Welcome to the nutritional folic acid content in 2 different types of basil, ranging from 310 ug to 68 ug per 100g. The basic type of basil is Basil, fresh, where the amount of folic acid in 100g is 68 ug.

68 ug of folic acid per 100g, from Basil, fresh corresponds to 17% of the folic acid RDA. For a typical serving size of 2 tbsp, chopped (or 5.3 g) the amount of Folic acid is 3.6 ug. This corresponds to an RDA percentage of 1%.

The percentage of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for folic acid is based on a 400 ug RDA level for a mature adult.

Basil, fresh - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Basil, fresh should be considered along with the folic acid content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Spices and Herbs.Other important and folic acid related nutrients are Folate, Added Folic acid, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Folate is 68 ug, the amount of Added Folic acid is 0 ug, 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 Folate, Added Folic acid, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the folic acid levels in basil.

folic acid 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 folic acid content and the nutritional density in 100g for Basil, fresh; We class this as a high folic acid content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a high nutritional density value.

Amount of folic acid per 100 Calories

100 calories of basil, fresh is a serving size of 4.35 g, and the amount of Folic acid is 295.65 ug (73.91% RDA). Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Calories, in 100 Calories are as follows; Folate 295.65 ug , Added Folic acid 0 ug , 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 folic acid RDA percentage chart below, based on 100 Calories, along with the other important nutrients and macro nutrients. folic acid 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 3.6 ug of Folic acid. The folic acid 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 Folate content is 3.6 ug, the Added Folic acid content is 0 ug, 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 folic acid chart, for the typical serving of folic acid and the related and important nutritional values.folic acid 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).folic acid, calories and nutritional content in basil

Ug of folic acid in basil (per 100g)

This list of 2 types of basil, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Spices, basil, dried through to Basil, fresh where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional folic acid 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 folic acid in basil.

The list below gives the total folic acid content in the 2 items from the general description 'basil' each of which show the folic acid amount as well as Folate, Added Folic acid, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate.

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

Average Content for basil

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of folic acid contained in 100g of basil, based on the list below of 2 different items under the general description of basil, is 189.00 ug of folic acid. This average value corresponds to 47.25 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Folate is 189.00 ug, the average amount of Added Folic acid is 0.00 ug, the average amount of Calories is 128.00 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 13.07 g, the average amount of Fat is 2.36 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g. For this serving the amount of Folate is 310 ug, the amount of Added Folic acid is 0 ug, the amount of Calories is 233 kcal, the amount of Protein is 22.98 g, the amount of Fat is 4.07 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 47.75 g.

Highest folic acid Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 2 different basil nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of folic acid is found in Spices, basil, dried which contains 310 ug of folic acid per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 78 %. For this 100g serving the Folate content is 310 ug, the Added Folic acid content is 0 ug, 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 folic acid in basil per 100g

The lowest amount of folic acid in 100g is in Basil, fresh which contains 68 ug. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 17 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Folate is 68 ug, the amount of Added Folic acid is 0 ug, the amount of Calories is 23 kcal, the amount of Protein is 3.15 g, the amount of Fat is 0.64 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 2.65 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a folic acid range of 242 ug per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 242 ug for Folate, 0 ug for Added Folic acid, 210 kcal for Calories, 19.83 g for Protein, 3.43 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of folic acid per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high folic acid foods in your diet. For example 100g of Basil, fresh contains 68 ug of folic acid. 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 folic acid nutritional content.

The food with the highest folic acid content per typical serving is Basil, fresh which contains 3.6 ug in 2 tbsp, chopped (or 5.3 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 1 %. For this serving the Folate content is 3.6 ug, the Added Folic acid content is 0 ug, 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.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing folic acid 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 folic acid rich foods.


Basil List, folic acid Content per 100g

1. Spices, basil, dried - Folic acid
  Nutritional Value : 27 / 100     food group - Spices and Herbs
  Folic acid
(%RDA)
Folate
(%RDA)
Added Folic acid
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  310 ug (78%)310 ug 0 ug 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):
   2.17 ug (1%) 2.17 ug 0 ug 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):
  6.51 ug (2%) 6.51 ug 0 ug 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):
  4.34 ug (1%) 4.34 ug 0 ug 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):
  13.95 ug (3%) 13.95 ug 0 ug 10.49 kcal (1%) 2.15 g (2%) 0.18 g (0%) 1.03 g (2%)
2. Basil, fresh - Folic acid
  Nutritional Value : 63 / 100     food group - Spices and Herbs
  Folic acid Folate Added Folic acid Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  68 ug (17%)68 ug 0 ug 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):
   3.6 ug (1%) 3.6 ug 0 ug 1.22 kcal (0%) 0.14 g (0%) 0.03 g (0%) 0.17 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 5 leaves (or 2.5g):
  1.7 ug (0%) 1.7 ug 0 ug 0.58 kcal (0%) 0.07 g (0%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.08 g (0%)






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