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Matjes fillet - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

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Matjes fillet consist of 23% fat, 16% protein, 1% carbs, 0.2% fiber and 52% water. With 240 of calories per 100g it's 122% higher than other foods in Fish products and fish dishes. In total 86.25% of the calories in Matjes fillet come from fat, 26.67% from protein and 1.67% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 1.5 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Potassium Covers 14.81% of Potassium RDA per portion

Can you eat Matjes fillet for a low carb diet?

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

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Matjes fillet
avg Fish products and fish dishes[1]
Calories (kcal) 240 197.5
Fat (g) 23 12.7
Protein (g) 16 17.5
Carbohydrates (g) 1 3.4
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0.001 3.4
Polysaccharides (g) 0 3.4
Fibers (g) 0.2 0.2
Sodium (mg) 4600 968.1
Water (g) 52 62.3
[1] average of Fish products and fish dishes

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (150g) of Matjes fillet contains

  • 360 Calories
  • 34.5g of Fat
  • 24g of Protein
  • and 1.5g of Carbs
  • 6900mg of sodium - 460% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 60mg of Magnesium, that covers 18.75% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 1.35mg of Zinc - 13.5% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 1.95mg of Iron - 16.25% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 592.5mg of Potassium - 14.81% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 1.5mg of Vitamin C - 1.43% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • 7.05mg of Vitamin B12 - 235% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

For every gram of carbs in Matjes fillet you get

  • 16 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Fish products and fish dishes have on average 5.15g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 23 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Fish products and fish dishes 3.74g)
  • 0.2 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Fish products and fish dishes 0.06g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Matjes fillet?

Vitamins
per 100g
Matjes fillet
avg[1]
Vitamin C (mg) 1 1.9
Vitamin E (mg) 2.2 2.7
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.04 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.21 0.2
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.28 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 5 10.1
Vitamin B12 (μg) 4.7 3.6
Retinol (μg) 45 92.9
beta-Carotene (μg) 3 22.4
[1] average of Fish products and fish dishes

Rich in vitamins?

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

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Matjes fillet

Minerals
per 100g
Matjes fillet
avg[1]
Magnesium (mg) 40 30
Zinc (mg) 0.9 0.8
Sodium (mg) 4600 968.1
Calcium (mg) 60 111.4
Iron (mg) 1.3 1
Potassium (mg) 395 264.8
Phosphorus (mg) 205 219
[1] average of Fish products and fish dishes

High in minerals?

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Again, for every mineral contained in Matjes fillet 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

Carbohydrates

1% of Matjes fillet are carbs, per serving (150g) that is 1.5g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

Sugars
per 100g
Matjes fillet
avg[1]
Monosaccharides (g) 0.001 0.4
Polysaccharides (g) 0 2.9
Total carbs (g) 1 3.4
[1] average of Fish products and fish dishes

Allergens in Matjes fillet

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 23g total fat per 100g, 5.1g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 6.9g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 7.4g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 125mg.