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Alfalfa Sprouts is a food in the "Spices and Herbs" category and it is high in proteins. It is a food with a very low energy density: 100g provide about 1% of the recommended daily energy intake. Alfalfa Sprouts as a high content of , which is why its daily consumption should be limited. Alfalfa Sprouts is rich in minerals and vitamins. The most present mineral is Potassium (K) and in 100g it contains enough Copper (Cu) to provide 17% of the daily requirement. The most common vitamin is Ascorbic acid (C) and in 100g it contains enough Vitamin K to provide 25% of the daily requirement.

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Nutrition Facts (100g)

Energy 23 kcal
96 kJ
Water 92.8 g
93 ml
Protein 3.99 g 8%
Carbohydrate 2.1 g 1%
Sugars 0.2 g 0%
Fiber 1.9 g 7%
Fat 0.69 g 1%
Saturated 2 0.069 g (of recommended max) 0%
Monounsatured 0.056 g 0%
Polyunsatured 0.409 g 2%

2 A maximum of 20g of saturated fat per day is recommended


Calcium (Ca) 32 mg 2%
Iron (Fe) 1 mg 6%
Magnesium (Mg) 27 mg 6%
Phosphorus (P) 70 mg 6%
Potassium (K) 79 mg 2%
Sodium (Na) 6 mg 0%
Zinc (Zn) 0.92 mg 8%
Copper (Cu) 0.157 mg 17%
Selenium (Se) 0.0006 mg 1%


Thiamin (B1) 0.076 mg 6%
Riboflavin (B2) 0.126 mg 10%
Niacin (B3) 0.481 mg 3%
Pyridoxine (B6) 0.034 mg 2%
Folate (B9) 0.036 mg 9%
Ascorbic acid (C) 8.2 mg 9%
Vitamin A 0.008 mg 1%
Vitamin K 0.0305 mg 25%

Data analysis

Macronutrients relative proportion

This graph shows the relative percentage of each macronutrient in relation to the one most present. Alfalfa Sprouts is high in proteins.

Carbohydrates: 31%
Fats: 10.2%
Proteins: 58.8%

Vitamins relative proportion

This graph shows the percentage of each vitamin in relation to the one most present. The most abundant vitamin is Ascorbic Acid (C). Ascorbic Acid (C) is a water soluble vitamin. This means that it is easily absorbed by the body and any excess is removed. Ascorbic Acid (C) is important for the synthesis of certain proteins and neurotransmitters. It helps to heal wounds and it's a natural antioxidant.

This graph shows the amount of each vitamin (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).

Minerals relative proportion

This graph shows the percentage of each mineral in relation to the one most present. The most abundant mineral is Potassium (K). Potassium (K) is labeled as macromineral because the body needs it in high amount. Potassium (K) helps the body keep proper fluid balance, nerve transmission, and muscle contraction.

This graph shows the amount of each mineral (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).

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