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Asparagus

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 cup
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 1
Calories 27
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 0.16g 0%
  Saturated Fat 0.062g 0%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.118g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Potassium 271mg  
Total Carbohydrate 5.2g 2%
  Dietary Fiber 2.8g 11%
  Sugars 2.52g  
Protein 2.95g  
 
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 3% Iron 16%
Last updated: 04 Feb 08 05:07 AM
1%
of RDI*
(27 calories)
1% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (61%)
 
Fat (4%)
 
Protein (35%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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Nutrition summary:

Calories
27
Fat
0.16g
Carbs
5.2g
Protein
2.95g
There are 27 calories in 1 cup of Asparagus.
Calorie breakdown: 4% fat, 61% carbs, 35% protein.

Common Serving Sizes:

Serving Size Calories
1 spear tip (2" long or less) 1
1 spear small (5" long or less) 2
1 spear medium (5-1/4" to 7" long) 3
1 spear large (7-1/4" to 8-1/2") 4
1 spear extra large (8-3/4" to 10" long) 5
1 oz 6
100 g 20
1 cup 27
1 lb 91

Related Types of Asparagus:

Asparagus (Solids and Liquids, Canned)
Asparagus (Unprepared, Frozen)
Cooked Asparagus (from Fresh)
Asparagus (Drained Solids, Canned)
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Related Types of Vegetables:

Onions
Carrots
Red Tomatoes
Mushrooms
Lettuce
Spinach
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See Also:

Cooked Asparagus (Fat Added in Cooking)
Kroger Extra Long Asparagus Spears
Trader Joe's Grilled Asparagus Spears
Asparagus
Cooked Asparagus
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