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Cauliflower Nutrition

Cauliflower Nutrition The cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable which contains unique cancer fighting phytonutrients.

  • Cauliflower nutrition and other cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cabbage and kale), contain unique antioxidants which are associated with powerful cancer fighting benefits.

  • Cauliflower nutrition contains a good amount of vitamin C which helps to protect the bodies' cells and tissues from free radical damage, thereby helping to prevent cancer. Vitamin C also aids in dietary iron absorption.

  • Cauliflower nutrition also provides a good amount of potassium which helps the nerves and muscles to relax and also maintains the bodies' acid balance. Potassium can also lower the risk of high blood pressure.

  • One cup of cauliflower contains around 27 calories.



    THE FULL NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF CAULIFLOWERS:

    Cauliflower, raw

    Refuse: 61%  (Leaf stalks, cores and trimmings)
    Scientific Name:  Brassica oleracea (Botrytis Group)
    NDB No: 11135 (Nutrient values and weights are for edible portion)

    Nutrient Units 1.00 X 1 cup chopped (1/2" pieces)
    -------
    107g
    Proximates
    Water
    g
    98.51
    Energy
    kcal
    27
    Energy
    kJ
    111
    Protein
    g
    2.05
    Total lipid (fat)
    g
    0.30
    Ash
    g
    0.81
    Carbohydrate, by difference
    g
    5.32
    Fiber, total dietary
    g
    2.1
    Sugars, total
    g
    2.04
    Sucrose
    g
    0.00
    Glucose (dextrose)
    g
    1.01
    Fructose
    g
    1.04
    Lactose
    g
    0.00
    Maltose
    g
    0.00
    Galactose
    g
    0.00
    Minerals
    Calcium, Ca
    mg
    24
    Iron, Fe
    mg
    0.45
    Magnesium, Mg
    mg
    16
    Phosphorus, P
    mg
    47
    Potassium, K
    mg
    320
    Sodium, Na
    mg
    32
    Zinc, Zn
    mg
    0.29
    Copper, Cu
    mg
    0.042
    Manganese, Mn
    mg
    0.166
    Fluoride, F
    mcg
    1.1
    Selenium, Se
    mcg
    0.6
    Vitamins
    Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
    mg
    51.6
    Thiamin
    mg
    0.054
    Riboflavin
    mg
    0.064
    Niacin
    mg
    0.542
    Pantothenic acid
    mg
    0.714
    Vitamin B-6
    mg
    0.197
    Folate, total
    mcg
    61
    Folic acid
    mcg
    0
    Folate, food
    mcg
    61
    Folate, DFE
    mcg_DFE
    61
    Choline, total
    mg
    47.4
    Vitamin B-12
    mcg
    0.00
    Vitamin B-12, added
    mcg
    0.00
    Vitamin A, RAE
    mcg_RAE
    0
    Retinol
    mcg
    0
    Carotene, beta
    mcg
    0
    Carotene, alpha
    mcg
    0
    Cryptoxanthin, beta
    mcg
    0
    Vitamin A, IU
    IU
    0
    Lycopene
    mcg
    0
    Lutein + zeaxanthin
    mcg
    1
    Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)
    mg
    0.09
    Vitamin E, added
    mg
    0.00
    Tocopherol, beta
    mg
    0.00
    Tocopherol, gamma
    mg
    0.21
    Tocopherol, delta
    mg
    0.00
    Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
    mcg
    0.0
    Vitamin D
    IU
    0
    Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
    mcg
    16.6
    Lipids
    Fatty acids, total saturated
    g
    0.068
    4:0
    g
    0.000
    6:0
    g
    0.000
    8:0
    g
    0.000
    10:0
    g
    0.010
    12:0
    g
    0.000
    14:0
    g
    0.000
    15:0
    g
    0.001
    16:0
    g
    0.049
    17:0
    g
    0.001
    18:0
    g
    0.004
    20:0
    g
    0.002
    22:0
    g
    0.001
    24:0
    g
    0.001
    Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
    g
    0.018
    14:1
    g
    0.001
    15:1
    g
    0.000
    16:1 undifferentiated
    g
    0.002
    16:1 c
    g
    0.002
    16:1 t
    g
    0.000
    17:1
    g
    0.000
    18:1 undifferentiated
    g
    0.015
    18:1 c
    g
    0.015
    20:1
    g
    0.000
    22:1 undifferentiated
    g
    0.000
    22:1 t
    g
    0.000
    24:1 c
    g
    0.001
    Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
    g
    0.016
    18:2 undifferentiated
    g
    0.009
    18:2 n-6 c,c
    g
    0.006
    18:2 CLAs
    g
    0.002
    18:2 t not further defined
    g
    0.000
    18:3 undifferentiated
    g
    0.007
    18:3 n-3 c,c,c (ALA)
    g
    0.007
    18:3 n-6 c,c,c
    g
    0.000
    18:4
    g
    0.000
    20:2 n-6 c,c
    g
    0.000
    20:3 undifferentiated
    g
    0.000
    20:4 undifferentiated
    g
    0.000
    20:3 n-6
    g
    0.000
    20:5 n-3 (EPA)
    g
    0.000
    22:4
    g
    0.000
    22:5 n-3 (DPA)
    g
    0.000
    22:6 n-3 (DHA)
    g
    0.000
    Fatty acids, total trans
    g
    0.000
    Fatty acids, total trans-monoenoic
    g
    0.000
    Cholesterol
    mg
    0
    Phytosterols
    mg
    19
    Amino acids
    Tryptophan
    g
    0.021
    Threonine
    g
    0.081
    Isoleucine
    g
    0.076
    Leucine
    g
    0.113
    Lysine
    g
    0.232
    Methionine
    g
    0.021
    Cystine
    g
    0.021
    Phenylalanine
    g
    0.070
    Tyrosine
    g
    0.055
    Valine
    g
    0.134
    Arginine
    g
    0.092
    Histidine
    g
    0.060
    Alanine
    g
    0.124
    Aspartic acid
    g
    0.189
    Glutamic acid
    g
    0.275
    Glycine
    g
    0.076
    Proline
    g
    0.076
    Serine
    g
    0.092
    Other
    Alcohol, ethyl
    g
    0.0
    Caffeine
    mg
    0
    Theobromine
    mg
    0
    USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 22 (2009)

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