Alfalfa Sprouts Scientific Name and Nutrition Information

Alfalfa sprouts are a nutrient-rich food item. This nutrition information showcases its fiber, protein, minerals, vitamins and lipids content.

Alfalfa Sprouts
Scientific Name:
     Medicago sativa

Nutrient Units Value per
100 grams of
edible portion
Sample
Count
Std.
Error
Proximates
Water
g
91.14
10
1.226
Energy
kcal
29
0
 
Energy
kj
121
0
 
Protein
g
3.99
10
0.563
Total lipid (fat)
g
0.69
10
0.141
Carbohydrate, by difference
g
3.78
0
 
Fiber, total dietary
g
2.5
0
 
Ash
g
0.40
10
0.044
Minerals
Calcium, Ca
mg
32
10
4.659
Iron, Fe
mg
0.96
10
0.114
Magnesium, Mg
mg
27
10
3.978
Phosphorus, P
mg
70
10
7.914
Potassium, K
mg
79
10
9.790
Sodium, Na
mg
6
10
1.094
Zinc, Zn
mg
0.92
10
0.273
Copper, Cu
mg
0.157
10
0.017
Manganese, Mn
mg
0.188
10
0.019
Selenium, Se
mcg
0.6
0
 
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
mg
8.2
10
0.678
Thiamin
mg
0.076
10
0.005
Riboflavin
mg
0.126
10
0.017
Niacin
mg
0.481
10
0.044
Pantothenic acid
mg
0.563
10
0.069
Vitamin B-6
mg
0.034
10
0.005
Folate, total
mcg
36
10
0.800
Vitamin B-12
mcg
0.00
0
 
Vitamin A, IU
IU
155
10
48.516
Vitamin A, RE
mcg_RE
16
10
4.852
Vitamin E
mg_ATE
0.020
0
 
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated
g
0.069
0
 
4:0
g
0.000
0
 
6:0
g
0.000
0
 
8:0
g
0.000
0
 
10:0
g
0.000
0
 
12:0
g
0.000
0
 
14:0
g
0.002
0
 
16:0
g
0.059
0
 
18:0
g
0.008
0
 
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
g
0.056
0
 
16:1 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
 
18:1 undifferentiated
g
0.056
0
 
20:1
g
0.000
0
 
22:1 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
 
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
g
0.409
0
 
18:2 undifferentiated
g
0.234
0
 
18:3 undifferentiated
g
0.175
0
 
18:4
g
0.000
0
 
20:4 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
 
20:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
22:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
22:6 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
Cholesterol
mg
0
0
 
Amino acids
Threonine
g
0.134
1
 
Isoleucine
g
0.143
1
 
Leucine
g
0.267
1
 
Lysine
g
0.214
1
 
Valine
g
0.145
1