Anchovy calories and nutrition analyse

Anchovy: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in anchovy?

100g of anchovy has about 131 calories (kcal).

To give you an idea, medium size anchovy (6 g) has about 8 calories.

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from medium size anchovy (6 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • less than half of sugar cube

For burning such amount of calories you need to bike at least 1 minute, swim for about 1 minute or run for 1 minute.

Calories in anchovy came from protein in 65%, from carbs in 0% and from fat in 35%.

See also: Vitamins and health benefits of anchovy.

Anchovy - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 131 kcal
Protein 20.35 gram
Fat 4.84 gram

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How many calories in 1, 2, 3 or 5 anchovy?

As I wrote before medium size anchovy (6 g) has 8 calories. It is easy to count that two anchovy have about 16 calories and three anchovy have about 24 calories. In table below you can also see calories amount for four and five anchovy.

  • Medium size anchovy (6g)8 kcal
  • Two anchovy16 kcal
  • Three anchovy24 kcal
  • Four anchovy32 kcal
  • Five anchovy40 kcal

How much protein in anchovy?

Anchovy has 20.35 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of medium size anchovy (6 g) you can see that you will get about 1.2 g of protein.

How much carbs in anchovy?

0 g of carbs - anchovy has no carbohydrates.

How much fat in anchovy?

Anchovy has 4.84 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that medium size anchovy (6 g) has about 0.3 g of fat.

Does anchovy cause weight gain? How it affects your diet?

Similar to other products number of calories in anchovy puts it in the avarage of fish. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific fish, anchovy seems to be a 'not bad' choice but you can find something better.

Many products form fish have similar number of calories. To give you an ideal lest take carp, cod fillet or eel.

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medium size anchovy (6 g) has:

8kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 1 min. Bike
Horse ride 1 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 1 min. Tennis
Run 1 min. Run
Swim 1 min. Swim
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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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