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Sunday, March 1, 2015

Nutritional Values of Acerola Fruit Juice

Acerola, West Indian Cherry Fruit Juice
Botanical Name - Malpighia emarginata

    

*****A comparative analysis of antioxidant potency among a variety of frozen juice pulps was carried out, including the acerola fruit. Among the 11 fruit pulps tested, acerola was the highest-scoring domestic fruit, meaning it had the most antioxidant potency.
Acerola, West Indian Cherry (Fruit Juice)
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.92


Fat Factor: 8.37


Protein Factor: 3.36


Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25


Nutrient
Unit
1Value per100g
Proximates


Water
g
94.3
Energy
kcal
23
Energy
kJ
96
Protein
g
0.4
Total lipid (fat)
g
0.3
Ash
g
0.2
Carbohydrate, by difference
g
4.8
Fiber, total dietary
g
0.3
Sugars, total
g
4.5
Minerals


Calcium, Ca
mg
10
Iron, Fe
mg
0.5
Magnesium, Mg
mg
12
Phosphorus, P
mg
9
Potassium, K
mg
97
Sodium, Na
mg
3
Zinc, Zn
mg
0.1
Copper, Cu
mg
0.086
Selenium, Se
µg
0.1
Vitamins


Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
mg
1600
Thiamin
mg
0.02
Riboflavin
mg
0.06
Niacin
mg
0.4
Pantothenic acid
mg
0.205
Vitamin B-6
mg
0.004
Folate, total
µg
14
Folic acid
µg
0
Folate, food
µg
14
Folate, DFE
µg
14
Vitamin B-12
µg
0
Vitamin B-12, added
µg
0
Vitamin A, RAE
µg
25
Retinol
µg
0
Carotene, beta
µg
305
Carotene, alpha
µg
0
Cryptoxanthin, beta
µg
0
Vitamin A, IU
IU
509
Lycopene
µg
0
Lutein + zeaxanthin
µg
17
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)
mg
0.18
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
µg
1.4
Lipids


Fatty acids, total saturated
g
0.068
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
g
0.082
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
g
0.09
Cholesterol
mg
0
Alcohol, ethyl
g
0
Caffeine
mg
0
Theobromine
mg
0