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Water spinach

Scientific name: Ipomoea aquatica

Quick answers

Calories, Allergies and healthiness.

Calories Low Water spinach contains 19 calories per 100g and can be considered low in calories.
Allergy and hypersensitivity No info Water spinach do not cause any known allergic or hypersensitivity reaction according to our information.
Healthiness Excellent Water spinach is a great healthy option and can be consumed in larger amounts regularly.


Everything you need to know and a little bit more.



Storage Refrigerator
Temperature +4°C to +8°C
Shelf life / Best before 3 days


Can water spinach be frozen? Yes
Preparation Rinse and pack
Quality when defrosted Good
Tip: Write name and date on a label for easy oversight in the freezer.

Nutritional values per 100g

Energy 19 kcal / 79 kj
Fat 0,2 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 3,13 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 2,6 g
Salt 0,11 g
Nutritional values in plain text
Water spinach has a very low amount of fat. Contains a low amount of carbohydrates and no sugars. Water spinach contains a lesser amount of protein and contains a pretty high amount of salt.

Vitamins and minerals

calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, vitamin c, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6, folate, vitamin a


Water spinach contains 0 mg kolesterol per 100g, meaning its free from cholesterol.

Allergy and hypersensitivity

Allergies No info
Cross-Reactivities No info
Labeling requirement (EU) No
Labeling requirement means that the product contains allergens that have special labeling requirements. Either in the product itself or from its ingredients.


Keto friendly Yes
LCHF friendly Yes
Sugar free (under 0,5g) Yes
Fat-free (under 0,5g) Yes
Gluten-free Yes
Dairy free Yes
Lactose free Yes

Weight and volume

1 l water spinach in grams 240 g
1 dl water spinach in grams 24 g
1 cl water spinach in grams 2,4 g
1 ml water spinach in grams 0,24 g
1 tbsp water spinach in grams 3,6 g
1 tsp water spinach in grams 1,2 g
1 krm water spinach in grams 0,24 g
1 kg water spinach in liters 4,17 liters
1 hg water spinach in dl 4,17 dl
1 g water spinach in ml 4,17 ml
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Run, ride a bike or go to the gym to burn off the calories.

Running 0,32 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of water spinach you need to run about 0,32 km at a decent tempo.
Biking 0,68 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of water spinach you need to ride a bike about 0,68 km at a decent pace.
Swimming 6 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of water spinach you need to swim for 6 minutes at a decent intensity.
Gym 11 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of water spinach you need to workout for 11 minutes at a decent intensity.