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Salmon: Nutrition facts of salmon fish

Table: list of nutrients and their content in raw, farmed, atlantic salmon fish. Nutrient values and weights are for edible portion.

 

Nutrients
Units of measurement for nutrients
Nutrient content per 100 grams of salmon
Water
g
68.90
Energy
kcalorie
183
Energy
kj
766
Protein
g
19.90
Total lipid (fat)
g
10.85
Ash
g
1.05
Carbohydrate, by difference
g
0.00
Fiber, total dietary
g
0.0
Minerals
Calcium, Ca
mg
12
Iron, Fe
mg
0.36
Magnesium, Mg
mg
28
Phosphorus, P
mg
233
Potassium, K
mg
362
Sodium, Na
mg
59
Zinc, Zn
mg
0.40
Copper, Cu
mg
0.049
Manganese, Mn
mg
0.015
Selenium, Se
mcg
36.5
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
mg
3.9
Thiamin
mg
0.340
Riboflavin
mg
0.120
Niacin
mg
7.505
Pantothenic acid
mg
1.380
Vitamin B-6
mg
0.637
Folate, total
mcg
26
Folic acid
mcg
0
Folate, food
mcg
26
Folate, DFE
mcg_DFE
26
Vitamin B-12
mcg
2.80
Vitamin A, IU
IU
50
Vitamin A, RAE
mcg_RAE
15
Retinol
mcg
15
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated
g
2.183
14:0
g
0.492
16:0
g
1.298
18:0
g
0.277
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
g
3.868
16:1 undifferentiated
g
0.670
18:1 undifferentiated
g
1.785
20:1
g
1.193
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
g
3.931
18:2 undifferentiated
g
0.586
18:3 undifferentiated
g
0.094
18:4
g
0.157
20:4 undifferentiated
g
1.152
20:5 n-3
g
0.618
22:6 n-3
g
1.293
Cholesterol
mg
59
Amino acids
Tryptophan
g
0.223
Threonine
g
0.872
Isoleucine
g
0.917
Leucine
g
1.617
Lysine
g
1.828
Methionine
g
0.589
Cystine
g
0.213
Phenylalanine
g
0.777
Tyrosine
g
0.672
Valine
g
1.025
Arginine
g
1.191
Histidine
g
0.586
Alanine
g
1.204
Aspartic acid
g
2.038
Glutamic acid
g
2.971
Glycine
g
0.955
Proline
g
0.704
Serine
g
0.812

 


Nutrient contents in seafoods (tuna, salmon, shrimp)

Nutrition facts of tuna
Nutrition facts of shrimp
Cholesterol content in seafoods (tuna, salmon, shrimp)
Purine/uric acid content in seafoods

 

The following links also have dietary information helpful for lowering cholesterol naturally:
Cholesterol: good or bad for health?
Cholesterol: benefits and how to raise HDL cholesterol level
List of food stuffs low in Cholesterol
List of food totally free of cholesterol
Cholesterol content in foods of plant-origin
More food stuffs high/low in cholesterol
Foods of animal origin high in cholesterol- USDA
Cookbooks for low cholesterol diet

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Nutrient data on salmon adapted from:

USDA National Nutrient Database Reference, Release 19 (2006).

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