Spirulina nutrition facts

Spirulina nutrition facts

Spirulina nutrition facts

Spirulina(dried)

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)

Energy 1,213 kJ (290 kcal)

Carbohydrates 23.9 g
Sugars 3.1 g

Dietary fiber 3.6 g

Fat 7.72 g
saturated 2.65 g
monounsaturated 0.675 g
polyunsaturated 2.08 g

among which Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs):

Omega-3 fatty acids 922 mg
Omega-6 fatty acids 1404 mg

Protein 57.47 g composed by:

Tryptophan 0.929 g
Threonine 2.97 g
Isoleucine 3.209 g
Leucine 4.947 g
Lysine 3.025 g
Methionine 1.149 g
Cystine 0.662 g
Phenylalanine 2.777 g
Tyrosine 2.584 g
Valine 3.512 g
Arginine 4.147 g
Histidine 1.085 g
Alanine 4.515 g
Aspartic acid 5.793 g
Glutamic acid 8.386 g
Glycine 3.099 g
Proline 2.382 g
Serine 2.998 g

Water 4.68 g

beta-carotene 342 μg (3%)
lutein and zeaxanthin 0 μg
Thiamine (vit. B1) 2.38 mg (207%)
Riboflavin (vit. B2) 3.67 mg (306%)
Niacin (vit. B3) 12.82 mg (85%)
Pantothenic acid (B5) 3.48 mg (70%)
Vitamin B6 0.364 mg (28%)
Folate (vit. B9) 94 μg (24%)
Vitamin B12 1 μg (60%)
Choline 66 mg (13%)
Vitamin C 10.1 mg (12%)
Vitamin D 0 IU (0%)
Vitamin E 5 mg (33%)
Vitamin K 25.5 μg (24%)
Calcium 120 mg (12%)
Iron 28.5 mg (219%)
Magnesium 195 mg (55%)
Manganese 1.9 mg (90%)
Phosphorus 118 mg (17%)
Potassium 1363 mg (29%)
Sodium 1048 mg (70%)
Zinc 2 mg (21%)

Content writer: Béatrice Beshara – Missbauer