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

Crayfish consist of 1% fat, 15% protein, 1% carbs, 0% fiber and 82% water. With 70 of calories per 100g it's 85% lower than other foods in Crustaceans and molluscs. In total 12.86% of the calories in Crayfish come from fat, 85.71% from protein and 5.71% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 1 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free

Can you eat Crayfish for a low carb diet?

With 1g of carbs per 100g, Crayfish is low in carbs. It contains no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Crayfish nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Crayfish
avg Crustaceans and molluscs[1]
Calories (kcal) 70 82.2
Fat (g) 1 1.5
Protein (g) 15 15.7
Carbohydrates (g) 1 1.6
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0 1.6
Polysaccharides (g) 1 1.6
Fibers (g) 0 0
Sodium (mg) 250 286.8
Water (g) 82 79.4
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (100g) of Crayfish contains

  • 70 Calories
  • 1g of Fat
  • 15g of Protein
  • and 1g of Carbs
  • 250mg of sodium - 16.67% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 25mg of Magnesium, that covers 7.81% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 1.3mg of Zinc - 13% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 2mg of Iron - 16.67% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 255mg of Potassium - 6.38% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 3mg of Vitamin C - 2.86% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • 2mg of Vitamin B12 - 66.67% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

For every gram of carbs in Crayfish you get

  • 15 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Crustaceans and molluscs have on average 9.81g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 1 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Crustaceans and molluscs 0.94g)
  • 0 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Crustaceans and molluscs 0g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Crayfish?

Vitamins
per 100g
Crayfish
avg[1]
Vitamin C (mg) 3 1.8
Vitamin E (mg) 0.1 1.3
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.15 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.21 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 20 13.4
Vitamin B12 (μg) 2 3.3
Retinol (μg) 1 19.8
beta-Carotene (μg) 0 0.2
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Is Crayfish rich in vitamins?

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The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (100g) for Crayfish of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Crayfish

Minerals
per 100g
Crayfish
avg[1]
Magnesium (mg) 25 41.8
Zinc (mg) 1.3 3.7
Sodium (mg) 250 286.8
Calcium (mg) 45 69.5
Iron (mg) 2 2.6
Potassium (mg) 255 260
Phosphorus (mg) 225 193.6
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Is Crayfish high in minerals?

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Again, for every mineral contained in Crayfish we looked at the portion size (100g) 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 Crayfish

1% of Crayfish are carbs, per serving (100g) that is 1g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

Sugars
per 100g
Crayfish
avg[1]
Monosaccharides (g) 0 0
Polysaccharides (g) 1 1.6
Total carbs (g) 1 1.6
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Allergens in Crayfish

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Crayfish

Of the 1g total fat per 100g, 0.1g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.2g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.1g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 160mg.