Tempeh’s Complete Nutrition List.

Tempeh’s Complete Nutrition List

The following table contains tempeh’s complete nutrition list. This in-depth nutrition value of tempeh is taken from the USDA’s nutrient database. For purpose of serving comparison, the nutrient values of tempeh showed below are derived from 100 grams and 1 cup (166 grams) of tempeh.



Tempeh In-depth Nutrition List :

Nutrient

Units

Value per
100 grams

1.00 X 1 cup
——-
166g

Proximates

Water

g

59.65

99.02

Energy

kcal

193

320

Energy

kJ

807

1340

Protein

g

18.54

30.78

Total lipid (fat)

g

10.80

17.93

Ash

g

1.62

2.69

Carbohydrate, by difference

g

9.39

15.59

Minerals

Calcium, Ca

mg

111

184

Iron, Fe

mg

2.70

4.48

Magnesium, Mg

mg

81

134

Phosphorus, P

mg

266

442

Potassium, K

mg

412

684

Sodium, Na

mg

9

15

Zinc, Zn

mg

1.14

1.89

Copper, Cu

mg

0.560

0.930

Manganese, Mn

mg

1.300

2.158

Selenium, Se

mcg

0.0

0.0

Vitamins

Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid

mg

0.0

0.0

Thiamin

mg

0.078

0.129

Riboflavin

mg

0.358

0.594

Niacin

mg

2.640

4.382

Pantothenic acid

mg

0.278

0.461

Vitamin B-6

mg

0.215

0.357

Folate, total

mcg

24

40

Folic acid

mcg

0

0

Folate, food

mcg

24

40

Folate, DFE

mcg_DFE

24

40

Vitamin B-12

mcg

0.08

0.13

Vitamin A, RAE

mcg_RAE

0

0

Retinol

mcg

0

0

Vitamin A, IU

IU

0

0

Vitamin D (D2 + D3)

mcg

0.0

0.0

Vitamin D

IU

0

0

Lipids

Fatty acids, total saturated

g

2.220

3.685

8:0

g

0.000

0.000

10:0

g

0.000

0.000

12:0

g

0.000

0.000

14:0

g

0.020

0.033

15:0

g

0.000

0.000

16:0

g

1.500

2.490

17:0

g

0.030

0.050

18:0

g

0.600

0.996

20:0

g

0.000

0.000

22:0

g

0.100

0.166

24:0

g

0.000

0.000

Fatty acids, total monounsaturated

g

3.000

4.980

14:1

g

0.000

0.000

16:1 undifferentiated

g

0.000

0.000

17:1

g

0.050

0.083

18:1 undifferentiated

g

2.750

4.565

20:1

g

0.040

0.066

22:1 undifferentiated

g

0.000

0.000

Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated

g

3.827

6.353

18:2 undifferentiated

g

3.591

5.961

18:3 undifferentiated

g

0.220

0.365

20:3 undifferentiated

g

0.000

0.000

20:4 undifferentiated

g

0.000

0.000

Cholesterol

mg

0

0

Amino acids

Tryptophan

g

0.194

0.322

Threonine

g

0.796

1.321

Isoleucine

g

0.880

1.461

Leucine

g

1.430

2.374

Lysine

g

0.908

1.507

Methionine

g

0.175

0.290

Cystine

g

0.193

0.320

Phenylalanine

g

0.893

1.482

Tyrosine

g

0.664

1.102

Valine

g

0.920

1.527

Arginine

g

1.252

2.078

Histidine

g

0.466

0.774

Alanine

g

0.960

1.594

Aspartic acid

g

1.995

3.312

Glutamic acid

g

3.292

5.465

Glycine

g

0.754

1.252

Proline

g

1.030

1.710

Serine

g

1.019

1.692

USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 22 (2009)

From above in-depth tempeh nutrition facts, you can see that tempeh contains a high value of protein but is cholesterol-free, making it ideal for protein source for those in low-fat diet.

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