Mulberries - a good gutload choice

Mulberry plants not only have useful leaves, most also provide very nutritious berries! These berries are a good source of Fiber, Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, some B vitamis and Iron. They also have a favourable calcium to phosphorous ratio.

In about one cup of berries:

Water 122.75 g
Energy 60 kcal
Energy 252 kJ
Protein 2.02 g
Ash 0.97 g
Carbohydrate, by difference 13.72 g
Fiber, total dietary 2.4 g
Sugars, total 11.34 g
Calcium, Ca 55 mg
Iron, Fe 2.59 mg
Magnesium, Mg 25 mg
Phosphorus, P 53 mg
Potassium, K 272 mg
Sodium, Na 14 mg
Zinc, Zn 0.17 mg
Copper, Cu 0.084 mg
Selenium, Se 0.8 mcg
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 51 mg
Thiamin 0.041 mg
Riboflavin 0.141 mg
Niacin 0.868 mg
Vitamin B-6 0.07 mg
Folate, total 8 mcg
Choline, total 17.2 mg
Carotene, beta 13 mcg
Carotene, alpha 17 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin 190 mcg
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1.22 mg
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 10.9 mcg
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.038 g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 0.057 g
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.29 g


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