Nutrition Data

Ascophyllum nodosum (dried)*

*Values are approximate due to seasonal and harvesting factors

 

Typical Analysis

Ash (Minerals) 22%
Carbohydrates 52%
Alginic Acid 18.0% – 27.0%
Laminarin 2.0% – 5.0%
Mannitol 3.0% – 8.0%
Other Sugars 20.0% – 22.0%
Crude Fibre 6%
Crude Protein 6%
Fat 2%
Moisture 12%

Vitamins

Biotin (Vitamin H) 0.1 – 0.4 mcg/g
Carotene 30 – 60 mcg/g
Folic Acid 0.1 – 0.5 mcg/g
Folinic Acid 0.1 – 0.5 mcg/g
L-ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) 100 – 2000 mcg/g
Niacin (Vitamin B3) 10 – 30 mcg/g
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) 5 – 10 mcg/g
Thiamin (Vitamin B1) 1 – 5 mcg/g
Tocopherols (Vitamin E) 150– 300 mcg/g
Vitamin B12 <0.004 mcg/g
Vitamin K <10 mcg/g

Amino Acids

Expressed as grams of amino acid nitrogen per 100g of protein nitrogen
Alanine 5.3
Arginine 8.0
Aspartic Acid 6.9
Cystine trace
Glutamic Acid 10.0
Glycine 5.0
Histidine 1.3
Isoleucine 2.8
Leucine 4.6
Lysine 4.9
Methionine 0.7
Phenylalanine 2.3
Proline 2.6
Serine 3.0
Threonine 2.8
Tryptophan trace
Tyrosine 0.9
Valine 3.7

Minerals

Aluminium 20 – 100 mcg/g
Arsenic <3 mcg/g
Barium 15 – 50 mcg/g
Beryllium <1 mcg/g
Boron 80 – 100 mcg/g
Cadmium <1 mcg/g
Calcium 1.0% – 3.0%
Chlorine 1.0% – 3.0%
Chromium <1 mcg/g
Cobalt 1 – 10 mcg/g
Copper 4 – 15 mcg/g
Iodine 400 – 800 mcg/g
Iron 150 – 1000 mcg/g
Lead <1 mcg/g
Magnesium 0.5% – 1.0%
Manganese 10 – 50 mcg/g
Mercury <0.001 mcg/g
Molybdenum <1 mcg/g
Nickel 1 – 5 mcg/g
Nitrogen 0.6% – 2.0%
Phosphorus 0.1% – 0.2%
Potassium 2.0% – 3.0%
Selenium 3 – 4 mcg/g
Sodium 2.4% – 4.0%
Strontium 100 – 200 mcg/g
Sulphur 2.0% – 2.3%
Tin <10 mcg/g
Titanium 3 – 6 mcg/g
Vanadium 2 – 5 mcg/g
Zinc 35 – 100 mcg/g

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