Octopus: Calories and Nutrition Analyse

Octopus: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in octopus?

100g of octopus has about 82 calories (kcal).
Calories per: ounce | single piece

For instance, small octopus (50 g) octopus has about 41 calories.

It is about 2% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from small octopus octopus is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 0.5 apple
  • 0.5 glass of Coca Cola (220 ml glass)
  • 2 cubes of sugar

For burning such amount of calories you need to bike at least 6 minutes, swim for about 5 minutes or run for 4 minutes.

Octopus: calories and nutrition per 100g (and per ounce)

Calories82kcal/100g(23 kcal/oz)
Carbs2.2g/100g(0.6 g/oz)
Protein14.9g/100g(4.2 g/oz)
Fat1g/100g(0.3 g/oz)

Check compares of octopus with other products from seafood category:

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

As I wrote before small octopus (50 g) has 41 calories. It is easy to count that two octopus have about 82 calories and three octopus have about 123 calories. In table below you can also see calories amount for four and five octopus.

  • Small octopus (50 g)41 kcal
  • Ounce (oz) of octopus23 kcal

Protein in octopus

Octopus has 14.91 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of small octopus (50 g) you can see that you will get about 7.5 g of protein.

Carbs in octopus

Octopus has 2.2 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that small octopus (50 g) has about 1.1 g of carbs.

Fat in octopus

Octopus has 1.04 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that small octopus (50 g) has about 0.5 g of fat.

Octopus - caloies, wieght

small octopus (50 g) has:

41kcalFor burning these calories you have to:
Bike6 min.Bike
Horse ride8 min.Horse ride
Play tennis4 min.Tennis
Run4 min.Run
Swim5 min.Swim
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octopus - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium A150 IU
  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.03 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.04 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)2.1 mg
  • Vitaminium B60.36 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.016 mcg
  • Vitaminium C5 mg
  • Vitaminium E1.2 mg

Energy content of octopus

  • 11% CARBS
  • 77% PROTEIN
  • 12% FAT

octopus - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium350 mg
  • Phosphorus0.1 mg
  • Magnessium30 mg
  • Calcium53 mg
  • Sodium230 mg
  • Iron5.3 mg
  • Zink0.1 mg

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

Extremely hight number of calories in octopus puts this product at the top of hight calorific seafood. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific seafood, octopus seems to be a bad choice. It is easy to find something better among other seafood.

It is hard to find product with higher calories count in seafood. Similar energy amount have only such products as oyster, squid or shrimp.

You should consider that not only calories are important when you are on a diet. If octopus contains nutrition you need than maybe you should add it to your daily menu anyway?

Interesting charts - compare octopus with other seafood

When you look at charts below you will see how octopus looks like in comparsion to other products from its category. When you click on selected product you will se detailed comparsion.

Shrimp (0.51) more...Lobster (0.75) more...Scallops (0.84) more...Surimi (0.9) more...Clams (0.96) more...Octopus (1.04) more...Jumbo shrimp (1.19) more...Squid (1.38) more...Oyster (1.71) more...Mussels (2.24) more...Lobster tail (2.35) more...Calamari (2.75) more...Caviar (17.9) more...
Fat In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Surimi (0.26) more...Lobster (0.26) more...Jumbo shrimp (0.43) more...Shrimp (0.52) more...Scallops (0.58) more...Squid (0.68) more...Calamari (1.22) more...Lobster tail (1.27) more...Clams (1.62) more...Mussels (3.95) more...Oyster (4.61) more...Octopus (5.3) more...Caviar (11.88) more...
Iron In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Oyster (18) more...Clams (19) more...Octopus (30) more...Squid (33) more...Mussels (34) more...Shrimp (35) more...Scallops (37) more...Lobster (38) more...Surimi (43) more...Calamari (66) more...Caviar (300) more...
Magnesium In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Surimi (0.1) more...Octopus (0.1) more...Caviar (0.6) more...Lobster (1) more...Oyster (1) more...Squid (10) more...Shrimp (214) more...
Phosphorus In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Surimi (112) more...Oyster (156) more...Caviar (181) more...Lobster (200) more...Squid (246) more...Shrimp (264) more...Scallops (314) more...Mussels (320) more...Octopus (350) more...Calamari (441) more...Clams (46) more...
Potassium In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Oyster (5.71) more...Mussels (11.9) more...Clams (14.67) more...Octopus (14.91) more...Surimi (15.18) more...Squid (15.58) more...Lobster (16.52) more...Shrimp (20.1) more...Jumbo shrimp (20.24) more...Scallops (20.54) more...Caviar (24.6) more...Lobster tail (25.88) more...Calamari (31.02) more...
Protein In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Squid (44) more...Clams (56) more...Oyster (85) more...Shrimp (119) more...Surimi (143) more...Lobster tail (227) more...Octopus (230) more...Mussels (286) more...Lobster (423) more...Calamari (428) more...Jumbo shrimp (557) more...Scallops (667) more...Caviar (1500) more...
Sodium In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Scallops (0.012) more...Clams (0.015) more...Oyster (0.018) more...Surimi (0.02) more...Lobster (0.02) more...Squid (0.02) more...Octopus (0.03) more...Calamari (0.038) more...Mussels (0.16) more...Caviar (0.19) more...
Vitamin B1 In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Lobster (0.014) more...Surimi (0.021) more...Scallops (0.024) more...Octopus (0.04) more...Clams (0.04) more...Oyster (0.09) more...Mussels (0.21) more...Squid (0.412) more...Caviar (0.62) more...Calamari (0.779) more...
Vitamin B2 In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Caviar (0.12) more...Surimi (0.22) more...Clams (0.35) more...Oyster (0.925) more...Scallops (1.076) more...Lobster (1.591) more...Mussels (1.6) more...Octopus (2.1) more...Squid (2.175) more...Calamari (3.898) more...
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Clams (0.01) more...Surimi (0.03) more...Oyster (0.031) more...Mussels (0.05) more...Squid (0.056) more...Calamari (0.1) more...Lobster (0.104) more...Scallops (0.112) more...Caviar (0.32) more...Octopus (0.36) more...
Vitamin B6 In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Surimi (0.002) more...Squid (0.005) more...Clams (0.005) more...Oyster (0.007) more...Calamari (0.007) more...Lobster (0.01) more...Octopus (0.016) more...Scallops (0.02) more...Mussels (0.042) more...Caviar (0.05) more...
Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Mussels (0.55) more...Surimi (0.63) more...Clams (0.68) more...Oyster (0.85) more...Lobster (0.87) more...Octopus (1.2) more...Squid (1.2) more...Caviar (1.89) more...Calamari (2.39) more...
Vitamin E In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Caviar (47.5) more...Calamari (56.41) more...Scallops (70.25) more...Surimi (76.34) more...Shrimp (78.45) more...Squid (78.55) more...Clams (78.98) more...Octopus (80.25) more...Mussels (80.58) more...Lobster (80.95) more...Oyster (89.04) more...
Water In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Surimi (0.1) more...Octopus (0.1) more...Caviar (0.6) more...Lobster (1) more...Oyster (1) more...Shrimp (1.34) more...Squid (10) more...
Zinc In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Mussels (28) more...Clams (30) more...Surimi (30) more...Oyster (40) more...Scallops (41) more...Octopus (48) more...Lobster tail (91) more...Lobster (127) more...Shrimp (161) more...Jumbo shrimp (196) more...Squid (233) more...Calamari (464) more...Caviar (588) more...
Cholesterol In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Octopus (2.2) more...Oyster (2.72) more...Squid (3.08) more...Clams (3.57) more...Mussels (3.69) more...Caviar (4) more...Scallops (5.41) more...Calamari (6.13) more...Surimi (6.85) more...
Carbohydrates In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Oyster (51) more...Lobster (77) more...Octopus (82) more...Shrimp (85) more...Clams (86) more...Mussels (86) more...Jumbo shrimp (92) more...Squid (92) more...Surimi (99) more...Scallops (111) more...Lobster tail (142) more...Calamari (183) more...Caviar (264) more...
Calories In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Surimi (9) more...Scallops (10) more...Mussels (26) more...Squid (32) more...Clams (39) more...Octopus (53) more...Oyster (59) more...Lobster tail (59) more...Shrimp (64) more...Calamari (64) more...Jumbo shrimp (83) more...Lobster (84) more...Caviar (275) more...
Calcium In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
Lobster (4) more...Scallops (5) more...Squid (33) more...Oyster (44) more...Surimi (67) more...Octopus (150) more...Caviar (905) more...
Vitamin A In Octopus Based On Seafood Category
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