Green Onions (Tops only)

Onions, Young Green, Tops Only has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin K.

The food contains 5.65g 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 1.8 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the low fat content makes it suitable 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 low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 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.

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.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 99, for Onions, Young Green, Tops Only, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein23%
 Calories from Fat3%
 Calories from Carbs74%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Vitamin K
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A3999.7 IU80%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent200 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene2400 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin916.1 mcg
Vitamin C45.6 mg76%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E0.21 mg0.7%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin K166.9 mcg208.6%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.07 mg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.14 mg8.2%Mid 40%Average
Niacin0.2 mg1%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.06 mg3%Bottom 30%Low
Folate14 mcg3.5%Top 30%High
Food Folate14 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents14 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.06 mg0.6%Mid 40%Average
Choline4.6 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium61 mg6.1%Mid 40%Average
Iron1.9 mg10.7%Top 30%High
Magnesium20 mg5%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus33 mg3.3%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium260 mg7.4%Mid 40%Average
Sodium4 mg0.2%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0.45 mg3%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.06 mg3.1%Bottom 30%Low
Manganese0.13 mg6.5%Mid 40%Average
Selenium0.5 mcg0.71%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate5.6 g1.9%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber3.5 g14%Top 30%High
Starch0 g
Sugars2.1 g

Protein Analysis

Protein1.8 g3.6%Bottom 30%Low

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.1 g0.15%Bottom 10%Very Low
Saturated Fat0.02 g0.08%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids2 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids36 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water91.8 g
Ash0.7 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 25 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.1 g 0.15%

Saturated Fat 0.02 g 0.08%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4 mg 0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 5.6 g 1.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 1.8 g 3.6%

Vitamin A 80% Vitamin C 76%

Calcium 6.1% Iron 10.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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