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Nutritional Profile of Buckwheat - Care Omnia Nutrition

We got 58 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Buckwheat.

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks well (Top 250) for nine nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks decently (Top 500) for 20 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Cereal Grains and Pasta) shows that it ranks first-rate (Top 10) for nine nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for 13 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Buckwheat

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Buckwheat

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Buckwheat

71.5%
3.4%
13.2%
9.8%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Buckwheat

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Buckwheat

0.7%
1%
1%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Buckwheat

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Buckwheat

In food category: Cereal Grains and Pasta

Carbohydrates (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
71.5 g
20.3 g
57
269
Fiber, total dietary
10 g
2.8 g
22
147
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
1 g
294.8 mg
101
1904
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
1 g
294.8 mg
112
1507
Fatty Acids, total saturated
741 mg
210.1 mg
102
2111
Total Lipid (Fat)
3.4 g
963.9 mg
103
1408
Saturated Fats (6)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Capric Acid (10:0)
18 mg
5.1 mg
40
514
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
35 mg
9.9 mg
15
369
Lauric Acid (12:0)
10 mg
2.8 mg
57
700
Myristic Acid (14:0)
25 mg
7.1 mg
70
1125
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
450 mg
127.6 mg
112
1831
Stearic Acid (18:0)
47 mg
13.3 mg
137
1644
Monounsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Erucic Acid (22:1)
12 mg
3.4 mg
4
199
Oleic Acid (18:1)
988 mg
280.1 mg
109
1883
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
23 mg
6.5 mg
66
960
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
961 mg
272.4 mg
115
1447
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
78 mg
22.1 mg
100
878
Amino Acids (18)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Alanine
748 mg
212.1 mg
12
339
Arginine
982 mg
278.4 mg
7
221
Aspartic Acid
1.1 g
320.3 mg
7
276
Cystine
229 mg
64.9 mg
34
267
Glutamic Acid
2.1 g
581.2 mg
48
437
Glycine
1 g
292 mg
3
156
Histidine
309 mg
87.6 mg
19
705
Isoleucine
498 mg
141.2 mg
21
551
Leucine
832 mg
235.9 mg
36
358
Lysine
672 mg
190.5 mg
6
436
Methionine
172 mg
48.8 mg
39
778
Phenylalanine
520 mg
147.4 mg
39
554
Proline
507 mg
143.7 mg
58
628
Serine
685 mg
194.2 mg
13
425
Threonine
506 mg
143.4 mg
7
539
Tryptophan
192 mg
54.4 mg
10
273
Tyrosine
241 mg
68.3 mg
46
802
Valine
678 mg
192.2 mg
14
423
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
13.2 g
3.7 g
27
522
Water-soluble Vitamins (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
30 µg
8.5 µg
101
425
Folate, food
30 µg
8.5 µg
41
259
Folate, total
30 µg
8.5 µg
81
357
Niacin
7 mg
2 mg
12
447
Pantothenic Acid
1.2 mg
348.7 µg
14
212
Riboflavin
425 µg
120.5 µg
19
387
Thiamin
101 µg
28.6 µg
164
783
Vitamin B6
210 µg
59.5 µg
60
771
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
18 mg
5.1 mg
74
531
Copper, Cu
1.1 mg
311.8 µg
1
146
Iron, Fe
2.2 mg
623.7 µg
80
701
Magnesium, Mg
231 mg
65.5 mg
8
108
Manganese, Mn
1.3 mg
368.5 µg
43
244
Phosphorus, P
347 mg
98.4 mg
26
317
Potassium, K
460 mg
130.4 mg
12
438
Selenium, Se
8.3 µg
2.4 µg
116
610
Sodium, Na
1 mg
283.5 µg
172
1161
Zinc, Zn
2.4 mg
680.4 µg
32
673
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
9.8 g
2.8 g
244
2184
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
2.1 g
595.3 mg
22
450
Kcal (Energy)
343 kcal
97.2 kcal
42
345
KJ (Energy)
1,440 kj
408.2 kj
23
162
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of buckwheat with 58 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Buckwheat

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Cup170.0 g6.0 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of buckwheat

6 Similar Cereal Grains or Pasta

Explore the nutrient content of similar cereal grains and pasta below by clicking on their names.

Similar Cereal Grains and Pasta 1 - 6

Click on a food to explore all of the nutrients it contains.

Buckwheat FlourNo of
Nutrients
(Whole-Groat)
66
Buckwheat GroatsNo of
Nutrients
47
(Made Without Fat)
41
(Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)
41
67
Dry Buckwheat GroatsNo of
Nutrients
60
Figure 5. Similar cereal grains and pasta 1 to 6.

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