Chrysanthemum Leaves

Chrysanthemum Leaves, Raw has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A and Folate.

The food contains 3.01g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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 3.36 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its low fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Chrysanthemum Leaves, Raw has been given a composite ranking of 98, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein44%
 Calories from Fat17%
 Calories from Carbs39%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • No Cholesterol
  • Low in Sodium
  • Very high in Folate

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1869.9 IU37.4%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent94 mcg
Vitamin C1.4 mg2.3%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0.13 mg8.7%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.14 mg8.5%Mid 40%Average
Niacin0.53 mg2.7%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.18 mg8.8%Mid 40%Average
Folate177 mcg44.2%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate177 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents177 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.22 mg2.2%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium117 mg11.7%Top 30%High
Iron2.3 mg12.8%Top 30%High
Magnesium32 mg8%Top 30%High
Phosphorus54 mg5.4%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium566.9 mg16.2%Top 10%Very High
Sodium118 mg4.9%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.71 mg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.14 mg6.9%Mid 40%Average
Manganese0.94 mg47.1%Top 30%High
Selenium0.3 mcg0.43%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3 g1%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber3 g12%Top 30%High
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein3.4 g6.7%Mid 40%Average

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.56 g0.86%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water91.4 g
Ash1.7 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 24 Calories from Fat 5

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.56 g 0.86%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 118 mg 4.9%

Total Carbohydrates 3 g 1%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 3.4 g 6.7%

Vitamin A 37.4% Vitamin C 2.3%

Calcium 11.7% Iron 12.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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