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Fenugreek nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Spices, fenugreek seed
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Fenugreek

Fenugreek
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
93 with glucose (glucose 97) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5897315/ 63 with rice (rice 79) 57 with wheat (wheat 74) http://njirm.pbworks.com/f/6.Comparative%20study%20of%20Fenugreek%20seeds%20on%20glycemic%20index.29-37.pdf
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
0 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
323
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
33.75 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
0.25 tsp (0.5 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
-1.2 (alkaline)
98% Iron
93% Fiber
92% Potassium
89% Magnesium
87% Calcium
Explanation: The given food contains more Iron than 98% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Iron than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Fiber, Potassium, Magnesium, and Calcium.

Fenugreek Glycemic index (GI)

Source:
93 with glucose (glucose 97) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5897315/ 63 with rice (rice 79) 57 with wheat (wheat 74) http://njirm.pbworks.com/f/6.Comparative%20study%20of%20Fenugreek%20seeds%20on%20glycemic%20index.29-37.pdf
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
0

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 53% 1258% 137% 127% 68% 9% 69% 370% 161% 35% 0%
Calcium: 176 mg of 1,000 mg 18%
Iron: 33.53 mg of 8 mg 419%
Magnesium: 191 mg of 420 mg 45%
Phosphorus: 296 mg of 700 mg 42%
Potassium: 770 mg of 3,400 mg 23%
Sodium: 67 mg of 2,300 mg 3%
Zinc: 2.5 mg of 11 mg 23%
Copper: 1.11 mg of 1 mg 123%
Manganese: 1.228 mg of 2 mg 53%
Selenium: 6.3 µg of 55 µg 11%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Iron
33.53 mg
TOP 2%
Potassium
770 mg
TOP 8%
Magnesium
191 mg
TOP 11%
Calcium
176 mg
TOP 13%
Copper
1.11 mg
TOP 16%
Phosphorus
296 mg
TOP 17%
Manganese
1.228 mg
TOP 31%
Zinc
2.5 mg
TOP 35%
Sodium
67 mg
TOP 60%
Selenium
6.3 µg
TOP 65%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 10% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 43% 0% 0%
Vitamin A: 60 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 3 mg of 90 mg 3%
Vitamin B1: 0.322 mg of 1 mg 27%
Vitamin B2: 0.366 mg of 1 mg 28%
Vitamin B3: 1.64 mg of 16 mg 10%
Vitamin B5: 0 mg of 5 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 0.6 mg of 1 mg 46%
Folate: 57 µg of 400 µg 14%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B2
0.366 mg
TOP 20%
Vitamin B6
0.6 mg
TOP 20%
Vitamin B1
0.322 mg
TOP 25%
Folate
57 µg
TOP 33%
Vitamin C
3 mg
TOP 33%
Vitamin A
60 IU
TOP 47%
Vitamin B3
1.64 mg
TOP 61%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

23% 7% 59% 9% 4%
Protein:
Daily Value: 46%
23 g of 50 g
46%
Fats:
Daily Value: 10%
6.41 g of 65 g
10%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 19%
58.35 g of 300 g
19%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
8.84 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
3.4 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 419% 257% 266% 194% 241% 97% 187% 182% 287%
Tryptophan: 391 mg of 280 mg 140%
Threonine: 898 mg of 1,050 mg 86%
Isoleucine: 1241 mg of 1,400 mg 89%
Leucine: 1757 mg of 2,730 mg 64%
Lysine: 1684 mg of 2,100 mg 80%
Methionine: 338 mg of 1,050 mg 32%
Phenylalanine: 1089 mg of 1,750 mg 62%
Valine: 1102 mg of 1,820 mg 61%
Histidine: 668 mg of 700 mg 95%

Fat type information

1.46%
Saturated Fat: 1.46 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g

Fiber content ratio for Fenugreek

24.6% 33.75%
Sugar: 0 g
Fiber: 24.6 g
Other: 33.75 g

All nutrients for Fenugreek per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 24% 33.75g 1.6 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 55% 17% 23g 8.2 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 10% 45% 6.41g 5.2 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 19% 17% 58.35g 2.1 times more than Rice Rice
Calories 16% 27% 323kcal 6.9 times more than Orange Orange
Fiber 98% 7% 24.6g 10.3 times more than Orange Orange
Calcium 18% 13% 176mg 1.4 times more than Milk Milk
Iron 419% 2% 33.53mg 12.9 times more than Beef Beef
Magnesium 45% 11% 191mg 1.4 times more than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 42% 17% 296mg 1.6 times more than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 23% 8% 770mg 5.2 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 3% 60% 67mg 7.3 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 23% 35% 2.5mg 2.5 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 123% 16% 1.11mg 7.8 times more than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 1% 47% 60IU 278.4 times less than Carrot Carrot
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A Egg
Vitamin C 3% 33% 3mg 17.7 times less than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 27% 25% 0.32mg 1.2 times more than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 28% 20% 0.37mg 2.8 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 10% 61% 1.64mg 5.8 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 46% 20% 0.6mg 5 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 14% 33% 57µg 1.1 times less than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A Pork
Tryptophan 0% 43% 0.39mg 1.3 times more than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 61% 0.9mg 1.2 times more than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 50% 1.24mg 1.4 times more than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 59% 1.76mg 1.4 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 63% 1.68mg 3.7 times more than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 70% 0.34mg 3.5 times more than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 51% 1.09mg 1.6 times more than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 58% 1.1mg 1.8 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 61% 0.67mg 1.1 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A Egg
Trans Fat N/A 100% 0g N/A Margarine
Saturated Fat 7% 54% 1.46g 4 times less than Beef Beef

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 323
% Daily Value*
9%
Total Fat 6g
5%
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
3%
Sodium 67mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate 58g
100%
Dietary Fiber 25g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 23g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 176mg 18%

Iron 34mg 425%

Potassium 770mg 23%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
ok
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Fenugreek nutrition infographic

Fenugreek nutrition infographic
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171324/nutrients

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