Brussels sprouts are available from May – October with some hybrids available in February to June.
Store in the refrigerator.Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
Sprouts were believed to have been cultivated in Italy in Roman times. Brussels sprouts are named after the city of Brussels in Belgium from where they were widely cultivated in the 1800s.
6 medium Brussels sprouts = 120 g
|Average Quantity per serving||% Daily Intake per serve||Average Quantity per 100 g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.6||1%||0.5|
|- saturated (g)||0.13||1%||0.11|
|Available carbohydrate (g)||7.9||3%||6.6|
|- sugars (g)||7.0||8%||5.8|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||5.8||19%||5|
|Vitamin C (mg)||10||26%RDI*||9|
|Vitamin K (µg)||52||65% ESADDI**||43|
|Folate (µg)||25||13% RDI*||21|
|Thiamin (mg)||0.18||16% RDI*||0.15|
|Riboflavin (mg)||0.2||12% RDI*||0.17|
|Vitamin B6 (mg)||0.37||23% RDI*||0.31|
Percentage Daily Intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ
Your daily Intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs.
*Recommended Dietary Intake (Average Adult)
**Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intake
Source: FOODfiles 2016