Calories in Salmon, Salmon Nutrition Facts and Benefits

How many calories in Salmon? We provide you with the Salmon calories for the different serving sizes, Salmon nutrition facts and the health benefits of Salmon to help you eat a healthy diet and lose weight.




There are many species of Salmon, but most of what we buy and eat today is farmed salmon. Salmon is normally orange in color, with wild Salmon commonly having a redder color. Wild Salmon is generally less fatty, but unfortunately costs more money to purchase. However, farmed Salmon is still very good for you.

Salmon provides a good source of vitamins B1-B3, B5, B6, B12, phosphorus, potassium, and selenium, as well as other vitamins and minerals. They also provide a good amount of protein.

Salmon Recipes

Enjoy losing weight with our salmon diet recipes below

Salmon is an oily fish and therefore contains omega-3 fatty acids as well as omega-6.

They are thought to help protect against cardiovascular diseases. Other Salmon benefits are believed to include acting as an anti-inflammatory with respect to our joints and a lower risk with a number of different types of cancer.

Compare calories in Salmon with the other calories in fish.



Calories in Salmon, Atlantic, Wild, Raw

Refuse: 0%
Scientific Name: Salmo salar L.
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams142 kcal (594 kJ)
0.5 fillet, 198 grams281 kcal (1176 kJ)
3 oz, 85 grams121 kcal (505 kJ)

Salmon, Atlantic, Wild, Cooked, Dry Heat

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Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams182 kcal (761 kJ)
0.5 fillet, 154 grams280 kcal (1172 kJ)
3 oz, 85 grams155 kcal (647 kJ)

Calories in Salmon, Atlantic, Farmed, Faw

Refuse: 0%
Scientific Name: Salmo salar L.
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams208 kcal (871 kJ)
0.5 fillet, 198 grams412 kcal (1725 kJ)
3 oz, 85 grams177 kcal (740 kJ)

Salmon, Atlantic, Farmed, Cooked, Dry Heat

Refuse: 0%
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams206 kcal (861 kJ)
0.5 fillet, 178 grams367 kcal (1533 kJ)
3 oz, 85 grams175 kcal (732 kJ)

Salmon Nutritional Information

Salmon, Atlantic, Farmed, Cooked, Dry Heat
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Proximates:
Water64.75 g
Energy861 kJ (206 kcal)
Protein22.10 g
Carbohydrates0.00 g
Total Fat:12.35 g
saturated fat2.504 g
monounsaturated fat4.432 g
polyunsaturated fat4.426 g
Cholesterol63 mg
Minerals:
Calcium, Ca15 mg (1.5 %)
Iron, Fe0.34 mg (2 %)
Magnesium, Mg30 mg (8 %)
Phosphorus, P252 mg (25 %)
Potassium, K384 mg (8 %)
Sodium, Na61 mg (3 %)
Zinc, Zn0.43 mg (3 %)
Copper, Cu0.049 mg (2 %)
Manganese, Mn0.016 mg (1 %)
Selenium, Se41.4 mcg (59 %)
Vitamins:
Vitamin C3.7 mg (6 %)
Thiamine (Vit. B1)0.340 mg (23 %)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.135 mg (8 %)
Niacin (Vit. B3)8.045 mg (40 %)
Pantothenic acid (B5)1.475 mg (15 %)
Vitamin B60.647 mg (32 %)
Folate (Vit. B9)34 mcg (9 %)
Vitamin B122.80 mcg (47 %)
Vitamin A50 IU (1 %)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Author: Lana Soko





Salmon Recipes

Smoked Salmon Frittata
This smoked salmon and potato frittata recipe is quick and easy to make and can be ready in just 20 min if you are using cooked potatoes and 35 min if you are cooking potatoes. The recipe provides a good source of protein, potassium, vitamin B-12, vitamin B-6, vitamin C, copper, niacin and phosphorus.


Baked Salmon Recipe

Baked Salmon Recipe
30 min of your time and simple ingredients such as salmon, sour cream, lemon juice and dill will make you a yummy dinner or lunch with 313 calories and 6g of net carbs per one serving. The recipe can be served with sauteed garlic zucchini.



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