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Calories in Seaweed Irishmoss

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Caloric Values, Single Serving

One hundred grams of Irishmoss seaweed contains 49 calories.

Two Tablespoons - or 1/8 cup contains 5 calories and weighs 10 grams.

Health & Nutrition Notes for Seaweed

Irishmoss contains about a gram of iron per two Tablespoons.

It's not a great source for dietary fiber; that 1/8 cup serving barely makes the nutritional chart at 0.1 grams.

There is quite a generous portion of magnesium contained in Irishmoss - about 14 milligrams per two Tablespoons.

It is exceptionally low in fatty acid content as well as in potassium and sodium content.

Nutrition Information for Irishmoss, Seaweed - Raw State

Nutrition Facts

Units

100 Grams

2 Tablespoons (1/8 cup)

Energy kcal 49 5
Protein g 1.51 0.15
Total lipid (fat) g 0.16 0.02
Carbohydrate, by difference g 12.29 1.23
Fiber, total dietary g 1.3 0.1
Sugars, total g 0.61 0.06
Minerals
Calcium, Ca mg 72 7
Iron, Fe mg 8.90 0.89
Magnesium, Mg mg 144 14
Phosphorus, P mg 157 16
Potassium, K mg 63 6
Sodium, Na mg 67 7
Zinc, Zn mg 1.95 0.20
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 3.0 0.3
Thiamin mg 0.015 0.002
Riboflavin mg 0.466 0.047
Niacin mg 0.593 0.059
Vitamin B-6 mg 0.069 0.007
Folate, DFE g 182 18
Vitamin B-12 g 0.00 0.00
Vitamin A, RAE g 6 1
Vitamin A, IU IU 118 12
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.87 0.09
Vitamin D IU 0 0
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) g 5.0 0.5
Lipids
saturated g 0.033 0.003
monounsaturated g 0.015 0.002
polyunsaturated g 0.055 0.006
Cholesterol mg 0 0
Other
Caffeine mg 0 0

 

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