Baby Spinach Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 31

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1g %0

Saturated Fat 0g %0

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 74mg %4

Total Carbohydrate 4g %1

Dietary Fiber 3g %10

Total Sugars 1g

Protein 4g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 129.0mg %9

Iron 1.9mg %10

Potassium 346mg %9

Phosphorus 49.0mg %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 baby spinach

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.1mg %2

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.5mg %3

Choline, total 22.1mg %4

Vitamin C 5.5mg %6

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.1mg %8

Vitamin B6 0.2mg %13

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.2mg %17

Vitamin E 2.9mg %19

Vitamin K 372.0µg %310

Vitamin A 11726.0IU %391

Minerals in baby spinach

Zinc 0.6mg %4

Phosphorus 49.0mg %5

Sodium 74.0mg %5

Potassium 346.0mg %9

Calcium 129.0mg %10

Iron 1.9mg %11

Selenium 6.0µg %11

Copper 0.1mg %16

Magnesium 75.0mg %18

Manganese 0.7mg %31

Amino Acids in baby spinach

Histidine 0.0g %7

Methionine 0.1g %7

Leucine 0.2g %7

Isoleucine 0.1g %8

Valine 0.2g %9

Cystine 0.0g %9

Lysine 0.3g %11

Threonine 0.2g %19

Phenylalanine 0.2g %22

Tyrosine 0.2g %23

Tryptophan 0.1g %33

Fatty Acids in baby spinach

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 baby spinach is 75.0/100 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.

Baby Spinach has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Histidine 15 12
Leucine 59 51
Isoleucine 30 32
Valine 39 45
Lysine 45 63
Threonine 23 54
Tryptophan 6 25
Met+Cys 22 20
Phe+Tyr 30 106

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 baby spinach is 4.8 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 baby spinach is 0.3 which makes it a low energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in baby spinach as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for baby spinach is 66/100 (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 baby spinach

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 3.89 <12
Potassium:Sodium 4.68 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 1.72 <2
Iron:Copper 13.19 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 2.63 >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 79%

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This food is insulinogenic with low insulin load.

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

55% of insulinogenic calories