37% of DV

A serving of 100 grams of amaranth leaves, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt has 37% of the recommended daily needs of manganese.

Vitamin A 55% of DV

A serving of 100 grams of amaranth leaves, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt has 55% of the recommended daily needs of vitamin a.

Vitamin C 69% of DV

A serving of 100 grams of amaranth leaves, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt has 69% of the recommended daily needs of vitamin c.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 100g (about 3.52 oz)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 21 Calories from Fat 2
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.2g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 21mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 4.1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 55% Vitamin C 69%
Calcium 16% Iron 13%

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


NutrientAmountDV %
Vitamin A2770 IU55%
Vitamin A, RAE139 µg15%
Vitamin B-120 µg0%
Vitamin B-60.18 mg11%
Vitamin C41.1 mg69%
Vitamin D0 IU0%

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.


NutrientAmountDV %
Carbohydrate4.11 g1%

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 %
Fat0.18 g0%
Saturated Fats0.05 g0%
→ Myristic Acid0 g-
→ Palmitic Acid0.04 g-
→ Stearic Acid0.01 g-
Monounsaturated Fats0.04 g-
→ Oleic Acid 0.04 g-
Polyunsaturated Fats0.08 g-
→ Linolenic Acid (18:2)0.08 g-
→ Linolenic Acid (18:3)0 g-
Trans Fats0 g0%

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 %
Protein2.11 g4%
→ Alanine0.12 g-
→ Arginine0.1 g-
→ Aspartic acid0.2 g-
→ Cystine0.03 g-
→ Glutamic acid0.25 g-
→ Glycine0.11 g-
→ Histidine0.04 g4%
→ Isoleucine0.1 g8%
→ Leucine0.17 g6%
→ Lysine0.11 g4%
→ Methionine0.03 g2%
→ Phenylalanine0.11 g5%
→ Proline0.1 g-
→ Serine0.1 g-
→ Threonine0.09 g7%
→ Tryptophan0.03 g9%
→ Tyrosine0.07 g3%
→ Valine0.12 g8%

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.


NutrientAmountDV %
Calcium209 mg16%
Copper0.16 mg18%
Iron2.26 mg13%
Magnesium55 mg13%
Manganese0.86 mg37%
Phosphorus72 mg6%
Potassium641 mg14%
Selenium0.9 µg2%
Sodium21 mg1%
Zinc0.88 mg8%

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.


NutrientAmountDV %
Cholesterol0 mg0%

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.


NutrientAmountDV %
Ash2.11 g-
Water91.49 g-

Calories Burn off Time

How long would it take to burn off Amaranth Leaves, Cooked, Boiled, Drained, Without Salt with 21calories? A brisk walk for 5 minutes, jogging for 2 minutes, or hiking for 4 minutes will help your burn off the calories in amaranth leaves, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

Burn off time varies based on your weight, physical activity and exercise intensity. The following physical activity table contains an estimated burn off time for a person weighting 154 lbs.

Physical ActivityBurn Off Time
Bicycling - 10 mph or less4 minutes
Dancing4 minutes
Golfing4 minutes
Hiking4 minutes
Light Gardening4 minutes
Stretching7 minutes
Walking - 3.5 mph5 minutes
Weight Training - light workout6 minutes
Aerobics3 minutes
Basketball3 minutes
Bicycling - 10 mph or more2 minutes
Running - 5 mph2 minutes
Swimming2 minutes
Walking - 4.5 mph3 minutes
Weight Training - vigorous workout3 minutes
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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.
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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