Welcome to the nutritional calcium content in 9 different types of basil, ranging from 2240 mg to 0 mg per 100g. The basic type of basil is Basil, fresh, where the amount of calcium in 100g is 177 mg.

177 mg of calcium per 100g, from Basil, fresh corresponds to 18% of the calcium RDA. For a typical serving size of 2 tbsp, chopped (or 5.3 g) the amount of Calcium is 9.38 mg. This corresponds to an RDA percentage of 1%.

The percentage of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for calcium is based on a 1000 mg RDA level for a mature adult.

Top five basil products high in calcium

Below is a summary list for the top five basil items ranked by the amount or level of calcium in 100g.

1. Spices, basil, dried : 2240mg (224%RDA)
2. KASHI Pizza, Basil Pesto : 178mg (18%RDA)
3. Basil, fresh : 177mg (18%RDA)
4. GARDENBURGER, Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Burger : 50mg (5%RDA)
5. MORNINGSTAR FARMS Tomato & Basil Pizza Burger, frozen, unprepared : 48mg (5%RDA)

Following on from the five top basil items or products containing calcium we have a more comprehensive break down of Basil, fresh, and the highest item containing calcium which is Spices, basil, dried. We also give a comparison of average values, median values and lowest values along with a comparison with other food groups and assess the effects of storage and preparation on the 9 types of basil.

At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 9 different types of basil based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes), providing a comprehensive analysis of the calcium content in basil.

Basil, fresh - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Basil, fresh should be considered along with the calcium content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Spices and Herbs.Other important and calcium related nutrients are Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 23 kcal (1% RDA), the amount of Protein is 3.15 g (6% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.64 g (1% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 2.65 g (2% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the calcium levels in basil.

calcium and nutrition facts in basil per 100g

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Basil, fresh has a nutritional value score of 63 out of 100.Comparing the calcium content and the nutritional density in 100g for Basil, fresh; We class this as a high calcium content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a high nutritional density value.

Comparing calcium in basil vs milk

The amount of calcium in milk is 125 mg per 100g.As calcium percentage of the RDA this is 13 %. Comparing with Basil, fresh, in 100g contains 177 mg of calcium. As a percentage of the RDA this is 18 %. Therefore, Basil, fresh has 52 mg more calcium than milk. In terms of calcium percentage this is 42 % more calcium. Milk has an overall nutritional value score of 15 out of 100, whereas Basil, fresh has a nutritional value score of 63 out of 100.

The highest content of calcium in the food items under the general description or type of basil, is Spices, basil, dried with 2240 mg of calcium per 100g. Comparing milk with Spices, basil, dried; Spices, basil, dried has 2115 mg more calcium than milk. In terms of calcium percentage this is 1692 % more calcium.

Amount of calcium per 100 Calories

100 calories of basil, fresh is a serving size of 4.35 g, and the amount of Calcium is 769.57 mg (78.26% RDA). Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Fat, in 100 Calories are as follows; Protein 13.7 g (26.09% RDA), Fat 2.78 g (4.35% RDA), Carbohydrate 11.52 g (8.7% RDA). This is shown in the calcium RDA percentage chart below, based on 100 Calories, along with the other important nutrients and macro nutrients. calcium and nutrition facts in basil per 100 calories

Content per Typical Serving Size 2 tbsp, chopped (or 5.3 g)

For the food Basil, fresh the typical serving size is 2 tbsp, chopped (or 5.3 g) which contains 9.38 mg of Calcium. The calcium percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 1 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 100.0 servings of the typical serving size 2 tbsp, chopped (or 5.3 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 1.22 kcal, the Protein content is 0.17 g, the Fat content is 0.03 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0.14 g. The percentages are shown below in the calcium chart, for the typical serving of calcium and the related and important nutritional values.calcium and nutritional content in basil

Macronutrients in Basil, fresh


The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food described above is measured in grams per 100g and grams in a typical serving size (in this case 2 tbsp, chopped or 5.3 g), although it is also useful to give the number of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrate which are the most important macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 0.4 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 0.3 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 0.5 (kcal).calcium, calories and nutritional content in basil

Milligrams of calcium in basil (per 100g)

This list of 9 types of basil, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Spices, basil, dried through to CAMPBELL'S SELECT Soup, Harvest Tomato with Basil Soup where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional calcium content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much calcium in basil.

The list below gives the total calcium content in the 9 items from the general description 'basil' each of which show the calcium amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 9 food items shown in the calcium chart. This gives a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

basil calcium per 100g

The corresponding nutritional value for basil based on our density score out of 100 (ranked by the amount of calcium per 100g) is shown in the below nutritional density chart. basil calcium per 100g

The corresponding Calories for basil ranked by the amount of calcium per 100g is shown below in the basil calories chart. basil calcium per 100g

Effect of Preparation and Storage on calcium

The level of calcium can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The total number of frozen food items is 1. The highest amount of calcium from the 1 frozen items is in MORNINGSTAR FARMS Tomato & Basil Pizza Burger, frozen, unprepared where the calcium content is 48 mg per 100g.

Average Content for basil

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of calcium contained in 100g of basil, based on the list below of 9 different items under the general description of basil, is 306.33 mg of calcium. This average value corresponds to 30.63 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 111.11 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 7.22 g, the average amount of Fat is 3.19 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Calcium is found in MORNINGSTAR FARMS Tomato & Basil Pizza Burger, frozen, unprepared which in 100g contains 48 mg of Calcium. This corresponds to 5 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 181 kcal, the amount of Protein is 15.5 g, the amount of Fat is 8.3 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 11.1 g.

Highest calcium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 9 different basil nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of calcium is found in Spices, basil, dried which contains 2240 mg of calcium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 224 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 233 kcal, the Protein content is 22.98 g, the Fat content is 4.07 g, the Carbohydrate content is 47.75 g. chart to show highest calcium in basil per 100g

The lowest amount of calcium in 100g is in CAMPBELL'S SELECT Soup, Harvest Tomato with Basil Soup which contains 0 mg. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 0 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 41 kcal, the amount of Protein is 1.22 g, the amount of Fat is 0 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 8.98 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a calcium range of 2240 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 192 kcal for Calories, 21.76 g for Protein, 4.07 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of calcium per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high calcium foods in your diet. For example 100g of Basil, fresh contains 177 mg of calcium. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the calcium nutritional content.

The food with the highest calcium content per typical serving is KASHI Pizza, Basil Pesto which contains 201.14 mg in .33 pieces (or 113 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 20 %. For this serving the Calories content is 239.56 kcal, the Protein content is 13.79 g, the Fat content is 8.7 g and the Carbohydrate content is 27.35 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing calcium which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of calcium rich foods.


Basil List, calcium Content per 100g

1. Spices, basil, dried - Calcium
  Nutritional Value : 27 / 100     food group - Spices and Herbs
  Calcium
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  2240 mg (224%)233 kcal (12%)47.75 g (37%)4.07 g (6%)22.98 g (41%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tsp and leaves (or 0.7g):
   15.68 mg (2%) 1.63 kcal (0%) 0.33 g (0%) 0.03 g (0%) 0.16 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tbsp and leaves (or 2.1g):
  47.04 mg (5%) 4.89 kcal (0%) 1 g (1%) 0.09 g (0%) 0.48 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tsp and ground (or 1.4g):
  31.36 mg (3%) 3.26 kcal (0%) 0.67 g (1%) 0.06 g (0%) 0.32 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tbsp and ground (or 4.5g):
  100.8 mg (10%) 10.49 kcal (1%) 2.15 g (2%) 0.18 g (0%) 1.03 g (2%)
2. KASHI Pizza, Basil Pesto - Calcium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Fast Foods
  Calcium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  178 mg (18%)212 kcal (11%)24.2 g (19%)7.7 g (12%)12.2 g (22%)
  Typical Serving size of .33 pieces (or 113g):
   201.14 mg (20%) 239.56 kcal (12%) 27.35 g (21%) 8.7 g (13%) 13.79 g (25%)
3. Basil, fresh - Calcium
  Nutritional Value : 63 / 100     food group - Spices and Herbs
  Calcium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  177 mg (18%)23 kcal (1%)2.65 g (2%)0.64 g (1%)3.15 g (6%)
  Typical Serving size of 2 tbsp and chopped (or 5.3g):
   9.38 mg (1%) 1.22 kcal (0%) 0.14 g (0%) 0.03 g (0%) 0.17 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 5 leaves (or 2.5g):
  4.43 mg (0%) 0.58 kcal (0%) 0.07 g (0%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.08 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes .25 cup leaves and whole (or 6g):
  10.62 mg (1%) 1.38 kcal (0%) 0.16 g (0%) 0.04 g (0%) 0.19 g (0%)
4. GARDENBURGER, Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Burger - Calcium
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Legumes and Legume Products
  Calcium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  50 mg (5%)137 kcal (7%)23.7 g (18%)3.6 g (6%)5.5 g (10%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 patty (or 71g):
   35.5 mg (4%) 97.27 kcal (5%) 16.83 g (13%) 2.56 g (4%) 3.91 g (7%)
5. MORNINGSTAR FARMS Tomato & Basil Pizza Burger, frozen, unprepared - Calcium
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Legumes and Legume Products
  Calcium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  48 mg (5%)181 kcal (9%)11.1 g (9%)8.3 g (13%)15.5 g (28%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 patty (or 67g):
   32.16 mg (3%) 121.27 kcal (6%) 7.44 g (6%) 5.56 g (9%) 10.39 g (19%)
6. PREGO Pasta, Organic Tomato and Basil Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve - Calcium
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Soups, Sauces, and Gravies
  Calcium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  32 mg (3%)72 kcal (4%)10.4 g (8%)2.4 g (4%)1.6 g (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving 1/2 cup (or 125g):
   40 mg (4%) 90 kcal (5%) 13 g (10%) 3 g (5%) 2 g (4%)
7. PREGO Pasta, Tomato, Basil and Garlic Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve - Calcium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Soups, Sauces, and Gravies
  Calcium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  16 mg (2%)64 kcal (3%)9.6 g (7%)2 g (3%)1.6 g (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving 1/2 cup (or 125g):
   20 mg (2%) 80 kcal (4%) 12 g (9%) 2.5 g (4%) 2 g (4%)
8. CAMPBELL'S SELECT Gold Label Soups, Italian Tomato & Basil Soup - Calcium
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Soups, Sauces, and Gravies
  Calcium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  16 mg (2%)37 kcal (2%)7.76 g (6%)0 g (0%)1.22 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 245g):
   39.2 mg (4%) 90.65 kcal (5%) 19.01 g (15%) 0 g (0%) 2.99 g (5%)
  Other serving sizes 1 serving (or 245g):
  39.2 mg (4%) 90.65 kcal (5%) 19.01 g (15%) 0 g (0%) 2.99 g (5%)






calcium and Nutritional Values - Top 221 Foods

Vegetables

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