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Nutritional Profile of Dried Spirulina (Seaweed)

We got 62 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Dried Spirulina (Seaweed).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks very high (Top 25) for 16 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks notably well (Top 100) for nine 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 (Vegetables and Vegetable Products) shows that it ranks first-class (Top 10) for 32 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

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

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Dried Spirulina (Seaweed)

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.

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

Macronutrient profile of Dried Spirulina (Seaweed)

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 Dried Spirulina (Seaweed)

23.9%
7.7%
57.5%
4.7%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

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 Dried Spirulina (Seaweed)

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: Dried Spirulina (Seaweed)

In food category: Vegetables and Vegetable Products

Carbohydrates (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
23.9 g
6.8 g
114
964
Fiber, total dietary
3.6 g
1 g
58
213
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
3.1 g
878.8 mg
266
1366
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
675 mg
191.4 mg
312
2209
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
2.1 g
589.7 mg
51
1099
Fatty Acids, total saturated
2.7 g
751.3 mg
22
1291
Total Lipid (Fat)
7.7 g
2.2 g
49
978
Saturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Myristic Acid (14:0)
75 mg
21.3 mg
152
1075
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
2.5 g
708.7 mg
8
862
Stearic Acid (18:0)
77 mg
21.8 mg
296
1614
Monounsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
347 mg
98.4 mg
494
2484
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
328 mg
93 mg
4
655
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
1.3 g
354.4 mg
94
1265
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
823 mg
233.3 mg
6
244
Amino Acids (18)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Alanine
4.5 g
1.3 g
1
10
Arginine
4.2 g
1.2 g
1
27
Aspartic Acid
5.8 g
1.6 g
1
12
Cystine
662 mg
187.7 mg
1
25
Glutamic Acid
8.4 g
2.4 g
1
23
Glycine
3.1 g
878.8 mg
1
17
Histidine
1.1 g
306.2 mg
1
51
Isoleucine
3.2 g
910 mg
1
6
Leucine
5 g
1.4 g
1
9
Lysine
3 g
856.2 mg
2
52
Methionine
1.2 g
326 mg
1
15
Phenylalanine
2.8 g
788.1 mg
1
12
Proline
2.4 g
674.7 mg
1
49
Serine
3 g
850.5 mg
1
9
Threonine
3 g
842 mg
1
7
Tryptophan
929 mg
263.4 mg
1
9
Tyrosine
2.6 g
731.4 mg
1
6
Valine
3.5 g
995.1 mg
1
6
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
57.5 g
16.3 g
1
26
Water-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
94 µg
26.6 µg
76
361
Folate, food
94 µg
26.6 µg
76
195
Folate, total
94 µg
26.6 µg
76
289
Niacin
12.8 mg
3.6 mg
2
122
Pantothenic Acid
3.5 mg
986.6 µg
6
73
Riboflavin
3.7 mg
1 mg
1
15
Thiamin
2.4 mg
674.7 µg
1
26
Vitamin B6
364 µg
103.2 µg
47
617
Vitamin C
10.1 mg
2.9 mg
342
522
Fat-soluble Vitamins (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
5 mg
1.4 mg
5
233
beta-Carotene
342 µg
97 µg
562
842
Phylloquinone
25.5 µg
7.2 µg
442
667
Vitamin A, IU
570 IU
161.6 IU
215
541
Vitamin A, RAE
29 µg
8.2 µg
422
683
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
120 mg
34 mg
83
425
Copper, Cu
6.1 mg
1.7 mg
1
18
Iron, Fe
28.5 mg
8.1 mg
3
74
Magnesium, Mg
195 mg
55.3 mg
6
133
Manganese, Mn
1.9 mg
538.6 µg
9
188
Phosphorus, P
118 mg
33.5 mg
49
546
Potassium, K
1.4 g
385.6 mg
22
93
Selenium, Se
7.2 µg
2 µg
44
621
Sodium, Na
1.1 g
297.7 mg
19
183
Zinc, Zn
2 mg
567 µg
19
713
Other Micronutrients (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Choline
66 mg
18.7 mg
10
501
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
4.7 g
1.3 g
757
2430
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
6.2 g
1.8 g
14
131
Kcal (Energy)
290 kcal
82.2 kcal
24
398
KJ (Energy)
1,210 kj
343 kj
17
185
Figure 2. Nutritional profile of dried spirulina (seaweed) with 62 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Dried Spirulina (Seaweed)

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

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Tablespoon7.0 g0.2 oz
Cup112.0 g4.0 oz
Figure 3. Common serving sizes of dried spirulina (seaweed)

1 Similar Vegetables or Vegetable Products

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Nutrients
(Seaweed)
62
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