Arugula - Home Remedies and Beauty Tips Glossary

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It is a cruciferous green vegetable with a sharp peppery taste. It is also known as rocket leaf.

Arugula helps in managing blood pressure as it is a good source of potassium.

Arugula leaves eaten as a salad prevents osteoporosis.

Eaten regularly arugula leaves arrest growth of cancer cells.

The chlorophyll present in arugula improves the blood quality and brings a healthy sheen to the body.

Arugula, raw - Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 100 grams
Amount Per Serving
Calories 25Calories from Fat 6
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 1 %
   Saturated Fat 0g 0 %
   Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0  %
Sodium 27mg 1 %
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1  %
   Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6 %
   Sugar 2g
Protein 3g 5 %
Vitamin A 47%  Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 16%  Iron 8%
*Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie reference diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your individual needs.
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Nutrition summary

Calories

25

Fat

5.5 g

Carbs

13 g

Protein

6.3 g
Arugula, raw
Percent breakdown of 25 total Calories (kcal)
Protein 25.18% (2.6 g x 2.4 Kcal/g = 6.3 kcal)
Fat 22.1% (0.66 g x 8.37 Kcal/g = 5.5 kcal)
Carbohydrate 52.12% (3.65 g x 3.6 Kcal/g = 13.03 kcal)

Vitamins

Nutrient Amount %DV
Betaine 0.1 mcg
Carotene, alpha 0 mcg
Carotene, beta 1424  mcg
Choline 15.3 mg
Cryptoxanthin, beta 0  mcg
Folate, DFE 97  mcg 24.25 %
Folate, food 97  mcg 24.25 %
Folate, total 97  mcg 24.25 %
Folic acid 0  mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin 3555 mcg
Lycopene 0  mcg
Niacin 0.3  mg 1.52 %
Pantothenic acid 0.44 mg 4.37 %
Retinol 0  mcg
Riboflavin 0.09  mg 5.06 %
Thiamin 0.04 mg 2.93 %
Tocopherol, beta ~
Tocopherol, delta ~
Tocopherol, gamma ~
Vitamin A 2373  IU 47.46 %
Vitamin B12 0 mcg 0 %
Vitamin B6 0.07 mg 3.65 %
Vitamin C 15 mg 25 %
Vitamin D 0 IU 0 %
Vitamin E 0.43 mg 1.43 %
Vitamin K 108.6  mcg 135.75 %

Protein and Amino Acids

Nutrient Amount %DV
Protein 2.58 g 5.16 %
Essential Aminos
Histidine ~
Isoleucine ~
Leucine ~
Lysine ~
Methionine ~
Phenylalanine ~
Threonine ~
Tryptophan ~
Valine ~
Non-essential Aminos
Arginine ~
Alanine ~
Aspartic acid ~
Cystine ~
Glutamic acid ~
Glycine ~
Hydroxyproline ~
Proline ~
Serine ~
Tyrosine ~
Methionine ~
Phenylalanine ~

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