Dried Basil Spices

Spices, Basil, Dried has a average-calorie, high-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 60.96g 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 14.37 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average 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. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is very high.

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 42 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. 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. It is also very high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

It belongs to European cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Spices, Basil, Dried has been given a composite ranking of 99, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein17%
 Calories from Fat11%
 Calories from Carbs72%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Vitamin K

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A9375.8 IU187.5%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent469 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene5584.5 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin81 mcg
Lycopene393 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin1150.1 mcg
Vitamin C61.2 mg102%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E7.5 mg24.9%Top 10%Very High
Beta Tocopherol0 mg
Gamma Tocopherol0.7 mg
Delta Tocopherol0 mg
Vitamin K1714.5 mcg2143.2%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.15 mg9.9%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.32 mg18.6%Top 30%High
Niacin6.9 mg34.7%Top 30%High
Vitamin B62.3 mg116%Top 10%Very High
Folate274 mcg68.5%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate274 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents274 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Choline54.9 mg
Betaine16.1 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium2113.3 mg211.3%Top 10%Very High
Iron42 mg233.3%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium422 mg105.5%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus490 mg49%Top 10%Very High
Potassium3432.6 mg98.1%Top 10%Very High
Sodium34 mg1.4%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc5.8 mg38.8%Top 10%Very High
Copper1.4 mg68.3%Top 10%Very High
Manganese3.2 mg158.3%Top 10%Very High
Selenium2.8 mcg4%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate61 g20.3%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber40.5 g162%Top 10%Very High
Sugars1.7 g
Sucrose20 mg
Glucose750 mg
Fructose750 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose190 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein14.4 g28.7%Top 30%High
Tryptophan221 mg
Threonine588.1 mg
Isoleucine588.1 mg
Leucine1077.8 mg
Lysine618.1 mg
Methionine202 mg
Cystine159 mg
Phenylalanine733.1 mg
Tyrosine432 mg
Valine717 mg
Arginine662.1 mg
Histidine287 mg
Alanine747.1 mg
Aspartic Acid1695.9 mg
Glutamic Acid1565 mg
Glycine690.1 mg
Proline588.1 mg
Serine561 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat4 g6.1%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.24 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.2 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids1509.2 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids658.9 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water6.4 g
Ash14.3 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 251 Calories from Fat 33

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4 g 6.1%

Saturated Fat 0.24 g 1.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 34 mg 1.4%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g 20.3%

Dietary Fiber 40.5 g162%

Sugars 1.7 g

Protein 14.4 g 28.7%

Vitamin A 187.5% Vitamin C 102%

Calcium 211.3% Iron 233.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Per 100g | Calories 23
Protein 3.2 g | Carbs 2.65 g | Fat 0.64 g

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