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Also called: Starflower

Scientific name: Borago officinalis

Quick answers

Calories, Allergies and healthiness.

Calories Low Borage contains 21 calories per 100g and can be considered low in calories.
Allergy and hypersensitivity No info Borage do not cause any known allergic or hypersensitivity reaction according to our information.
Healthiness Excellent Borage 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 4 days


Can borage be frozen? Yes
Preparation Pack well
Quality when defrosted Good
Tip: Write name and date on a label for easy oversight in the freezer.

Nutritional values per 100g

Energy 21 kcal / 88 kj
Fat 0,7 g
Saturated fat 0,17 g
Carbohydrates 3,06 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 1,8 g
Salt 0,08 g
Nutritional values in plain text
Borage has a low amount of fat with a low share being saturated fat. Contains a low amount of carbohydrates and no sugars. Borage contains a lesser amount of protein and contains a low 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


Borage 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) No
Gluten-free Yes
Dairy free Yes
Lactose free Yes

Weight and volume

1 l borage in grams 380 g
1 dl borage in grams 38 g
1 cl borage in grams 3,8 g
1 ml borage in grams 0,38 g
1 tbsp borage in grams 5,7 g
1 tsp borage in grams 1,9 g
1 krm borage in grams 0,38 g
1 kg borage in liters 2,63 liters
1 hg borage in dl 2,63 dl
1 g borage in ml 2,63 ml
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Run, ride a bike or go to the gym to burn off the calories.

Running 0,35 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of borage you need to run about 0,35 km at a decent tempo.
Biking 0,75 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of borage you need to ride a bike about 0,75 km at a decent pace.
Swimming 6 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of borage you need to swim for 6 minutes at a decent intensity.
Gym 13 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of borage you need to workout for 13 minutes at a decent intensity.