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1 spear medium (5-1/4" to 7" long)

Asparagus

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 spear of medium (5-1/4" to 7" long)
Amount Per Serving
Calories
3
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
0.02g
0%
Saturated Fat
0.007g
0%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.014g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.001g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
0.62g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
0.3g
Protein
0.35g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
4mg
0%
Iron
0.34mg
2%
Potassium
32mg
1%
Vitamin A
121IU
2%
Vitamin C
0.9mg
2%
* 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.
Last updated: 04 Feb 08 05:07 AM
< 1%
of RDI*
(3 calories)
0% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (61%)
 
Fat (4%)
 
Protein (35%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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Nutrition summary:

Calories
3
Fat
0.02g
Carbs
0.62g
Protein
0.35g
There are 3 calories in 1 spear of medium Asparagus.
Calorie breakdown: 4% fat, 61% carbs, 35% protein.

Other 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:

Cooked Asparagus (from Fresh)
Asparagus (Solids and Liquids, Canned)
Cooked Asparagus (Canned)
Asparagus (Unprepared, Frozen)
Asparagus (Drained Solids, Canned)
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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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