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Growing Spearmint plant (Mentha spicata)
Growing Spearmint plant (Mentha spicata)
Narrow-leaved peppermint leaf
Narrow-leaved peppermint leaf
 
Official USDA name:"Spearmint, dried"
USDA Record Number:"02066"
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Official USDA name:"Peppermint, fresh"
USDA Record Number:"02064"
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Nutrition Facts Comparison

Spearmint, dried vs Peppermint, fresh

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
 

Amount Per Serving

 

Calories

285
Calories from Fat 50
 

% Daily Value*

 

Total Fat

6g
9%
 
Saturated Fat 2g8%
 
Trans Fat 0g
 

Cholesterol

0mg
0%
 

Sodium

344mg
15%
 

Total Carbohydrate

52g
17%
 
Dietary Fiber 30g119%
 
Sugars 0g
 

Protein

20g
 
Vitamin A212% · Vitamin C0%
 
Calcium149% · Iron486%
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
 

Amount Per Serving

 

Calories

70
Calories from Fat 8
 

% Daily Value*

 

Total Fat

1g
1%
 
Saturated Fat 0g1%
 
Trans Fat 0g
 

Cholesterol

0mg
0%
 

Sodium

31mg
1%
 

Total Carbohydrate

15g
5%
 
Dietary Fiber 8g32%
 
Sugars 0g
 

Protein

4g
 
Vitamin A85% · Vitamin C3%
 
Calcium24% · Iron28%
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Calories Compared

Spearmint, dried vs Peppermint, fresh

Calories

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
kcal*kjoules*RDI%
 
Total Calories285 kcal1192 kJ14%
 
from Carbs185.8 kcal777.32 kJ
 
from Fat50.5 kcal211.17 kJ
 
from Protein48.6 kcal203.46 kJ
 
from Alcohol0 kcal0 kJ
 
*The unit "kcal" or kilocalories are what most American's think of as 1 Calorie. Other countries use the unit kilojoule (kJ) to measure Food Energy. 1 kcal is equal to 4.184 kilojoules.

Calories

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
kcal*kjoules*RDI%
 
Total Calories70 kcal293 kJ4%
 
from Carbs53.2 kcal222.41 kJ
 
from Fat7.9 kcal32.92 kJ
 
from Protein9.2 kcal38.28 kJ
 
from Alcohol0 kcal0 kJ
 
*The unit "kcal" or kilocalories are what most American's think of as 1 Calorie. Other countries use the unit kilojoule (kJ) to measure Food Energy. 1 kcal is equal to 4.184 kilojoules.

Vitamin Comparison

Spearmint, dried vs Peppermint, fresh

Vitamin Content

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%
 
Vitamin A 10579 IU 212%
 
Vitamin B6 2.579 mg 129%
 
Vitamin B12 0 mcg 0%
 
Vitamin B12, Added ~
 
Vitamin C 0 mg 0%
 
Vitamin D 0 IU 0%
 
Vitamin D2 ~
 
Vitamin D3 ~
 
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) 0 mcg 0%
 
Vitamin E (Alpha-tocopherol) ~
 
Vitamin E, Added ~
 
Vitamin K ~
 
Thiamin 0.288 mg 19%
 
Riboflavin 1.421 mg 84%
 
Niacin 6.561 mg 33%
 
Pantothenic Acid 1.399 mg 14%
 
Folate 530 mcg 132%
 
Folate, Food 530 mcg 132%
 
Folate, DFE 530 mcg DFE 132%
 
Choline ~
 
Betaine ~
 
*Daily Value not established for starred items.
~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Vitamin Content

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%
 
Vitamin A 4248 IU 85%
 
Vitamin B6 0.129 mg 6%
 
Vitamin B12 0 mcg 0%
 
Vitamin B12, Added ~
 
Vitamin C 31.8 mg 3%
 
Vitamin D 0 IU 0%
 
Vitamin D2 ~
 
Vitamin D3 ~
 
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) 0 mcg 0%
 
Vitamin E (Alpha-tocopherol) ~
 
Vitamin E, Added ~
 
Vitamin K ~
 
Thiamin 0.082 mg 5%
 
Riboflavin 0.266 mg 16%
 
Niacin 1.706 mg 9%
 
Pantothenic Acid 0.338 mg 3%
 
Folate 114 mcg 28%
 
Folate, Food 114 mcg 28%
 
Folate, DFE 114 mcg DFE 28%
 
Choline ~
 
Betaine ~
 
*Daily Value not established for starred items.
~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Minerals Compared

Spearmint, dried vs Peppermint, fresh

Mineral Content

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%
 
Calcium 1488 mg 149%
 
Iron 87.47 mg 486%
 
Magnesium 602 mg 150%
 
Phosphorus 276 mg 28%
 
Potassium 1924 mg 41%
 
Sodium 344 mg 15%
 
Zinc 2.41 mg 16%
 
Copper 1.542 mg 77%
 
Manganese 11.482 mg 574%
 
Selenium ~
 
Fluoride ~
 
*Daily Value not established for starred items.
~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Mineral Content

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%
 
Calcium 243 mg 24%
 
Iron 5.08 mg 28%
 
Magnesium 80 mg 20%
 
Phosphorus 73 mg 7%
 
Potassium 569 mg 12%
 
Sodium 31 mg 1%
 
Zinc 1.11 mg 7%
 
Copper 0.329 mg 16%
 
Manganese 1.176 mg 59%
 
Selenium ~
 
Fluoride ~
 
*Daily Value not established for starred items.
~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Protein and Amino Acids Comparison

Spearmint, dried vs Peppermint, fresh

Protein & Aminos

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%*
 
Protein19.93g40%
 

Essential Aminos

 
Histidine0.399 g57%
 
Isoleucine0.816 g58%
 
Leucine1.496 g55%
 
Lysine0.858 g41%
 
Methionine0.281 g
 
Phenylalanine1.017 g
 
Threonine0.816 g78%
 
Tryptophan0.306 g109%
 
Valine0.995 g55%
 

Non-essential Aminos

 
Arginine0.918 g
 
Alanine1.036 g
 
Aspartate2.353 g
 
Cystine0.22 g
 
Glutamate2.172 g
 
Glycine0.957 g
 
Hydroxyproline
 
Proline0.816 g
 
Serine0.778 g
 
Tyrosine0.6 g
 
Methionine + Cystine† 0.501 g 48
 
Phenylalanine + Tyrosine† 1.617 g 154
 
* Amino acid RDI's are based on the World Health Organization's recommended daily intake for an adult human weighing 70 kg (154.3 pounds). "Protein and amino acid requirements in human nutrition". WHO Press, page 150.

† The World Health Organization provides a single recommended daily intake for the combinations of Methionine and Cysteine and the combination of Phenylalanine and Tyrosine.

Arginine, Cystine and Tyrosine are required by infants and growing children and we have therefore included them in the list of essential amino acids. [Imura K, Okada A (1998). "Amino acid metabolism in pediatric patients"]

~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Protein & Aminos

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%*
 
Protein3.75g8%
 

Essential Aminos

 
Histidine0.075 g11%
 
Isoleucine0.154 g11%
 
Leucine0.281 g10%
 
Lysine0.161 g8%
 
Methionine0.053 g
 
Phenylalanine0.191 g
 
Threonine0.154 g15%
 
Tryptophan0.058 g21%
 
Valine0.187 g10%
 

Non-essential Aminos

 
Arginine0.173 g
 
Alanine0.195 g
 
Aspartate0.443 g
 
Cystine0.041 g
 
Glutamate0.409 g
 
Glycine0.18 g
 
Hydroxyproline
 
Proline0.154 g
 
Serine0.146 g
 
Tyrosine0.113 g
 
Methionine + Cystine† 0.094 g 9
 
Phenylalanine + Tyrosine† 0.304 g 29
 
* Amino acid RDI's are based on the World Health Organization's recommended daily intake for an adult human weighing 70 kg (154.3 pounds). "Protein and amino acid requirements in human nutrition". WHO Press, page 150.

† The World Health Organization provides a single recommended daily intake for the combinations of Methionine and Cysteine and the combination of Phenylalanine and Tyrosine.

Arginine, Cystine and Tyrosine are required by infants and growing children and we have therefore included them in the list of essential amino acids. [Imura K, Okada A (1998). "Amino acid metabolism in pediatric patients"]

~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Carbohydrates Compared

Spearmint, dried vs Peppermint, fresh

Carbohydrates

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%
 
Total Carbohydrates52.04g17%
 
Dietary Fiber29.8g119%
 
Starch~
 
Sugars~
 
Sucrose~
 
Glucose~
 
Fructose~
 
Lactose~
 
Maltose~
 
Galactose~
 
~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Carbohydrates

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%
 
Total Carbohydrates14.89g5%
 
Dietary Fiber8g32%
 
Starch~
 
Sugars~
 
Sucrose~
 
Glucose~
 
Fructose~
 
Lactose~
 
Maltose~
 
Galactose~
 
~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Fatty Acids and Fat Comparison

Spearmint, dried vs Peppermint, fresh

Fatty Acids & Fat

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%
 
Total Fat6.03g9%
 
Total Omega-3 Fatty Acids2.792g
 
Total Omega-6 Fatty Acids0.446g
 
Total Trans Fatty Acids~
 
Total Trans-monoenoic Fatty Acids~
 
Total Trans-polyenoic Fatty Acids~
 

Total Saturated Fats (Bad Fats)

1.577g8%
 
Arachidic Acid   [Eicosanoic Acid]~
 
Behenic Acid   [Docosanoic Acid]~
 
Butyric Acid   [Butanoic Acid]~
 
Capric Acid   [Decanoic Acid]~
 
Caproic Acid   [Hexanoic Acid]~
 
Caprylic Acid   [Octanoic Acid]~
 
Lauric Acid   [Dodecanoic Acid]~
 
Lignoceric Acid   [Tetracosanoic Acid]~
 
Margaric Acid   [Heptadecanoic Acid]~
 
Myristic Acid   [Tetradecanoic Acid]0.037g
 
Palmitic Acid   [Hexadecanoic Acid]1.131g
 
Pentadecanoic Acid   [Pentadecanoic Acid]~
 
Stearic Acid   [Octadecanoic Acid]0.163g
 
Tridecanoic Acid   [Tridecanoic Acid]~
 

Total Monounsaturated Fat (Good Fats)

0.21g
 
16:1 c~
 
16:1 t~
 
18:1 c~
 
18:1 t~
 
18:1-11t (18:1t n-7)~
 
22:1 c~
 
22:1 t~
 
Erucic Acid   [Docosenoic Acid]~
 
Gadoleic Acid   [Eicosenoic Acid]~
 
Heptadecenoic Acid   [Heptadecenoic Acid]~
 
Myristoleic Acid   [Tetradecenoic Acid]~
 
Nervonic Acid   [Cis-Tetracosenoic Acid]~
 
Oleic Acid   [Octadecenoic Acid]0.183g
 
Palmitoleic Acid   [Hexadecenoic Acid]0.016g
 
Pentadecenoic Acid   [Pentadecenoic Acid]~
 

Total Polyunsaturated Fat (Good Fats)

3.257g
 
18:2 CLAs~
 
18:2 i~
 
18:2 n-6 c,c~
 
18:2 t not further defined~
 
18:2 t,t~
 
18:3i~
 
20:3 n-3~
 
20:3 n-6~
 
20:4 n-6~
 
21:5~
 
22:4~
 
Alpha-Linolenic Acid~
 
Arachidonic Acid   [Eicosatetraenoic Acid]~
 
Clupanodonic Acid   [Docosapentaenoic Acid (DPA)]~
 
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)   [Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)]~
 
Eicosadienoic Acid   [Eicosadienoic Acid]~
 
Eicosatrienoic Acid   [Eicosatrienoic Acid]~
 
Gamma-Linolenic Acid   [Gamma-Linolenic Acid]~
 
Linoleic Acid   [Octadecadienoic Acid]0.446g
 
Linolenic Acid   [Octadecatrienoic Acid]2.792g
 
Parinaric Acid   [Octadecatetraenoic Acid]~
 
Timnodonic Acid   [Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)]~
 
The common name for each fatty acid is shown with the systematic name in square parentheses.

~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Fatty Acids & Fat

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
AmountRDI%
 
Total Fat0.94g1%
 
Total Omega-3 Fatty Acids0.435g
 
Total Omega-6 Fatty Acids0.069g
 
Total Trans Fatty Acids~
 
Total Trans-monoenoic Fatty Acids~
 
Total Trans-polyenoic Fatty Acids~
 

Total Saturated Fats (Bad Fats)

0.246g1%
 
Arachidic Acid   [Eicosanoic Acid]~
 
Behenic Acid   [Docosanoic Acid]~
 
Butyric Acid   [Butanoic Acid]~
 
Capric Acid   [Decanoic Acid]~
 
Caproic Acid   [Hexanoic Acid]~
 
Caprylic Acid   [Octanoic Acid]~
 
Lauric Acid   [Dodecanoic Acid]~
 
Lignoceric Acid   [Tetracosanoic Acid]~
 
Margaric Acid   [Heptadecanoic Acid]~
 
Myristic Acid   [Tetradecanoic Acid]0.006g
 
Palmitic Acid   [Hexadecanoic Acid]0.176g
 
Pentadecanoic Acid   [Pentadecanoic Acid]~
 
Stearic Acid   [Octadecanoic Acid]0.025g
 
Tridecanoic Acid   [Tridecanoic Acid]~
 

Total Monounsaturated Fat (Good Fats)

0.033g
 
16:1 c~
 
16:1 t~
 
18:1 c~
 
18:1 t~
 
18:1-11t (18:1t n-7)~
 
22:1 c~
 
22:1 t~
 
Erucic Acid   [Docosenoic Acid]~
 
Gadoleic Acid   [Eicosenoic Acid]~
 
Heptadecenoic Acid   [Heptadecenoic Acid]~
 
Myristoleic Acid   [Tetradecenoic Acid]~
 
Nervonic Acid   [Cis-Tetracosenoic Acid]~
 
Oleic Acid   [Octadecenoic Acid]0.029g
 
Palmitoleic Acid   [Hexadecenoic Acid]0.002g
 
Pentadecenoic Acid   [Pentadecenoic Acid]~
 

Total Polyunsaturated Fat (Good Fats)

0.508g
 
18:2 CLAs~
 
18:2 i~
 
18:2 n-6 c,c~
 
18:2 t not further defined~
 
18:2 t,t~
 
18:3i~
 
20:3 n-3~
 
20:3 n-6~
 
20:4 n-6~
 
21:5~
 
22:4~
 
Alpha-Linolenic Acid~
 
Arachidonic Acid   [Eicosatetraenoic Acid]~
 
Clupanodonic Acid   [Docosapentaenoic Acid (DPA)]~
 
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)   [Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)]~
 
Eicosadienoic Acid   [Eicosadienoic Acid]~
 
Eicosatrienoic Acid   [Eicosatrienoic Acid]~
 
Gamma-Linolenic Acid   [Gamma-Linolenic Acid]~
 
Linoleic Acid   [Octadecadienoic Acid]0.069g
 
Linolenic Acid   [Octadecatrienoic Acid]0.435g
 
Parinaric Acid   [Octadecatetraenoic Acid]~
 
Timnodonic Acid   [Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)]~
 
The common name for each fatty acid is shown with the systematic name in square parentheses.

~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Caffeine, Alcohol, Phytosterols and Other Nutrients Compared

Spearmint, dried vs Peppermint, fresh

Other Nutrients

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
Amount
 
Alcohol~
 
Water11.3g
 
Ash10.7g
 
Caffeine~
 
Theobromine~
 
Cholesterol0mg
 
Phytosterols~
 
Campesterol~
 
Stigmasterol~
 
Beta-sitosterol~
 
~Data not available for tilde (~) items.

Other Nutrients

Serving Size: 100g or 3.5oz
Amount
 
Alcohol~
 
Water78.65g
 
Ash1.76g
 
Caffeine~
 
Theobromine~
 
Cholesterol0mg
 
Phytosterols~
 
Campesterol~
 
Stigmasterol~
 
Beta-sitosterol~
 
~Data not available for tilde (~) items.
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