Refuse: 33% (Parings and part tops) Scientific Name: Beta vulgaris NDB No: 11080 (Nutrient values and weights are for edible portion) 

Nutrient

Units

Value per 100 grams

Number of Data Points

Std. Error

1 cup ——- 136g

1 beet (2″ dia) ——- 82g

Proximates

Water

g

87.58

21

0.723

119.11

71.82

Energy

kcal

43

0

0

58

35

Energy

kj

180

0

0

245

148

Protein

g

1.61

9

0.14

2.19

1.32

Total lipid (fat)

g

0.17

9

0.051

0.23

0.14

Ash

g

1.08

8

0.108

1.47

0.89

Carbohydrate, by difference

g

9.56

0

0

13.00

7.84

Fiber, total dietary

g

2.8

0

0

3.8

2.3

Sugars, total

g

6.76

0

0

9.19

5.54

Minerals

Calcium, Ca

mg

16

5

1.81

22

13

Iron, Fe

mg

0.80

8

0.195

1.09

0.66

Magnesium, Mg

mg

23

5

1.834

31

19

Phosphorus, P

mg

40

5

4.927

54

33

Potassium, K

mg

325

11

14.96

442

266

Sodium, Na

mg

78

13

10.198

106

64

Zinc, Zn

mg

0.35

14

0.041

0.48

0.29

Copper, Cu

mg

0.075

14

0.013

0.102

0.061

Manganese, Mn

mg

0.329

15

0.053

0.447

0.270

Selenium, Se

mcg

0.7

0

0

1.0

0.6

Vitamins

Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid

mg

4.9

5

1.544

6.7

4.0

Thiamin

mg

0.031

5

0.009

0.042

0.025

Riboflavin

mg

0.040

5

0.007

0.054

0.033

Niacin

mg

0.334

5

0.026

0.454

0.274

Pantothenic acid

mg

0.155

4

0.01

0.211

0.127

Vitamin B-6

mg

0.067

4

0.005

0.091

0.055

Folate, total

mcg

109

8

12.313

148

89

Folate, food

mcg

109

8

12.313

148

89

Folate, DFE

mcg_DFE

109

0

0

148

89

Vitamin A, IU

IU

33

0

0

45

27

Vitamin A, RAE

mcg_RAE

2

0

0

3

2

Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)

mg

0.04

0

0

0.05

0.03

Vitamin K (phylloquinone)

mcg

0.2

0

0

0.3

0.2

Lipids

Fatty acids, total saturated

g

0.027

0

0

0.037

0.022

Fatty acids, total monounsaturated

g

0.033

0

0

0.045

0.027

18:1 undifferentiated

g

0.033

0

0

0.045

0.027

Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated

g

0.061

0

0

0.083

0.050

18:2 undifferentiated

g

0.056

0

0

0.076

0.046

18:3 undifferentiated

g

0.005

0

0

0.007

0.004

Phytosterols

mg

25

1

0

34

20

Amino acids

Tryptophan

g

0.019

0

0

0.026

0.016

Threonine

g

0.047

0

0

0.064

0.039

Isoleucine

g

0.048

0

0

0.065

0.039

Leucine

g

0.068

0

0

0.092

0.056

Lysine

g

0.058

0

0

0.079

0.048

Methionine

g

0.018

0

0

0.024

0.015

Cystine

g

0.019

0

0

0.026

0.016

Phenylalanine

g

0.046

0

0

0.063

0.038

Tyrosine

g

0.038

0

0

0.052

0.031

Valine

g

0.056

0

0

0.076

0.046

Arginine

g

0.042

0

0

0.057

0.034

Histidine

g

0.021

0

0

0.029

0.017

Alanine

g

0.060

0

0

0.082

0.049

Aspartic acid

g

0.116

0

0

0.158

0.095

Glutamic acid

g

0.428

0

0

0.582

0.351

Glycine

g

0.031

0

0

0.042

0.025

Proline

g

0.042

0

0

0.057

0.034

Serine

g

0.059

0

0

0.080

0.048

Other

Carotene, beta

mcg

20

0

0

27

16

USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 18 (2005)