Tuna: Calories and Nutrition Analyse

Tuna: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in tuna?

100g of tuna has about 144 calories (kcal).
Calories per: ounce | single piece | cup | half cup | cup of canned fish | steak

To give you an idea, fillet (125 g) tuna has about 180 calories.

It is about 8% 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 fillet tuna is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 3 apples
  • 2 glasses of Coca Cola (220 ml glass)
  • 1.5 slices of cheese
  • 1.5 slices of bread
  • 1 glass of milk
  • 9 cubes of sugar

For burning such amount of calories you need to bike at least 26 minutes, swim for about 21 minutes or run for 18 minutes.

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

Calories144kcal/100g(41 kcal/oz)
Protein23.3g/100g(6.6 g/oz)
Fat4.9g/100g(1.4 g/oz)

Check compares of tuna with other products from fish category:

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

As I wrote before fillet (125 g) has 180 calories. It is easy to count that two tuna have about 360 calories and three tuna have about 540 calories. In table below you can also see calories amount for four and five tuna.

  • Fillet (125 g)180 kcal
  • Cup of tuna (150g)216 kcal
  • Half cup of tuna (75g)108 kcal
  • Tuna cup of canned fish (225g)324 kcal
  • Tuna steak (125g)180 kcal
  • Ounce (oz) of tuna41 kcal

Protein in tuna

Tuna has 23.33 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of fillet (125 g) you can see that you will get about 29.2 g of protein.

Carbs in tuna

0 g of carbs - tuna has no carbohydrates.

Fat in tuna

Tuna has 4.9 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that fillet (125 g) has about 6.1 g of fat.

Tuna - caloies, wieght

fillet (125 g) has:

180kcalFor burning these calories you have to:
Bike26 min.Bike
Horse ride33 min.Horse ride
Play tennis17 min.Tennis
Run18 min.Run
Swim21 min.Swim
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tuna - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium A2183 IU
  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.241 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.251 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)8.654 mg
  • Vitaminium B60.455 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.002 mcg
  • Vitaminium E1 mg

Energy content of tuna

  • 0% CARBS
  • 68% PROTEIN
  • 32% FAT

tuna - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium252 mg
  • Phosphorus5.7 mg
  • Magnessium50 mg
  • Calcium8 mg
  • Sodium39 mg
  • Iron1.02 mg
  • Zink5.7 mg

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

Similar to other products number of calories in tuna puts it in the avarage of fish. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific fish, tuna 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 trout, tilapia or smoked salmon.

Interesting charts - compare tuna with other fish

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

Ahi Tuna (0.44) more...Haddock (0.45) more...Cod (0.67) more...Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (0.98) more...Crayfish (1.19) more...Perch (1.54) more...Tilapia (fillet, meat) (1.7) more...Flounder (fillet, meat) (1.93) more...Mahi Mahi (3.8) more...Smoked or grilled salmon (4.32) more...Shark meat (4.51) more...Anchovy (4.84) more...Tuna (4.9) more...Carp (5.6) more...Trout (6.18) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (6.65) more...Herring (9.04) more...Eel (fillet, meat) (11.66) more...Atlantic salmon (13.42) more...Salmon (13.42) more...Halibut (fillet, meat) (13.84) more...Mackerel (13.89) more...
Fat in Tuna Based On Fish Category
Haddock (0.17) more...Flounder (fillet, meat) (0.18) more...Perch (0.22) more...Trout (0.31) more...Atlantic salmon (0.34) more...Salmon (0.34) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (0.38) more...Cod (0.38) more...Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (0.46) more...Eel (fillet, meat) (0.5) more...Tilapia (fillet, meat) (0.56) more...Ahi Tuna (0.64) more...Halibut (fillet, meat) (0.66) more...Mahi Mahi (0.78) more...Crayfish (0.83) more...Shark meat (0.84) more...Smoked or grilled salmon (0.85) more...Tuna (1.02) more...Herring (1.1) more...Carp (1.24) more...Mackerel (1.63) more...Anchovy (3.25) more...
Iron in Tuna Based On Fish Category
Flounder (fillet, meat) (18) more...Smoked or grilled salmon (18) more...Eel (fillet, meat) (20) more...Haddock (21.1) more...Perch (23) more...Trout (25) more...Halibut (fillet, meat) (26) more...Salmon (27) more...Tilapia (fillet, meat) (27) more...Atlantic salmon (27) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (29) more...Carp (29) more...Cod (32) more...Herring (32) more...Crayfish (33) more...Anchovy (41) more...Shark meat (49) more...Tuna (50) more...Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (67) more...Mackerel (76) more...
Magnesium in Tuna Based On Fish Category
Anchovy (0.1) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (0.1) more...Carp (0.1) more...Cod (0.1) more...Trout (0.1) more...Flounder (fillet, meat) (0.1) more...Halibut (fillet, meat) (0.1) more...Smoked or grilled salmon (0.1) more...Herring (0.1) more...Perch (0.1) more...Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (0.1) more...Shark meat (0.1) more...Salmon (0.5) more...Tilapia (fillet, meat) (1.4) more...Mackerel (5) more...Tuna (5.7) more...Eel (fillet, meat) (23.3) more...
Phosphorus in Tuna Based On Fish Category
Flounder (fillet, meat) (160) more...Shark meat (160) more...Smoked or grilled salmon (175) more...Perch (187) more...Tuna (252) more...Halibut (fillet, meat) (268) more...Eel (fillet, meat) (272) more...Haddock (286) more...Crayfish (294) more...Tilapia (fillet, meat) (302) more...Mackerel (314) more...Herring (327) more...Carp (333) more...Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (356) more...Salmon (363) more...Atlantic salmon (363) more...Trout (377) more...Anchovy (383) more...Cod (413) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (418) more...
Potassium in Tuna Based On Fish Category
Mahi Mahi (11.96) more...Flounder (fillet, meat) (12.41) more...Halibut (fillet, meat) (14.37) more...Perch (15.31) more...Haddock (16.3) more...Crayfish (16.66) more...Cod (17.81) more...Carp (17.83) more...Herring (17.96) more...Smoked or grilled salmon (18.28) more...Eel (fillet, meat) (18.44) more...Mackerel (18.6) more...Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (19.44) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (19.66) more...Trout (19.94) more...Tilapia (fillet, meat) (20.08) more...Anchovy (20.35) more...Atlantic salmon (20.42) more...Salmon (20.42) more...Shark meat (20.98) more...Tuna (23.33) more...Ahi Tuna (24.78) more...
Protein in Tuna Based On Fish Category
Tuna (39) more...Ahi Tuna (44) more...Carp (49) more...Eel (fillet, meat) (51) more...Trout (51) more...Tilapia (fillet, meat) (52) more...Cod (54) more...Atlantic salmon (59) more...Salmon (59) more...Shark meat (79) more...Halibut (fillet, meat) (80) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (81) more...Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (86) more...Herring (90) more...Mackerel (90) more...Anchovy (104) more...Haddock (213) more...Perch (287) more...Flounder (fillet, meat) (296) more...Crayfish (348) more...Smoked or grilled salmon (672) more...Mahi Mahi (685) more...
Sodium in Tuna Based On Fish Category
Haddock (0.02) more...Flounder (fillet, meat) (0.022) more...Smoked or grilled salmon (0.023) more...Perch (0.04) more...Tilapia (fillet, meat) (0.041) more...Shark meat (0.042) more...Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (0.047) more...Crayfish (0.05) more...Anchovy (0.055) more...Halibut (fillet, meat) (0.06) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (0.075) more...Cod (0.076) more...Herring (0.092) more...Carp (0.115) more...Trout (0.12) more...Eel (fillet, meat) (0.15) more...Mackerel (0.176) more...Salmon (0.207) more...Atlantic salmon (0.207) more...Tuna (0.241) more...
Vitamin B1 in Tuna Based On Fish Category
Flounder (fillet, meat) (0.02) more...Eel (fillet, meat) (0.04) more...Perch (0.048) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (0.053) more...Carp (0.055) more...Haddock (0.057) more...Shark meat (0.062) more...Tilapia (fillet, meat) (0.063) more...Cod (0.065) more...Halibut (fillet, meat) (0.08) more...Crayfish (0.084) more...Trout (0.09) more...Smoked or grilled salmon (0.101) more...Salmon (0.155) more...Atlantic salmon (0.155) more...Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (0.185) more...Herring (0.233) more...Tuna (0.251) more...Anchovy (0.256) more...Mackerel (0.312) more...
Vitamin B2 in Tuna Based On Fish Category
Perch (1.005) more...Flounder (fillet, meat) (1.04) more...Halibut (fillet, meat) (1.5) more...Carp (1.64) more...Cod (2.063) more...Crayfish (2.265) more...Shark meat (2.938) more...Herring (3.217) more...Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (3.27) more...Haddock (3.36) more...Eel (fillet, meat) (3.5) more...Tilapia (fillet, meat) (3.903) more...Smoked or grilled salmon (4.72) more...Trout (5.567) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (7.76) more...Tuna (8.654) more...Salmon (8.672) more...Atlantic salmon (8.672) more...Mackerel (9.08) more...Anchovy (14.024) more...
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) in Tuna Based On Fish Category
Eel (fillet, meat) (0.067) more...Perch (0.073) more...Crayfish (0.076) more...Flounder (fillet, meat) (0.098) more...Anchovy (0.143) more...Tilapia (fillet, meat) (0.162) more...Carp (0.19) more...Cod (0.245) more...Smoked or grilled salmon (0.278) more...Haddock (0.281) more...Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (0.287) more...Herring (0.302) more...Trout (0.34) more...Mackerel (0.399) more...Shark meat (0.4) more...Halibut (fillet, meat) (0.42) more...Tuna (0.455) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (0.543) more...Salmon (0.636) more...Atlantic salmon (0.636) more...
Vitamin B6 in Tuna Based On Fish Category
Halibut (fillet, meat) (0.001) more...Mackerel (0.001) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (0.002) more...Tuna (0.002) more...Smoked or grilled salmon (0.002) more...Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (0.003) more...Shark meat (0.003) more...Flounder (fillet, meat) (0.005) more...Cod (0.007) more...Anchovy (0.009) more...Perch (0.009) more...Herring (0.01) more...Trout (0.011) more...Carp (0.015) more...Eel (fillet, meat) (0.015) more...Tilapia (fillet, meat) (0.024) more...Salmon (0.026) more...Atlantic salmon (0.026) more...Crayfish (0.044) more...
Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) in Tuna Based On Fish Category
Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (0.23) more...Tilapia (fillet, meat) (0.4) more...Haddock (0.45) more...Anchovy (0.57) more...Carp (0.63) more...Flounder (fillet, meat) (0.63) more...Cod (0.64) more...Halibut (fillet, meat) (0.73) more...Perch (0.76) more...Tuna (1) more...Shark meat (1) more...Herring (1.07) more...Smoked or grilled salmon (1.35) more...Crayfish (1.49) more...Mackerel (1.52) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (2.02) more...Trout (2.34) more...Salmon (3.55) more...Atlantic salmon (3.55) more...Eel (fillet, meat) (4) more...
Vitamin E in Tuna Based On Fish Category
Mackerel (63.55) more...Salmon (64.89) more...Atlantic salmon (64.89) more...Tuna (68.09) more...Eel (fillet, meat) (68.26) more...Halibut (fillet, meat) (70.27) more...Smoked or grilled salmon (72) more...Herring (72.05) more...Anchovy (73.37) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (73.38) more...Shark meat (73.58) more...Trout (73.8) more...Carp (76.31) more...Tilapia (fillet, meat) (78.08) more...Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (78.18) more...Crayfish (78.85) more...Cod (81.22) more...Perch (83.07) more...Haddock (83.4) more...Flounder (fillet, meat) (84.63) more...
Water in Tuna Based On Fish Category
Anchovy (0.1) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (0.1) more...Carp (0.1) more...Cod (0.1) more...Trout (0.1) more...Flounder (fillet, meat) (0.1) more...Halibut (fillet, meat) (0.1) more...Smoked or grilled salmon (0.1) more...Herring (0.1) more...Perch (0.1) more...Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (0.1) more...Shark meat (0.1) more...Salmon (0.5) more...Tilapia (fillet, meat) (1.4) more...Mackerel (5) more...Tuna (5.7) more...Eel (fillet, meat) (23.3) more...
Zinc in Tuna Based On Fish Category
Smoked or grilled salmon (23) more...Tuna (38) more...Mahi Mahi (38) more...Ahi Tuna (40) more...Cod (43) more...Flounder (fillet, meat) (45) more...Halibut (fillet, meat) (46) more...Tilapia (fillet, meat) (50) more...Shark meat (51) more...Perch (52) more...Haddock (54) more...Atlantic salmon (55) more...Salmon (55) more...Trout (59) more...Anchovy (60) more...Herring (60) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (66) more...Carp (66) more...Mackerel (70) more...Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (71) more...Eel (fillet, meat) (126) more...Crayfish (132) more...
Cholesterol in Tuna Based On Fish Category
Flounder (fillet, meat) (70) more...Haddock (74) more...Perch (79) more...Crayfish (81) more...Cod (82) more...Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (92) more...Tilapia (fillet, meat) (96) more...Ahi Tuna (106) more...Smoked or grilled salmon (117) more...Carp (127) more...Shark meat (130) more...Anchovy (131) more...Trout (141) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (144) more...Tuna (144) more...Herring (158) more...Mahi Mahi (168) more...Eel (fillet, meat) (184) more...Halibut (fillet, meat) (186) more...Mackerel (205) more...Atlantic salmon (208) more...Salmon (208) more...
Calories in Tuna Based On Fish Category
Halibut (fillet, meat) (3) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (5) more...Tuna (8) more...Salmon (9) more...Atlantic salmon (9) more...Tilapia (fillet, meat) (10) more...Smoked or grilled salmon (11) more...Haddock (11) more...Mackerel (12) more...Cod (16) more...Eel (fillet, meat) (20) more...Flounder (fillet, meat) (21) more...Mahi Mahi (22) more...Trout (25) more...Perch (28) more...Shark meat (34) more...Carp (41) more...Herring (57) more...Crayfish (60) more...Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (60) more...Anchovy (147) more...
Calcium in Tuna Based On Fish Category
Carp (30) more...Flounder (fillet, meat) (33) more...Cod (40) more...Perch (40) more...Alaska pollack (fillet, meat) (46) more...Halibut (fillet, meat) (47) more...Anchovy (50) more...Smoked or grilled salmon (87) more...Ahi Tuna (88) more...Herring (93) more...Mahi Mahi (109) more...Swordfish (fillet, meat) (120) more...Mackerel (167) more...Salmon (193) more...Atlantic salmon (193) more...Shark meat (233) more...Trout (280) more...Tuna (2183) more...Eel (fillet, meat) (3477) more...
Vitamin A in Tuna Based On Fish Category
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