selenium in asparagus information and values per serving and 100g

Welcome to the nutritional selenium content in 10 different types of asparagus, ranging from 6.1 mcg to 1.6 mcg per 100g. The basic type of asparagus is Asparagus, raw, where the amount of selenium in 100g is 2.3 mcg.

2.3 mcg of selenium per 100g, from Asparagus, raw corresponds to % of the selenium RDA. For a typical serving size of 1 cup (or 134 g) the amount of Selenium is 3.08 mcg. This corresponds to an RDA percentage of %.

The percentage of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for selenium is based on a 70 mcg RDA level for a mature adult.

Top five asparagus products high in selenium

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

1. Asparagus, cooked, boiled, drained : 6.1mcg
2. Asparagus, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt : 6.1mcg
3. Asparagus, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt : 3.9mcg
4. Asparagus, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt : 3.9mcg
5. Asparagus, raw : 2.3mcg

Following on from the five top asparagus items or products containing selenium we have a more comprehensive break down of Asparagus, raw, and the highest item containing selenium which is Asparagus, cooked, boiled, drained. 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 10 types of asparagus.

At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 10 different types of asparagus based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes), providing a comprehensive analysis of the selenium content in asparagus.

Asparagus, raw - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Asparagus, raw should be considered along with the selenium content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Vegetables and Vegetable Products.Other important and selenium related nutrients are Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 20 kcal (1% RDA), the amount of Protein is 2.2 g (4% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.12 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 3.88 g (3% 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 selenium levels in asparagus.

selenium and nutrition facts in asparagus per 100g

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Asparagus, raw has a nutritional value score of 31 out of 100.

Amount of selenium per 100 Calories

100 calories of asparagus, raw is a serving size of 5 g, and the amount of Selenium is 11.5 mcg. Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Fat, in 100 Calories are as follows; Protein 11 g (20% RDA), Fat 0.6 g (0% RDA), Carbohydrate 19.4 g (15% RDA). This is shown in the selenium RDA percentage chart below, based on 100 Calories, along with the other important nutrients and macro nutrients. selenium and nutrition facts in asparagus per 100 calories

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 cup (or 134 g)

For the food Asparagus, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup (or 134 g) which contains 3.08 mcg of Selenium. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 26.8 kcal, the Protein content is 2.95 g, the Fat content is 0.16 g and the Carbohydrate content is 5.2 g. The percentages are shown below in the selenium chart, for the typical serving of selenium and the related and important nutritional values.selenium and nutritional content in asparagus

Macronutrients in Asparagus, raw


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 1 cup or 134 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 7.2 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 1.3 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 18.6 (kcal).selenium, calories and nutritional content in asparagus

Mcg of selenium in asparagus (per 100g)

This list of 10 types of asparagus, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Asparagus, cooked, boiled, drained through to Asparagus, canned, no salt added, solids and liquids where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional selenium 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 selenium in asparagus.

The list below gives the total selenium content in the 10 items from the general description 'asparagus' each of which show the selenium amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 10 food items shown in the selenium 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.

asparagus selenium per 100g

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

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

Effect of Preparation and Storage on selenium

The level of selenium 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 3. The highest amount of selenium from the 3 frozen items is in Asparagus, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt where the selenium content is 3.9 mcg per 100g. The number of food items classified as canned is 4 items. The highest amount of selenium from the 4 canned items is in Soup, cream of asparagus, canned, condensed where the level is 1.9 mcg per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 1 item. The highest amount of selenium from the 1 raw items is in Asparagus, raw where the content is 2.3 mcg per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 4 items. The highest amount of selenium from the 4 cooked items is in Asparagus, cooked, boiled, drained where the amount is 6.1 mcg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked asparagus shows that cooking can change the levels of selenium by 3.8 mcg in a 100g serving.

Average Content for asparagus

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of selenium contained in 100g of asparagus, based on the list below of 10 different items under the general description of asparagus, is 3.08 mcg of selenium. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 24.20 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 2.37 g, the average amount of Fat is 0.59 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Selenium is found in Asparagus, raw which in 100g contains 2.3 mcg of Selenium. For this serving the amount of Calories is 20 kcal, the amount of Protein is 2.2 g, the amount of Fat is 0.12 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 3.88 g.

Highest selenium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 10 different asparagus nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of selenium is found in Asparagus, cooked, boiled, drained which contains 6.1 mcg of selenium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 22 kcal, the Protein content is 2.4 g, the Fat content is 0.22 g, the Carbohydrate content is 4.11 g. chart to show highest selenium in asparagus per 100g

The lowest amount of selenium in 100g is in Asparagus, canned, no salt added, solids and liquids which contains 1.6 mcg. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 15 kcal, the amount of Protein is 1.8 g, the amount of Fat is 0.18 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 2.48 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a selenium range of 4.5 mcg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 7 kcal for Calories, 0.6 g for Protein, 0.04 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of selenium per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high selenium foods in your diet. For example 100g of Asparagus, raw contains 2.3 mcg of selenium. 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 selenium nutritional content.

The food with the highest selenium content per typical serving is Asparagus, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt which contains 7.02 mcg in 1 cup (or 180 g). For this serving the Calories content is 32.4 kcal, the Protein content is 5.31 g, the Fat content is 0.76 g and the Carbohydrate content is 3.46 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing selenium 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 foods high in selenium.


Asparagus List, selenium Content per 100g

1. Asparagus, cooked, boiled, drained - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 31 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  6.1 mcg22 kcal (1%)4.11 g (3%)0.22 g (0%)2.4 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup (or 90g):
   5.49 mcg 19.8 kcal (1%) 3.7 g (3%) 0.2 g (0%) 2.16 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 4 spears (1/2 base) (or 60g):
  3.66 mcg 13.2 kcal (1%) 2.47 g (2%) 0.13 g (0%) 1.44 g (3%)
2. Asparagus, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 30 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  6.1 mcg22 kcal (1%)4.11 g (3%)0.22 g (0%)2.4 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup (or 90g):
   5.49 mcg 19.8 kcal (1%) 3.7 g (3%) 0.2 g (0%) 2.16 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 4 spears (1/2 base) (or 60g):
  3.66 mcg 13.2 kcal (1%) 2.47 g (2%) 0.13 g (0%) 1.44 g (3%)
3. Asparagus, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 40 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  3.9 mcg18 kcal (1%)1.92 g (1%)0.42 g (1%)2.95 g (5%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 180g):
   7.02 mcg 32.4 kcal (2%) 3.46 g (3%) 0.76 g (1%) 5.31 g (9%)
  Other serving sizes 1 package (10 oz) yields (or 293g):
  11.43 mcg 52.74 kcal (3%) 5.63 g (4%) 1.23 g (2%) 8.64 g (15%)
  Other serving sizes 4 spears (or 60g):
  2.34 mcg 10.8 kcal (1%) 1.15 g (1%) 0.25 g (0%) 1.77 g (3%)
4. Asparagus, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 38 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  3.9 mcg18 kcal (1%)1.92 g (1%)0.42 g (1%)2.95 g (5%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 180g):
   7.02 mcg 32.4 kcal (2%) 3.46 g (3%) 0.76 g (1%) 5.31 g (9%)
  Other serving sizes 1 package (10 oz) yields (or 293g):
  11.43 mcg 52.74 kcal (3%) 5.63 g (4%) 1.23 g (2%) 8.64 g (15%)
  Other serving sizes 4 spears (or 60g):
  2.34 mcg 10.8 kcal (1%) 1.15 g (1%) 0.25 g (0%) 1.77 g (3%)
5. Asparagus, raw - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 31 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  2.3 mcg20 kcal (1%)3.88 g (3%)0.12 g (0%)2.2 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 134g):
   3.08 mcg 26.8 kcal (1%) 5.2 g (4%) 0.16 g (0%) 2.95 g (5%)
  Other serving sizes 1 spear and small (5 long or less) (or 12g):
  0.28 mcg 2.4 kcal (0%) 0.47 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.26 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 spear and medium (5-1/4 to 7 long) (or 16g):
  0.37 mcg 3.2 kcal (0%) 0.62 g (0%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.35 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 spear and large (7-1/4 to 8-1/2) (or 20g):
  0.46 mcg 4 kcal (0%) 0.78 g (1%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.44 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 spear and extra large (8-3/4 to 10 long) (or 24g):
  0.55 mcg 4.8 kcal (0%) 0.93 g (1%) 0.03 g (0%) 0.53 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 spear tip (2 long or less) (or 3.5g):
  0.08 mcg 0.7 kcal (0%) 0.14 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 0.08 g (0%)
6. Soup, cream of asparagus, canned, condensed - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Soups, Sauces, and Gravies
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.9 mcg69 kcal (3%)8.52 g (7%)3.26 g (5%)1.82 g (3%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup (4 fl oz) (or 126g):
   2.39 mcg 86.94 kcal (4%) 10.74 g (8%) 4.11 g (6%) 2.29 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (10.75 oz) (or 305g):
  5.8 mcg 210.45 kcal (11%) 25.99 g (20%) 9.94 g (15%) 5.55 g (10%)
7. Asparagus, canned, drained solids - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 35 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.7 mcg19 kcal (1%)2.46 g (2%)0.65 g (1%)2.14 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 242g):
   4.11 mcg 45.98 kcal (2%) 5.95 g (5%) 1.57 g (2%) 5.18 g (9%)
  Other serving sizes 1 spear (about 5 long) (or 18g):
  0.31 mcg 3.42 kcal (0%) 0.44 g (0%) 0.12 g (0%) 0.39 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (300 x 407) (or 248g):
  4.22 mcg 47.12 kcal (2%) 6.1 g (5%) 1.61 g (2%) 5.31 g (9%)
8. Asparagus, frozen, unprepared - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 33 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.7 mcg24 kcal (1%)4.1 g (3%)0.23 g (0%)3.23 g (6%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 package (10 oz) (or 284g):
   4.83 mcg 68.16 kcal (3%) 11.64 g (9%) 0.65 g (1%) 9.17 g (16%)
  Other serving sizes 4 spears (or 58g):
  0.99 mcg 13.92 kcal (1%) 2.38 g (2%) 0.13 g (0%) 1.87 g (3%)
9. Asparagus, canned, regular pack, solids and liquids - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 29 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.6 mcg15 kcal (1%)2.47 g (2%)0.18 g (0%)1.8 g (3%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup (or 122g):
   1.95 mcg 18.3 kcal (1%) 3.01 g (2%) 0.22 g (0%) 2.2 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (300 x 407) (or 411g):
  6.58 mcg 61.65 kcal (3%) 10.15 g (8%) 0.74 g (1%) 7.4 g (13%)
10. Asparagus, canned, no salt added, solids and liquids - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 36 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.6 mcg15 kcal (1%)2.48 g (2%)0.18 g (0%)1.8 g (3%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup (or 122g):
   1.95 mcg 18.3 kcal (1%) 3.03 g (2%) 0.22 g (0%) 2.2 g (4%)






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