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Oyster (de-shelled) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

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Oyster (de-shelled) consist of 3% fat, 9% protein, 5% carbs, 0% fiber and 83% water. With 83 of calories per 100g it's 101% higher than other foods in Crustaceans and molluscs. In total 32.53% of the calories in Oyster (de-shelled) come from fat, 43.37% from protein and 24.1% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 5 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Zinc Covers 220% of Zinc RDA per portion
  • high Iron Covers 25.83% of Iron RDA per portion
  • high Vitamin B1 Covers 14.55% of Vitamin B1 RDA per portion

Can you eat Oyster (de-shelled) for a low carb diet?

With 5g of carbs per 100g, Oyster (de-shelled) is low in carbs. It has no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Oyster (de-shelled)
avg Crustaceans and molluscs[1]
Calories (kcal) 83 82.2
Fat (g) 3 1.5
Protein (g) 9 15.7
Carbohydrates (g) 5 1.6
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0 1.6
Polysaccharides (g) 5 1.6
Fibers (g) 0 0
Sodium (mg) 160 286.8
Water (g) 83 79.4
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (100g) of Oyster (de-shelled) contains

  • 83 Calories
  • 3g of Fat
  • 9g of Protein
  • and 5g of Carbs
  • 160mg of sodium - 10.67% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 30mg of Magnesium, that covers 9.38% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 22mg of Zinc - 220% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 3.1mg of Iron - 25.83% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 185mg of Potassium - 4.63% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 1mg of Vitamin C - 0.95% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • 14.5mg of Vitamin B12 - 483.33% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

For every gram of carbs in Oyster (de-shelled) you get

  • 1.8 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.
  • 0.6 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 Oyster (de-shelled)?

per 100g
Oyster (de-shelled)
Vitamin C (mg) 1 1.8
Vitamin E (mg) 0.9 1.3
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.16 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.2 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.22 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 7 13.4
Vitamin B12 (μg) 14.5 3.3
Retinol (μg) 95 19.8
beta-Carotene (μg) 0 0.2
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Rich in vitamins?


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

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Oyster (de-shelled)

per 100g
Oyster (de-shelled)
Magnesium (mg) 30 41.8
Zinc (mg) 22 3.7
Sodium (mg) 160 286.8
Calcium (mg) 80 69.5
Iron (mg) 3.1 2.6
Potassium (mg) 185 260
Phosphorus (mg) 155 193.6
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

High in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Oyster (de-shelled) 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


5% of Oyster (de-shelled) are carbs, per serving (100g) that is 5g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Oyster (de-shelled)
Monosaccharides (g) 0 0
Polysaccharides (g) 5 1.6
Total carbs (g) 5 1.6
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Allergens in Oyster (de-shelled)

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 3g total fat per 100g, 0.8g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 1g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.4g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 125mg.