Coriander seeds

Spices, Coriander Seed has a average-calorie, high-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron and Vitamin C.

The food contains 54.99g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is high in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 12.37 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's high MUFA and low PUFA. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 16.32 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also very high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Spices, Coriander Seed has been given a composite ranking of 95, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein12%
 Calories from Fat37%
 Calories from Carbs51%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Low in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Calcium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0 IU
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent0 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene0 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin0 mcg
Vitamin C21 mg35%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.24 mg15.9%Top 30%High
Riboflavin0.29 mg17.1%Top 30%High
Niacin2.1 mg10.6%Mid 40%Average
Folate0 mcg
Food Folate0 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg
Choline0 mg
Betaine0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium709 mg70.9%Top 10%Very High
Iron16.3 mg90.7%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium330 mg82.5%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus409.1 mg40.9%Top 10%Very High
Potassium1266.8 mg36.2%Top 10%Very High
Sodium35 mg1.5%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc4.7 mg31.3%Top 30%High
Copper0.97 mg48.7%Top 10%Very High
Manganese1.9 mg95%Top 10%Very High
Selenium26.2 mcg37.4%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate55 g18.3%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber41.9 g167.6%Top 10%Very High
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein12.4 g24.7%Mid 40%Average

Fat Analysis

Total Fat17.8 g27.3%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat0.99 g5%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat13.6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.8 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids1750.1 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water8.9 g
Ash6 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 298 Calories from Fat 149

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 17.8 g 27.3%

Saturated Fat 0.99 g 5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 35 mg 1.5%

Total Carbohydrates 55 g 18.3%

Dietary Fiber 41.9 g167.6%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 12.4 g 24.7%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 35%

Calcium 70.9% Iron 90.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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