Onions Nutrition Facts

The Nutritional Value of Onions, raw

Refuse: 10% (Stem ends, sprouts and defects)
Scientific Name: Allium cepa
NDB No: 11282 (Nutrient values and weights are for edible portion)

 

Nutrient Units Value per
100 grams
Number
of Data
Points
Std.
Error
Proximates
Water
g
89.11
34
0.248
Energy
kcal
40
0
0
Energy
kj
166
0
0
Protein
g
1.10
25
0.036
Total lipid (fat)
g
0.10
22
0.005
Ash
g
0.35
24
0.003
Carbohydrate, by difference
g
9.34
0
0
Fiber, total dietary
g
1.7
10
0.048
Sugars, total
g
4.24
0
0
Sucrose
g
0.99
16
0.05
Glucose (dextrose)
g
1.97
16
0.054
Fructose
g
1.29
16
0.052
Lactose
g
0.00
5
0
Maltose
g
0.00
5
0
Galactose
g
0.00
0
0
Starch
g
0.00
3
0
Minerals
Calcium, Ca
mg
23
89
0.568
Iron, Fe
mg
0.21
90
0.008
Magnesium, Mg
mg
10
90
0.152
Phosphorus, P
mg
29
89
0.584
Potassium, K
mg
146
89
2.951
Sodium, Na
mg
4
81
0.158
Zinc, Zn
mg
0.17
90
0.004
Copper, Cu
mg
0.039
86
0.002
Manganese, Mn
mg
0.129
89
0.004
Fluoride, F
mcg
1.1
12
0.1
Selenium, Se
mcg
0.5
49
0.143
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
mg
7.4
17
0.053
Thiamin
mg
0.046
25
0.001
Riboflavin
mg
0.027
12
0.002
Niacin
mg
0.116
15
0.003
Pantothenic acid
mg
0.123
24
0.002
Vitamin B-6
mg
0.120
25
0.004
Folate, total
mcg
19
17
0.059
Folic acid
mcg
0
0
0
Folate, food
mcg
19
17
0.059
Folate, DFE
mcg_DFE
19
0
0
Choline, total
mg
6.1
0
0
Betaine
mg
0.1
1
0
Vitamin B-12
mcg
0.00
0
0
Vitamin B-12, added
mcg
0.00
0
0
Vitamin A, IU
IU
2
0
0
Vitamin A, RAE
mcg_RAE
0
0
0
Retinol
mcg
0
0
0
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)
mg
0.02
5
0
Vitamin E, added
mg
0.00
0
0
Tocopherol, beta
mg
0.00
5
0
Tocopherol, gamma
mg
0.00
5
0
Tocopherol, delta
mg
0.00
5
0
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
mcg
0.4
9
0.011
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated
g
0.042
0
0
4:0
g
0.000
0
0
6:0
g
0.000
0
0
8:0
g
0.000
4
0
10:0
g
0.000
4
0
12:0
g
0.000
4
0
14:0
g
0.004
4
0
15:0
g
0.000
4
0
16:0
g
0.034
4
0.003
17:0
g
0.000
4
0
18:0
g
0.004
4
0
20:0
g
0.000
4
0
22:0
g
0.000
4
0
24:0
g
0.000
4
0
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
g
0.013
0
0
14:1
g
0.000
4
0
15:1
g
0.000
4
0
16:1 undifferentiated
g
0.000
4
0
17:1
g
0.000
4
0
18:1 undifferentiated
g
0.013
4
0.002
20:1
g
0.000
4
0
22:1 undifferentiated
g
0.000
4
0
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
g
0.017
0
0
18:2 undifferentiated
g
0.013
4
0.002
18:3 undifferentiated
g
0.004
4
0
18:4
g
0.000
4
0
20:2 n-6 c,c
g
0.000
4
0
20:3 undifferentiated
g
0.000
4
0
20:4 undifferentiated
g
0.000
4
0
20:5 n-3
g
0.000
4
0
22:5 n-3
g
0.000
4
0
22:6 n-3
g
0.000
4
0
Cholesterol
mg
0
0
0
Phytosterols
mg
15
1
0
Amino acids
Tryptophan
g
0.014
0
0
Threonine
g
0.021
0
0
Isoleucine
g
0.014
0
0
Leucine
g
0.025
0
0
Lysine
g
0.039
0
0
Methionine
g
0.002
0
0
Cystine
g
0.004
0
0
Phenylalanine
g
0.025
0
0
Tyrosine
g
0.014
0
0
Valine
g
0.021
0
0
Arginine
g
0.104
0
0
Histidine
g
0.014
0
0
Alanine
g
0.021
0
0
Aspartic acid
g
0.091
0
0
Glutamic acid
g
0.258
0
0
Glycine
g
0.025
0
0
Proline
g
0.012
0
0
Serine
g
0.021
0
0
Other
Alcohol, ethyl
g
0.0
0
0
Caffeine
mg
0
0
0
Theobromine
mg
0
0
0
Carotene, beta
mcg
1
0
0
Carotene, alpha
mcg
0
0
0
Cryptoxanthin, beta
mcg
0
0
0
Lycopene
mcg
0
0
0
Lutein + zeaxanthin
mcg
4
0
0
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 20 (2007)

Nutrition Note: All values are for 100 grams (3.52 ounces) and for raw fresh fruits or vegetables. The longer you store or cook your products the more nutritional value is lost, so if you need to cook do it short and fast and always use fresh products. Also If   you have special needs or conditions make sure you consult with your doctor or nutritionist.

 

 

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