Eel Nutrition Label

Eel Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 350kcal (1,463 kj)
73%
Carbohydrates 0.00g
0%
Sugars 0.00g
Starch 0.00g
Sucrose 0.00g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 0.00g
Galactose -
Glucose 0.00g
Protein 17.50g
14%
Fat 31.50g
57%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 6.54g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 13.28g
Fatty acids, total saturated 8.56g
Cholesterol (gc) 62.90mg
Sterols 0.00mg
Iron 1.00mg
6%
Vitamin d 25.60ug
171%
Calcium 19.00mg
2%
Chromium 14.00ug
56%
Sodium 84.00mg
6%
Iodine 60.00ug
40%
Copper 0.04mg
0%
Salt 214.03mg
9%
Selenium 57.00ug
104%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 8.00mg
53%
Zinc 2.67mg
33%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 1.00ug
42%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 2,500.00ug
357%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.06mg
5%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.25mg
23%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.24mg
18%
Manganese 0.30mg
17%
Magnesium 26.00mg
8%
Potassium 280.00mg
12%
Fluoride (fluerine) 0.00mg
0%
Phosphorus 390.00mg
56%
Vitamin k 0.02ug
0%
Fibre, total 0.00g
0%
Fibre, dietary 0.00g
0%
Niacin equivalents, total 6.06mg
43%
Molybdenum 0.00mg
0%
Folate 14.00ug
4%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 49.00g
2%

*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 Eel

What is EEL?

Eel is a type of fish that is commonly used in Japanese, Korean, and European cuisines. It has a rich, flavorful taste and is often grilled or served in sushi. Eel is a good source of protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and essential minerals such as calcium and potassium.

What are the health benefits of eel?

Eel is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are beneficial for heart health. It also provides vitamins A, B12, and D, as well as essential minerals such as calcium and phosphorus. Additionally, eel is a rich source of protein, making it a nutritious choice for muscle health and repair.

What are the health risks associated with eating eel?

There are potential health risks associated with eating eel, particularly when it comes to concerns about mercury levels. Eel, like many other types of fish, can contain elevated levels of mercury, which can be harmful to human health if consumed in large quantities. It's important to consume eel and other fish in moderation to minimize the risk of exposure to contaminants.

How much eel should I eat per day?

It is recommended to consume eel in moderation, as it contains high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, which can be beneficial for heart health. However, due to potential mercury contamination, it is advised to limit eel consumption to 1-2 servings per week to minimize exposure to toxins.

EEL Allergies

Eel allergies are not common, but they can occur. If you suspect an eel allergy, it's best to consult a healthcare professional for proper evaluation and advice. To prevent allergic reactions, individuals with known eel allergies should avoid consuming eel or any related products.

Eel Calorie Breakdown

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

Fat 80%
Carbohydrates 0%
Protein 20%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Eel. See full profile

Cystine 1%
Tryptophan 1%
Histidine 3%
Methionine 3%
Tyrosine 4%
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 Eel

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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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