Anchovy Nutrition Label

Anchovy Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 257kcal (1,076 kj)
54%
Carbohydrates 9.60g
4%
Sugars 9.60g
Starch 0.00g
Sucrose 9.60g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 0.00g
Galactose -
Glucose 0.00g
Protein 28.89g
23%
Fat 11.40g
21%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 2.98g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 4.21g
Fatty acids, total saturated 3.03g
Cholesterol (gc) 66.70mg
Sterols 0.00mg
Iron 2.10mg
12%
Vitamin d 5.70ug
38%
Calcium 90.00mg
9%
Chromium 2.00ug
8%
Sodium 4,140.00mg
276%
Iodine 45.00ug
30%
Copper 0.09mg
0%
Salt 10,548.72mg
459%
Selenium 68.00ug
124%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 1.00mg
7%
Zinc 1.80mg
23%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 11.00ug
458%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 14.90ug
2%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.02mg
2%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.20mg
18%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.18mg
14%
Manganese 0.10mg
6%
Magnesium 13.00mg
4%
Potassium 190.00mg
8%
Fluoride (fluerine) 0.10mg
3%
Phosphorus 100.00mg
14%
Vitamin k 1.35ug
2%
Fibre, total 0.00g
0%
Fibre, dietary 0.00g
0%
Niacin equivalents, total 7.61mg
54%
Molybdenum 0.01mg
0%
Folate 16.00ug
4%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols -
0%
Water 42.00g
1%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Anchovy

What is Anchovy?

Anchovy is a small, oily fish that belongs to the Engraulidae family. It is commonly used in Mediterranean cuisine and is known for its intense, salty flavor. Anchovies are often used to add depth to sauces, salad dressings, and marinades.

What are the health benefits of anchovies?

Anchovies are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which can help lower the risk of heart disease and improve brain function. They are also rich in protein, calcium, and selenium, which can support bone health and boost the immune system.

What are the health risks associated with anchovies?

Anchovies are generally safe to eat, but they do contain high levels of sodium and purines. People with high blood pressure or gout may need to limit their intake of anchovies due to these factors. Additionally, individuals with a fish allergy should be cautious when consuming anchovies.

How much Anchovy to eat per day?

Anchovies are high in omega-3 fatty acids, so consuming them in moderation can be beneficial for heart health. A serving size of about 2-3 ounces of anchovies a few times a week can provide the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids without excessive mercury intake. However, it's important to consider individual dietary needs and consult with a healthcare professional for personalized recommendations.

What are common symptoms of an anchovy allergy?

Common symptoms of an anchovy allergy may include hives, itching, swelling, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and in severe cases, anaphylaxis.

Anchovy Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Anchovy

Fat 40%
Carbohydrates 15%
Protein 45%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Anchovy. See full profile

Cystine 1%
Tryptophan 1%
Histidine 3%
Methionine 3%
Tyrosine 3%
Proline 4%
Phenylalanine 4%
Serine 4%
Threonine 5%
Isoleucine 5%
Glycine 5%
Valine 5%
Arginine 6%
Alanine 6%
Leucine 8%
Lysine 10%
Aspartic acid 11%
Glutamic acid 15%

Component Breakdown for Anchovy

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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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