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Anchovy (salted) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Fresh anchovies

Anchovy (salted) consist of 2% fat, 18% protein, 0% carbs, 0% fiber and 66% water. With 88 of calories per 100g it's 45% lower than other foods in Fish products and fish dishes. In total 20.45% of the calories in Anchovy (salted) come from fat, 81.82% from protein and 0% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 0 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Iron Covers 1.79% of Iron RDA per portion

Can you eat Anchovy (salted) for a low carb diet?

With 0g of carbs per 100g, Anchovy (salted) is low in carbs. It contains no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Anchovy (salted) nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Anchovy (salted)
avg Fish products and fish dishes[1]
Calories (kcal) 88 197.5
Fat (g) 2 12.7
Protein (g) 18 17.5
Carbohydrates (g) 0 3.4
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0 3.4
Polysaccharides (g) 0 3.4
Fibers (g) 0 0.2
Sodium (mg) 5000 968.1
Water (g) 66 62.3
[1] average of Fish products and fish dishes

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (5g) of Anchovy (salted) contains

  • 4.4 Calories
  • 0.1g of Fat
  • 0.9g of Protein
  • No Carbs
  • 250mg of sodium - 16.67% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 2.25mg of Magnesium, that covers 0.7% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.06mg of Zinc - 0.6% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.215mg of Iron - 1.79% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 12mg of Potassium - 0.3% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • 0.01mg of Vitamin B12 - 0.33% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Anchovy (salted)?

per 100g
Anchovy (salted)
Vitamin C (mg) 0 1.9
Vitamin E (mg) 0.4 2.7
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.06 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.23 0.2
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.43 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 3 10.1
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0.2 3.6
Retinol (μg) 17 92.9
beta-Carotene (μg) 0 22.4
[1] average of Fish products and fish dishes

Is Anchovy (salted) rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (5g) for Anchovy (salted) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Anchovy (salted)

per 100g
Anchovy (salted)
Magnesium (mg) 45 30
Zinc (mg) 1.2 0.8
Sodium (mg) 5000 968.1
Calcium (mg) 105 111.4
Iron (mg) 4.3 1
Potassium (mg) 240 264.8
Phosphorus (mg) 220 219
[1] average of Fish products and fish dishes

Is Anchovy (salted) high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Anchovy (salted) we looked at the portion size (5g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Carbohydrates in Anchovy (salted)

0% of Anchovy (salted) are carbs, per serving (5g) that is 0g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Anchovy (salted)
Monosaccharides (g) 0 0.4
Polysaccharides (g) 0 2.9
Total carbs (g) 0 3.4
[1] average of Fish products and fish dishes

Allergens in Anchovy (salted)

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Anchovy (salted)

Of the 2g total fat per 100g, 0.6g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.7g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.4g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 40mg.