Perch Nutrition Label

Perch Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 83kcal (345 kj)
17%
Carbohydrates 0.00g
0%
Sugars 0.00g
Starch 0.00g
Sucrose 0.00g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 0.00g
Galactose -
Glucose 0.00g
Protein 18.79g
15%
Fat 0.70g
1%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.19g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.16g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.14g
Cholesterol (gc) 92.00mg
Sterols 0.30mg
Iron 0.30mg
2%
Vitamin d 15.17ug
101%
Calcium 109.00mg
11%
Chromium 1.00ug
4%
Sodium 45.61mg
3%
Iodine 34.50ug
23%
Copper 0.05mg
0%
Salt 116.22mg
5%
Selenium 28.00ug
51%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 1.47mg
10%
Zinc 0.81mg
10%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 1.90ug
79%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 6.38ug
1%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.07mg
6%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.07mg
6%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.22mg
17%
Manganese 0.06mg
3%
Magnesium 26.00mg
8%
Potassium 330.00mg
14%
Fluoride (fluerine) 0.10mg
3%
Phosphorus 240.00mg
34%
Vitamin k 0.80ug
1%
Fibre, total 0.00g
0%
Fibre, dietary 0.00g
0%
Niacin equivalents, total 7.84mg
56%
Molybdenum 0.01mg
0%
Folate 5.99ug
1%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 80.10g
3%

*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 Perch

What is PERCH?

PERCH is a type of fish that is commonly found in freshwater and saltwater bodies. It is a lean source of protein and is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B12, and various minerals. PERCH can be prepared in a variety of ways including baking, grilling, or pan-frying.

What are the health benefits of perch?

Perch is a great source of lean protein, essential for muscle growth and repair. It also contains omega-3 fatty acids, which are beneficial for heart health and can help reduce inflammation in the body. Additionally, perch is rich in B vitamins, such as niacin and vitamin B12, which play a crucial role in energy production and nervous system function.

What are the health risks associated with eating perch?

Perch is generally a safe and healthy fish to eat, but there are some potential health risks. One concern is the potential for environmental contaminants such as mercury, PCBs, and dioxins, especially in larger perch or those from polluted waters. To minimize these risks, it is best to choose perch from clean, well-regulated sources and to limit consumption, particularly for pregnant women and children. Additionally, properly cooking perch can help reduce any potential health risks.

How much perch should I eat per day?

As a general guideline, it is recommended to consume 8-12 ounces of fish per week, including varieties like perch. This would amount to roughly 1-2 servings of perch per week, in line with dietary recommendations for nutrient-rich seafood consumption.

PERCH Allergies

Perch is a type of freshwater fish that belongs to the same family as trout and salmon. If you have a known allergy to freshwater fish or specific fish species within this family, such as trout or salmon, it is possible that you may also be allergic to perch. It is important to consult with a healthcare professional if you suspect you have a fish allergy for proper testing and diagnosis.

Perch Calorie Breakdown

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

Fat 8%
Carbohydrates 0%
Protein 92%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Perch. See full profile

Cystine 1%
Tryptophan 1%
Histidine 2%
Methionine 3%
Proline 4%
Tyrosine 4%
Serine 4%
Phenylalanine 4%
Glycine 5%
Threonine 5%
Isoleucine 5%
Valine 5%
Alanine 6%
Arginine 7%
Leucine 8%
Lysine 10%
Aspartic acid 10%
Glutamic acid 16%

Component Breakdown for Perch

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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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