selenium in sweet potato information and values per serving and 100g

Welcome to the nutritional selenium content in 16 different types of sweet potato, ranging from 0.9 mcg to 0.2 mcg per 100g. The basic type of sweet potato is Sweet potato leaves, raw, where the amount of selenium in 100g is 0.9 mcg.

0.9 mcg of selenium per 100g, from Sweet potato leaves, raw corresponds to % of the selenium RDA. For a typical serving size of 1 cup, chopped (or 35 g) the amount of Selenium is 0.32 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 ten sweet potato products high in selenium

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

1. Sweet potato leaves, raw : 0.9mcg
2. Sweet potato leaves, cooked, steamed, without salt : 0.9mcg
3. Sweet potato leaves, cooked, steamed, with salt : 0.9mcg
4. Sweet potato, canned, mashed : 0.8mcg
5. Sweet potato, canned, syrup pack, drained solids : 0.8mcg
6. Sweet potato, cooked, candied, home-prepared : 0.8mcg
7. Sweet potato, canned, vacuum pack : 0.7mcg
8. Sweet potato, canned, syrup pack, solids and liquids : 0.7mcg
9. Sweet potato, raw, unprepared : 0.6mcg
10. Sweet potato, frozen, unprepared : 0.6mcg

Following on from the ten top sweet potato items or products containing selenium we have a more comprehensive break down of Sweet potato leaves, raw, and the highest item containing selenium which is Sweet potato leaves, raw. 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 16 types of sweet potato.

At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 16 different types of sweet potato based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes), providing a comprehensive analysis of the selenium content in sweet potato.

Sweet potato leaves, raw - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Sweet potato leaves, 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 42 kcal (2% RDA), the amount of Protein is 2.49 g (4% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.51 g (1% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 8.82 g (7% 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 sweet potato.

selenium and nutrition facts in sweet potato per 100g

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

Amount of selenium per 100 Calories

100 calories of sweet potato leaves, raw is a serving size of 2.38 g, and the amount of Selenium is 2.14 mcg. Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Fat, in 100 Calories are as follows; Protein 5.93 g (9.52% RDA), Fat 1.21 g (2.38% RDA), Carbohydrate 21 g (16.67% 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 sweet potato per 100 calories

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 cup, chopped (or 35 g)

For the food Sweet potato leaves, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup, chopped (or 35 g) which contains 0.32 mcg of Selenium. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 14.7 kcal, the Protein content is 0.87 g, the Fat content is 0.18 g and the Carbohydrate content is 3.09 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 sweet potato

Macronutrients in Sweet potato leaves, 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, chopped or 35 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 2.1 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 1.5 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 11.0 (kcal).selenium, calories and nutritional content in sweet potato

Mcg of selenium in sweet potato (per 100g)

This list of 16 types of sweet potato, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Sweet potato leaves, raw through to Sweet potato, cooked, boiled, without skin, with salt 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 sweet potato.

The list below gives the total selenium content in the 16 items from the general description 'sweet potato' each of which show the selenium amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 16 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.

sweet potato selenium per 100g

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

The corresponding Calories for sweet potato ranked by the amount of selenium per 100g is shown below in the sweet potato calories chart. sweet potato 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 Sweet potato, frozen, unprepared where the selenium content is 0.6 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 Sweet potato, canned, mashed where the level is 0.8 mcg per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 2 items. The highest amount of selenium from the 2 raw items is in Sweet potato leaves, raw where the content is 0.9 mcg per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 9 items. The highest amount of selenium from the 9 cooked items is in Sweet potato leaves, cooked, steamed, without salt where the amount is 0.9 mcg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked sweet potato shows that cooking can change the levels of selenium by 0 mcg in a 100g serving.

Average Content for sweet potato

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of selenium contained in 100g of sweet potato, based on the list below of 16 different items under the general description of sweet potato, is 0.61 mcg of selenium. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 86.69 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 1.69 g, the average amount of Fat is 0.42 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Selenium is found in Sweet potato, canned, syrup pack, solids and liquids which in 100g contains 0.7 mcg of Selenium. For this serving the amount of Calories is 89 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.98 g, the amount of Fat is 0.2 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 20.93 g.

Highest selenium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 16 different sweet potato nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of selenium is found in Sweet potato leaves, raw which contains 0.9 mcg of selenium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 42 kcal, the Protein content is 2.49 g, the Fat content is 0.51 g, the Carbohydrate content is 8.82 g. chart to show highest selenium in sweet potato per 100g

The lowest amount of selenium in 100g is in Sweet potato, cooked, boiled, without skin, with salt which contains 0.2 mcg. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 76 kcal, the amount of Protein is 1.37 g, the amount of Fat is 0.14 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 17.72 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a selenium range of 0.7 mcg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 34 kcal for Calories, 1.12 g for Protein, 0.37 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 Sweet potato leaves, raw contains 0.9 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 Sweet potato, canned, mashed which contains 2.04 mcg in 1 cup (or 255 g). For this serving the Calories content is 257.55 kcal, the Protein content is 5.05 g, the Fat content is 0.51 g and the Carbohydrate content is 59.13 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 high content of selenium in foods.


Sweet potato List, selenium Content per 100g

1. Sweet potato leaves, raw - 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 :
  0.9 mcg42 kcal (2%)8.82 g (7%)0.51 g (1%)2.49 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and chopped (or 35g):
   0.32 mcg 14.7 kcal (1%) 3.09 g (2%) 0.18 g (0%) 0.87 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leaf (12-1/4 long) (or 16g):
  0.14 mcg 6.72 kcal (0%) 1.41 g (1%) 0.08 g (0%) 0.4 g (1%)
2. Sweet potato leaves, cooked, steamed, without salt - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 27 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.9 mcg41 kcal (2%)7.38 g (6%)0.34 g (1%)2.18 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 64g):
   0.58 mcg 26.24 kcal (1%) 4.72 g (4%) 0.22 g (0%) 1.4 g (3%)
3. Sweet potato leaves, cooked, steamed, with salt - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 29 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.9 mcg35 kcal (2%)7.38 g (6%)0.34 g (1%)2.18 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 64g):
   0.58 mcg 22.4 kcal (1%) 4.72 g (4%) 0.22 g (0%) 1.4 g (3%)
4. Sweet potato, canned, mashed - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 21 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.8 mcg101 kcal (5%)23.19 g (18%)0.2 g (0%)1.98 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 255g):
   2.04 mcg 257.55 kcal (13%) 59.13 g (45%) 0.51 g (1%) 5.05 g (9%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (404 x 307) (or 496g):
  3.97 mcg 500.96 kcal (25%) 115.02 g (88%) 0.99 g (2%) 9.82 g (18%)
5. Sweet potato, canned, syrup pack, drained solids - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 21 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.8 mcg108 kcal (5%)25.36 g (20%)0.32 g (0%)1.28 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 196g):
   1.57 mcg 211.68 kcal (11%) 49.71 g (38%) 0.63 g (1%) 2.51 g (4%)
6. Sweet potato, cooked, candied, home-prepared - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 18 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.8 mcg164 kcal (8%)32.12 g (25%)3.54 g (5%)0.89 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece (2-1/2 x 2 dia) (or 105g):
   0.84 mcg 172.2 kcal (9%) 33.73 g (26%) 3.72 g (6%) 0.93 g (2%)
7. Sweet potato, canned, vacuum pack - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 24 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.7 mcg91 kcal (5%)21.12 g (16%)0.2 g (0%)1.65 g (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 255g):
   1.79 mcg 232.05 kcal (12%) 53.86 g (41%) 0.51 g (1%) 4.21 g (8%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup pieces (or 200g):
  1.4 mcg 182 kcal (9%) 42.24 g (32%) 0.4 g (1%) 3.3 g (6%)
8. Sweet potato, canned, syrup pack, solids and liquids - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 22 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.7 mcg89 kcal (4%)20.93 g (16%)0.2 g (0%)0.98 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 228g):
   1.6 mcg 202.92 kcal (10%) 47.72 g (37%) 0.46 g (1%) 2.23 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (404 x 307) (or 638g):
  4.47 mcg 567.82 kcal (28%) 133.53 g (103%) 1.28 g (2%) 6.25 g (11%)
9. Sweet potato, raw, unprepared - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 22 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.6 mcg86 kcal (4%)20.12 g (15%)0.05 g (0%)1.57 g (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 133g):
   0.8 mcg 114.38 kcal (6%) 26.76 g (21%) 0.07 g (0%) 2.09 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 sweetpotato and 5 long (or 130g):
  0.78 mcg 111.8 kcal (6%) 26.16 g (20%) 0.07 g (0%) 2.04 g (4%)
10. Sweet potato, frozen, unprepared - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 21 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.6 mcg96 kcal (5%)22.22 g (17%)0.18 g (0%)1.71 g (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 176g):
   1.06 mcg 168.96 kcal (8%) 39.11 g (30%) 0.32 g (0%) 3.01 g (5%)
11. Sweet potato, frozen, cooked, baked, without salt - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 21 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.6 mcg100 kcal (5%)23.4 g (18%)0.12 g (0%)1.71 g (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 176g):
   1.06 mcg 176 kcal (9%) 41.18 g (32%) 0.21 g (0%) 3.01 g (5%)
12. Sweet potato, frozen, cooked, baked, with salt - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 20 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.6 mcg100 kcal (5%)23.4 g (18%)0.12 g (0%)1.71 g (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 176g):
   1.06 mcg 176 kcal (9%) 41.18 g (32%) 0.21 g (0%) 3.01 g (5%)
13. Sweet potato, cooked, baked in skin, without salt - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 24 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.2 mcg90 kcal (5%)20.71 g (16%)0.15 g (0%)2.01 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 200g):
   0.4 mcg 180 kcal (9%) 41.42 g (32%) 0.3 g (0%) 4.02 g (7%)
  Other serving sizes 1 large (or 180g):
  0.36 mcg 162 kcal (8%) 37.28 g (29%) 0.27 g (0%) 3.62 g (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 medium (2 dia, 5 long and raw) (or 114g):
  0.23 mcg 102.6 kcal (5%) 23.61 g (18%) 0.17 g (0%) 2.29 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 small (or 60g):
  0.12 mcg 54 kcal (3%) 12.43 g (10%) 0.09 g (0%) 1.21 g (2%)
14. Sweet potato, cooked, boiled, without skin - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 24 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.2 mcg76 kcal (4%)17.72 g (14%)0.14 g (0%)1.37 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 328g):
   0.66 mcg 249.28 kcal (12%) 58.12 g (45%) 0.46 g (1%) 4.49 g (8%)
  Other serving sizes 1 medium (or 151g):
  0.3 mcg 114.76 kcal (6%) 26.76 g (21%) 0.21 g (0%) 2.07 g (4%)
15. Sweet potato, cooked, baked in skin, with salt - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 24 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.2 mcg92 kcal (5%)20.71 g (16%)0.15 g (0%)2.01 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 medium (2 dia, 5 long and raw) (or 114g):
   0.23 mcg 104.88 kcal (5%) 23.61 g (18%) 0.17 g (0%) 2.29 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes .5 cup and mashed (or 100g):
  0.2 mcg 92 kcal (5%) 20.71 g (16%) 0.15 g (0%) 2.01 g (4%)
16. Sweet potato, cooked, boiled, without skin, with salt - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 24 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.2 mcg76 kcal (4%)17.72 g (14%)0.14 g (0%)1.37 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 328g):
   0.66 mcg 249.28 kcal (12%) 58.12 g (45%) 0.46 g (1%) 4.49 g (8%)






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