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Nutritional Profile of Basil (Dried, Spices) - Care Omnia Nutrition

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Basil (Dried, Spices)

We got 76 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Basil (Dried, Spices).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks first-rate (Top 25) for six nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks quite high (Top 100) for 11 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 (Spices and Herbs) shows that it ranks top-of-the-line (Top 10) for 47 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for 15 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Basil (Dried, Spices)

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 Basil (Dried, Spices)

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 Basil (Dried, Spices)

47.8%
4.1%
23%
10.4%
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 Basil (Dried, Spices)

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 Basil (Dried, Spices)

2.2%
1.2%
0.5%
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 Basil (Dried, Spices)

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: Basil (Dried, Spices)

In food category: Spices and Herbs

Carbohydrates (7)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
47.8 g
13.6 g
57
535
Fiber, total dietary
37.7 g
10.7 g
10
18
Fructose
750 mg
212.6 mg
9
328
Galactose
190 mg
53.9 mg
5
32
Glucose
750 mg
212.6 mg
9
329
Sucrose
20 mg
5.7 mg
12
448
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
1.7 g
484.8 mg
53
1505
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
1.2 g
351.5 mg
25
1823
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
498 mg
141.2 mg
41
2017
Fatty Acids, total saturated
2.2 g
612.3 mg
19
1407
Total Lipid (Fat)
4.1 g
1.2 g
41
1341
Saturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Myristic Acid (14:0)
46 mg
13 mg
22
1104
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
1 g
294.8 mg
23
1279
Stearic Acid (18:0)
1.1 g
306.2 mg
5
679
Monounsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleate (18:1 c)
1.1 g
303.3 mg
5
668
Oleic Acid (18:1)
1.1 g
303.3 mg
24
1847
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
171 mg
48.5 mg
8
812
Polyunsaturated Fats (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Linolenic Acid, ALA (18:3 n-3)
296 mg
83.9 mg
6
229
gamma-Linolenic Acid, GLA (18:3 n-6)
4 mg
1.1 mg
5
80
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
199 mg
56.4 mg
48
2195
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
300 mg
85 mg
23
656
Amino Acids (19)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Alanine
1.2 g
334.5 mg
2
133
Arginine
1.2 g
348.7 mg
9
188
Aspartic Acid
3 g
856.2 mg
2
87
Betaine
16.1 mg
4.6 mg
2
167
Cystine
190 mg
53.9 mg
11
306
Glutamic Acid
2.6 g
728.6 mg
8
385
Glycine
1.3 g
354.4 mg
5
134
Histidine
450 mg
127.6 mg
6
578
Isoleucine
1.1 g
300.5 mg
4
106
Leucine
1.9 g
524.5 mg
3
160
Lysine
1.2 g
326 mg
4
240
Methionine
320 mg
90.7 mg
6
640
Phenylalanine
1.3 g
354.4 mg
2
75
Proline
2.7 g
765.4 mg
3
35
Serine
530 mg
150.3 mg
9
569
Threonine
760 mg
215.5 mg
5
335
Tryptophan
260 mg
73.7 mg
4
205
Tyrosine
750 mg
212.6 mg
4
323
Valine
1.5 g
411.1 mg
3
91
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
23 g
6.5 g
4
294
Water-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
310 µg
87.9 µg
2
176
Folate, food
310 µg
87.9 µg
2
54
Folate, total
310 µg
87.9 µg
2
129
Niacin
4.9 mg
1.4 mg
13
765
Pantothenic Acid
838 µg
237.6 µg
7
368
Riboflavin
1.2 mg
340.2 µg
6
122
Thiamin
80 µg
22.7 µg
42
804
Vitamin B6
1.3 mg
379.9 µg
11
109
Vitamin C
800 µg
226.8 µg
53
615
Fat-soluble Vitamins (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Carotene
113 µg
32 µg
6
363
alpha-Tocopherol
10.7 mg
3 mg
6
111
beta-Carotene
378 µg
107.2 µg
25
811
beta-Cryptoxanthin
24 µg
6.8 µg
23
160
gamma-Tocopherol
770 µg
218.3 µg
11
362
Lutein + Zeaxanthin
1.2 mg
326 µg
7
325
Lycopene
393 µg
111.4 µg
3
572
Phylloquinone
1.7 mg
484.8 µg
1
1
Vitamin A, IU
744 IU
210.9 IU
26
460
Vitamin A, RAE
37 µg
10.5 µg
35
675
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
2.2 g
635 mg
1
6
Copper, Cu
2.1 mg
595.3 µg
2
69
Iron, Fe
89.8 mg
25.5 mg
2
2
Magnesium, Mg
711 mg
201.6 mg
1
6
Manganese, Mn
9.8 mg
2.8 mg
11
27
Phosphorus, P
274 mg
77.7 mg
25
390
Potassium, K
2.6 g
745.6 mg
6
23
Selenium, Se
3 µg
0.9 µg
29
664
Sodium, Na
76 mg
21.5 mg
30
1073
Zinc, Zn
7.1 mg
2 mg
4
232
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Choline
54.9 mg
15.6 mg
6
610
Phytosterols
106 mg
30.1 mg
9
48
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
10.4 g
2.9 g
46
2162
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
14.8 g
4.2 g
5
30
Kcal (Energy)
233 kcal
66.1 kcal
56
455
KJ (Energy)
976 kj
276.7 kj
33
228
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of basil (dried, spices) with 76 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Basil (Dried, Spices)

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

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Tsp, Leaves0.7 g0.02 oz
Tsp, Ground1.4 g0.05 oz
Tbsp, Leaves2.1 g0.1 oz
Tbsp, Ground4.5 g0.2 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of basil (dried, spices)

2 Similar Spices or Herbs

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Similar Spices and Herbs 1 - 2

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BasilNo of
Nutrients
67
39
Figure 5. Similar spices and herbs 1 to 2.

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