Chicory Greens Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 20

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0g %0

Saturated Fat 0g %0

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 45mg %3

Total Carbohydrate 5g %1

Dietary Fiber 4g %14

Total Sugars 1g

Protein 2g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 100.0mg %7

Iron 0.9mg %5

Potassium 420mg %11

Phosphorus 47.0mg %4

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in chicory greens

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Choline, total 12.8mg %2

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.5mg %3

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.1mg %5

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1mg %8

Vitamin B6 0.1mg %8

Vitamin E 2.3mg %15

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 1.2mg %23

Vitamin C 24.0mg %27

Vitamin A 5717.0IU %191

Vitamin K 297.6µg %248

Minerals in chicory greens

Selenium 0.3µg %1

Sodium 45.0mg %3

Zinc 0.4mg %3

Phosphorus 47.0mg %5

Iron 0.9mg %5

Magnesium 30.0mg %7

Calcium 100.0mg %8

Potassium 420.0mg %11

Manganese 0.4mg %19

Copper 0.3mg %33

Amino Acids in chicory greens

Methionine 0.0g %1

Leucine 0.1g %3

Lysine 0.1g %3

Histidine 0.0g %4

Valine 0.1g %4

Threonine 0.0g %4

Phenylalanine 0.0g %4

Isoleucine 0.1g %7

Tryptophan 0.0g %10

Fatty Acids in chicory greens

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.00g %0

"~" is missing data | Data Source

Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of chicory greens is 80.0/100 which makes it a excellent quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Chicory Greens has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Leucine 59 37
Lysine 45 34
Histidine 15 15
Valine 39 39
Threonine 23 24
Isoleucine 30 51
Tryptophan 6 16
Met+Cys 22 5
Phe+Tyr 30 21

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in chicory greens is 4.4 which makes it a medium P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of chicory greens is 0.2 which makes it a low energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in chicory greens as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for chicory greens is 70/100 (excellent).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for chicory greens

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 1.42 <12
Potassium:Sodium 9.33 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 3.33 <2
Iron:Copper 3.05 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 2.13 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 82%

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This food is not insulinogenic with low insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

33% of insulinogenic calories