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Carp - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Fresh raw carp

Carp consist of 5% fat, 18% protein, 0% carbs, 0% fiber and 75% water. With 115 of calories per 100g it's 97% lower than other foods in Fish. In total 39.13% of the calories in Carp come from fat, 62.61% from protein and 0% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 0 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Magnesium Covers 25.78% of Magnesium RDA per portion
  • high Potassium Covers 15% of Potassium RDA per portion

Can you eat Carp for a low carb diet?

With 0g of carbs per 100g, Carp is low in carbs. It has no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
avg Fish[1]
Calories (kcal) 115 118.6
Fat (g) 5 5.2
Protein (g) 18 18
Carbohydrates (g) 0 0
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0 0
Polysaccharides (g) 0 0
Fibers (g) 0 0
Sodium (mg) 30 74.5
Water (g) 75 74.8
[1] average of Fish

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (150g) of Carp contains

  • 172.5 Calories
  • 7.5g of Fat
  • 27g of Protein
  • No Carbs
  • 45mg of sodium - 3% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 82.5mg of Magnesium, that covers 25.78% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 1.05mg of Zinc - 10.5% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 1.05mg of Iron - 8.75% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 600mg of Potassium - 15% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 1.5mg of Vitamin C - 1.43% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • 2.25mg of Vitamin B12 - 75% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Carp?

per 100g
Vitamin C (mg) 1 1
Vitamin E (mg) 0.5 1.1
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.07 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.05 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.15 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 25 10.1
Vitamin B12 (μg) 1.5 2.2
Retinol (μg) 45 65.5
beta-Carotene (μg) 0 0
[1] average of Fish

Rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (150g) for Carp of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Carp

per 100g
Magnesium (mg) 55 31.9
Zinc (mg) 0.7 0.6
Sodium (mg) 30 74.5
Calcium (mg) 65 32.3
Iron (mg) 0.7 0.8
Potassium (mg) 400 330.8
Phosphorus (mg) 250 220.4
[1] average of Fish

High in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Carp we looked at the portion size (150g) 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


0% of Carp are carbs, per serving (150g) that is 0g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Monosaccharides (g) 0 0
Polysaccharides (g) 0 0
Total carbs (g) 0 0
[1] average of Fish

Allergens in Carp

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 5g total fat per 100g, 2g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 1.1g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.9g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 75mg.