Nutrition for Allspice (ground)

Calories, Protein, Vitamins and More

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Allspice Nutrition Summary

One teaspoon of ground allspice (1.9 grams or 0.07 oz) contains 5 calories and 0.1 grams of protein. Allspice consist of 9% water, 72% carbohydrates, 6% protein, and 9% fat.

Allspice is an excellent source of many nutrients, including dietary fiber, calcium and potassium. It also contains significant amounts of carbohydrates, Vitamin C, iron, magnesium, manganese and copper.

In one teaspoon of ground allspice:

  • Calories: 5
  • Protein: 0.1 g
  • Dietary fiber: 0.4 g
  • Fat: 0.2 g
  • Sodium: 1.5 mg
There is no significant amounts of sugar, saturated fat or cholesterol in allspice.

See the Allspice Nutrition Chart for complete recommended daily values.
The specific nutritional values from USDA is for: Spices, allspice, ground.

Calories in Allspice

Allspice has 5 calories per teaspoon or 263 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates and fat.

72% of calories in allspice are from carbohydrates, 23% of calories are from fat and 5% of calories are from protein.

Calories from Carbs

The majority, or 72% of the calories in ground allspice are from carbohydrates. The carbs in allspice are mostly in the form of dietary fiber (100%). An excellent high-fiber food, a single teaspoon of allspice contains 2% of recommended daily values or 0.4 grams of dietary fiber.

  • Dietary fiber: 0.4 g
There is no significant amounts of sugar or starch in allspice.

Calories from Fat

About 23% the calories in ground Allspice are from fat. Allspice has a moderate amount of total fat, with 0.2 grams per teaspoon. Most of the fat in allspice are healthier unsaturated fats.

Allspice is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

  • Total fat: 0.2 g
  • Saturated fat: < 0.1 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: < 0.1 g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: < 0.1 g
There is no significant amounts of cholesterol or trans fat in allspice.

Omega-6 in Allspice

Allspice contains a small amount of omega-6 fatty acids, mostly in the form of linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid. [2]

  • linoleic acid: 0.04 g

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Protein in Allspice

A single teaspoon of Allspice contains 0.1 grams of protein. Allspice is relatively low in protein, and is not a source of complete protein, containing little or small amounts of the majority of the nine essential amino acids.

  • Protein: 0.12 g
There is no significant amounts of tryptophan, threonine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, valine or histidine in allspice.

Protein Similar to Allspice

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Vitamins and Minerals in Allspice

An good source of nutrients, ground allspice contains abundant amounts of calcium and potassium. A single teaspoon of allspice contains 12.6 milligrams of calcium.

Vitamins in allspice (1 tsp):
  • Vitamin a: 0.5 ug
  • Thiamin: < 0.1 mg
  • Riboflavin: < 0.1 mg
  • Niacin: 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin b6: < 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin c: 0.7 mg
  • Folate: 0.7 ug
Minerals in allspice (1 tsp):
  • Calcium: 12.6 mg
  • Potassium: 19.8 mg
  • Iron: 0.1 mg
  • Magnesium: 2.6 mg
  • Zinc: < 0.1 mg
  • Selenium: 0.1 ug
  • Phosphorus: 2.1 mg
  • Copper: < 0.1 mg
  • Manganese: 0.1 mg
There is no significant amounts of choline, pantothenic acid, vitamin e, vitamin b12 or vitamin k in allspice.

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Allspice Nutrition Chart


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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.

Allspice in Cooking

Allspice is in the top 10% of most popular ingredients for recipes. Most recipes call for one or two teaspoons of allspice.

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