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yarrow, common, raw

The common yarrow is a wild medicinal plant with many uses in the kitchen, raw or dried.
Given the lack of nutritional information for this ingredient, we completed the nutrition table with values from reliable sources.
    76
Macronutrient carbohydrates 75.74%
/17
Macronutrient proteins 17.16%
/07
Macronutrient fats 7.1%
  LA : ALA

Omega-6 ratio to omega-3 fatty acids should not exceed a total of 5:1. Link to explanation.

Values are too small to be relevant.

Nutrient tables

Nutritional Information per 100g
2000 kCal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Energy 37 kCal
154 kJ
1.8%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 2000kCal
Fat/Lipids 0.6 g0.9%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 70g
Saturated Fats n/a
Carbohydrates (inc.dietary fiber) 6.4 g2.4%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 270g
Sugars n/a
Fiber n/a
Protein (albumin) 1.4 g2.9%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 50g
Cooking Salt n/a
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA.
Fat/Lipids
Carbohydrates
Protein (albumin)
Cooking Salt

Detailed Nutritional Information per 100g for this Ingredient

Explanations

The majority of the nutritional information comes from the USDA (US Department of Agriculture). This means that the information for natural products is often incomplete or only given within broader categories, whereas in most cases products made from these have more complete information displayed.

If we take flaxseed, for example, the important essential amino acid ALA (omega-3) is only included in an overarching category whereas for flaxseed oil ALA is listed specifically. In time, we will be able to change this, but it will require a lot of work. An “i” appears behind ingredients that have been adjusted and an explanation appears when you hover over this symbol.

For Erb Muesli, the original calculations resulted in 48 % of the daily requirement of ALA — but with the correction, we see that the muesli actually covers >100 % of the necessary recommendation for the omega-3 fatty acid ALA. Our goal is to eventually be able to compare the nutritional value of our recipes with those that are used in conventional western lifestyles.


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