Salmon calories and nutrition analyse
Salmon: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data
How many calories in salmon?
100g of salmon has about 208 calories (kcal).
It is about 9% 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 100g ofsalmon is similar to calories amount from ie.:
- 4 apples
- 2.5 glasses of Coca Cola
- 2 slices of cheese
- 1.5 slices of bread
- 1.5 glasses of milk
- 10.5 cubes of sugar
To burn this calories you need to bike at least 30 minutes, swim for about 25 minutes or run for 21 minutes.
Calories in salmon came from protein in 40%, from carbs in 0% and from fat in 60%.
See also: Vitamins and health benefits of salmon.
Salmon - calories and nutrition per 100g
How many calories in different weights of salmon?
As I wrote before 100g has 208 calories. It is also easy to count how many calories will be in different weights of salmon.
- 10g of salmon21 kcal
- 20g of salmon42 kcal
- 50g of salmon104 kcal
- 100g of salmon208 kcal
- 200g of salmon416 kcal
- 500g of salmon1040 kcal
How much protein in salmon?
Salmon has 20.42 g protein per 100g.
How much carbs in salmon?
0 g of carbs - salmon has no carbohydrates.
How much fat in salmon?
Salmon has 13.42 g fat per 100g.
Does salmon make you fat and how it affect your weight?
High count of calories in salmon puts this product in a group of high calorific from fish category. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific fish, salmon seems not to be a good choice. You can find something better among other fish.
This is a lot but you can also easily find more calorific products. It can be for example or fish sticks.
You should consider that not only calories are important when you are on a diet. If salmon contains nutrition you need than maybe you should add it to your daily menu anyway?