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Salmon nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Fish, salmon, Atlantic, wild, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Salmon

Salmon
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
The food is assumed to have 0 or no glycemic index bason on the fact that it has no carbs and that foods with 0 carbs have no glycemic index
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
0 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
142
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
0 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
3 oz (85 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
5.9 (acidic)
87% Potassium
85% Vitamin B6
84% Vitamin B3
81% Vitamin B2
78% Vitamin B12
Explanation: The given food contains more Potassium than 87% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Potassium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B12.

Salmon Glycemic index (GI)

Source:
The food is assumed to have 0 or no glycemic index bason on the fact that it has no carbs and that foods with 0 carbs have no glycemic index
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
0

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 4% 30% 21% 86% 44% 6% 18% 84% 3% 200% 0%
Calcium: 12 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 0.8 mg of 8 mg 10%
Magnesium: 29 mg of 420 mg 7%
Phosphorus: 200 mg of 700 mg 29%
Potassium: 490 mg of 3,400 mg 14%
Sodium: 44 mg of 2,300 mg 2%
Zinc: 0.64 mg of 11 mg 6%
Copper: 0.25 mg of 1 mg 28%
Manganese: 0.016 mg of 2 mg 1%
Selenium: 36.5 µg of 55 µg 66%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
490 mg
TOP 13%
Selenium
36.5 µg
TOP 27%
Copper
0.25 mg
TOP 28%
Magnesium
29 mg
TOP 34%
Phosphorus
200 mg
TOP 38%
Zinc
0.64 mg
TOP 63%
Iron
0.8 mg
TOP 67%
Calcium
12 mg
TOP 71%
Sodium
44 mg
TOP 74%
Manganese
0.016 mg
TOP 81%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 0% 57% 88% 148% 100% 189% 19% 398% 0%
Vitamin A: 40 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.226 mg of 1 mg 19%
Vitamin B2: 0.38 mg of 1 mg 29%
Vitamin B3: 7.86 mg of 16 mg 49%
Vitamin B5: 1.664 mg of 5 mg 33%
Vitamin B6: 0.818 mg of 1 mg 63%
Folate: 25 µg of 400 µg 6%
Vitamin B12: 3.18 µg of 2 µg 133%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B6
0.818 mg
TOP 15%
Vitamin B3
7.86 mg
TOP 16%
Vitamin B2
0.38 mg
TOP 19%
Vitamin B12
3.18 µg
TOP 22%
Vitamin B5
1.664 mg
TOP 29%
Vitamin B1
0.226 mg
TOP 32%
Folate
25 µg
TOP 45%
Vitamin A
40 IU
TOP 52%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

20% 7% 69% 6%
Protein:
Daily Value: 40%
19.84 g of 50 g
40%
Fats:
Daily Value: 10%
6.34 g of 65 g
10%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 0%
0 g of 300 g
0%
Water:
Daily Value: 3%
68.5 g of 2,000 g
3%
Other:
5.32 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 238% 249% 196% 178% 261% 168% 133% 169% 251%
Tryptophan: 222 mg of 280 mg 79%
Threonine: 870 mg of 1,050 mg 83%
Isoleucine: 914 mg of 1,400 mg 65%
Leucine: 1613 mg of 2,730 mg 59%
Lysine: 1822 mg of 2,100 mg 87%
Methionine: 587 mg of 1,050 mg 56%
Phenylalanine: 775 mg of 1,750 mg 44%
Valine: 1022 mg of 1,820 mg 56%
Histidine: 584 mg of 700 mg 83%

Fat type information

0.981% 2.103% 2.539%
Saturated Fat: 0.981 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.103 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.539 g

All nutrients for Salmon per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 75% 0g N/A Chocolate
Protein 47% 25% 19.84g 7 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 10% 45% 6.34g 5.3 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 0% 100% 0g N/A Rice
Calories 7% 62% 142kcal 3 times more than Orange Orange
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A Orange
Calcium 1% 71% 12mg 10.4 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 10% 67% 0.8mg 3.3 times less than Beef Beef
Magnesium 7% 34% 29mg 4.8 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 29% 38% 200mg 1.1 times more than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 14% 13% 490mg 3.3 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 2% 74% 44mg 11.1 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 6% 63% 0.64mg 9.9 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 28% 28% 0.25mg 1.8 times more than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 1% 52% 40IU 417.7 times less than Carrot Carrot
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A Lemon
Vitamin B1 19% 32% 0.23mg 1.2 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 29% 19% 0.38mg 2.9 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 49% 16% 7.86mg 1.2 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 33% 29% 1.66mg 1.5 times more than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 63% 15% 0.82mg 6.9 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 6% 45% 25µg 2.4 times less than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 133% 22% 3.18µg 4.5 times more than Pork Pork
Tryptophan 0% 61% 0.22mg 1.4 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 62% 0.87mg 1.2 times more than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 63% 0.91mg Equal to Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 63% 1.61mg 1.5 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 60% 1.82mg 4 times more than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 59% 0.59mg 6.1 times more than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 65% 0.78mg 1.2 times more than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 62% 1.02mg 2 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 65% 0.58mg 1.3 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 18% 35% 55mg 6.8 times less than Egg Egg
Saturated Fat 5% 61% 0.98g 6 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 52% 2.1g 4.7 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 27% 2.54g 18.6 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 142
% Daily Value*
9%
Total Fat 6g
5%
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat g
18%
Cholesterol 55mg
2%
Sodium 44mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate 0g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 20g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 12mg 1%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 490mg 14%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
ok
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
Source
No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
Source
Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
Source
Low in Sugars
ok
 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Salmon nutrition infographic

Salmon nutrition infographic
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173686/nutrients

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