Poppy Seed Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Poppy Seed.


There are 15 calories in Poppy Seed.


Nutrition Facts
Poppy Seed
Serving Size:


tsp (2.8 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 10
Calories 15

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1.2 grams

Saturated Fat 0.1 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.8 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 0.2 grams

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 0.7 milligrams

Potassium 20 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 0.8 grams

Dietary Fiber 0.6 grams

Sugars 0.1 grams
Protein 0.5 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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How long would it take to burn off 15 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 4 minutes
Running (6mph) 1 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 2 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

Is poppy seed good for you?

Poppy seeds are rich in healthy plant compounds and nutrients like manganese. These seeds and their oil may boost fertility and aid digestion, though further research is needed on many of their supposed benefits.

Why are poppy seeds forbidden?

Prohibitions. The sale of poppy seeds from Papaver somniferum is banned in Singapore because of the morphine content. Poppy seeds are also prohibited in Taiwan, primarily because of the risk that viable seeds will be sold and used to grow opium poppies.

What drug is from poppy seeds?


WHAT IS OPIUM? Opium is a highly addictive non-synthetic narcotic that is extracted from the poppy plant, Papaver somniferum. The opium poppy is the key source for many narcotics, including morphine, codeine, and heroin.

Why do poppy seeds make you high?

Before they’re used as an ingredient in baking, the seeds are cleaned and processed but are still likely to contain traces of opiate residue. It’s not a high enough concentration for someone to feel any morphine-like effects, but it can be enough to cause a positive result on a sensitive test.

Is chia and poppy seeds the same?

Chia seeds are tiny, brown, black or white seeds. They are almost as small as poppy seeds. They come from a plant in the mint family. Chia seeds deliver several important nutrients in just a few calories and a small package.

What are the side effects of eating poppy seeds?

While snacking on a seedy bagel is unlikely to cause you illness, eating poppy seeds can have some side effects, including:

  • They May Cause Allergic Reactions. …
  • They May Have Opioid Effects. …
  • They May Cause Positive Drug Test Results.

How many poppy seeds cause a positive drug test?

Laboratories screen on a threshold basis, meaning that a positive result appears at a specific concentration or higher. According to some research, one teaspoon of poppy seeds can produce results as high as 1,200 nanograms per millimeter. Tests can have different thresholds set for morphine.