Elk Nutrition Label

Elk Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 112kcal (470 kj)
24%
Carbohydrates 0.00g
0%
Sugars 0.00g
Starch 0.00g
Sucrose 0.00g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 0.00g
Galactose 0.00g
Glucose 0.00g
Protein 21.13g
17%
Fat 3.00g
5%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.27g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.56g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.69g
Cholesterol (gc) 51.70mg
Sterols 0.00mg
Iron 3.50mg
19%
Vitamin d 0.20ug
1%
Calcium 6.00mg
1%
Chromium 1.00ug
4%
Sodium 56.00mg
4%
Iodine 3.00ug
2%
Copper 0.26mg
0%
Salt 142.69mg
6%
Selenium 4.00ug
7%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 0.76mg
5%
Zinc 4.60mg
58%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 6.30ug
263%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 7.50ug
1%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.30mg
27%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.30mg
27%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.63mg
48%
Manganese 0.02mg
1%
Magnesium 27.00mg
9%
Potassium 390.00mg
17%
Fluoride (fluerine) 0.01mg
0%
Phosphorus 220.00mg
31%
Vitamin k 3.00ug
3%
Fibre, total 0.00g
0%
Fibre, dietary 0.00g
0%
Niacin equivalents, total 9.50mg
68%
Molybdenum 0.00mg
0%
Folate 6.00ug
2%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 74.77g
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 Elk

What is ELK?

ELK is a type of meat that comes from the animal known as elk, which is a large species of deer native to North America and Eastern Asia. Elk meat is lean and is often considered to be a healthier alternative to beef or pork, as it is lower in fat and calories while being rich in protein and nutrients such as iron and zinc.

ELK Health Benefits

Elk meat is a nutrient-dense protein source that is rich in iron, zinc, and B vitamins. It is lower in fat and cholesterol than beef, making it a heart-healthy option. Additionally, elk meat is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which can benefit brain health and reduce inflammation in the body.

ELK Health Risks

Elk meat is lean and rich in protein, making it a healthy alternative to beef. There are no specific health risks associated with consuming elk meat, as long as it is properly sourced, handled, and cooked. However, individuals with specific dietary restrictions or health conditions should consult with a healthcare professional before including elk meat in their diet.

How much elk should I eat per day?

It is recommended to consume no more than 3-4 ounces of elk per day, which is in line with the general guidelines for lean meats. As with any protein source, moderation is key to maintaining a balanced diet.

ELK Allergies

While elk meat is not as common in households as beef, chicken, or pork, it is still a source of protein that some people may consume. While allergic reactions to elk meat are rare, individuals with sensitivities to other meats, such as beef, should approach consumption of elk meat with caution. As with any food allergy or sensitivity, it's important to consult a healthcare professional for personalized advice.

Elk Calorie Breakdown

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

Fat 24%
Carbohydrates 0%
Protein 76%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Elk. See full profile

Tryptophan 2%
Methionine 3%
Histidine 3%
Isoleucine 3%
Valine 4%
Tyrosine 4%
Phenylalanine 4%
Glycine 4%
Proline 5%
Threonine 5%
Serine 5%
Alanine 7%
Arginine 7%
Leucine 9%
Lysine 10%
Aspartic acid 10%
Glutamic acid 17%

Component Breakdown for Elk

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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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