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Salami (light) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Salami (light) consist of 19% fat, 22% protein, 1% carbs, 0% fiber and 53% water. With 261 of calories per 100g it's 87% lower than other foods in Meat and sausage products. In total 65.52% of the calories in Salami (light) come from fat, 33.72% from protein and 1.53% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 0.25 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Zinc Covers 9.25% of Zinc RDA per portion
  • high Potassium Covers 2.94% of Potassium RDA per portion
  • high Vitamin B1 Covers 17.73% of Vitamin B1 RDA per portion

Can you eat Salami (light) for a low carb diet?

With 1g of carbs per 100g, Salami (light) is low in carbs. It has no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Salami (light)
avg Meat and sausage products[1]
Calories (kcal) 261 300.4
Fat (g) 19 25.7
Protein (g) 22 17.3
Carbohydrates (g) 1 0.5
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 1 0.5
Polysaccharides (g) 0.001 0.5
Fibers (g) 0 0.1
Sodium (mg) 1290 1148.7
Water (g) 53 52.5
[1] average of Meat and sausage products

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (25g) of Salami (light) contains

  • 65.25 Calories
  • 4.75g of Fat
  • 5.5g of Protein
  • and 0.25g of Carbs
  • 322.5mg of sodium - 21.5% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 8.75mg of Magnesium, that covers 2.73% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.925mg of Zinc - 9.25% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.45mg of Iron - 3.75% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 117.5mg of Potassium - 2.94% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • 0.75mg of Vitamin B12 - 25% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

For every gram of carbs in Salami (light) you get

  • 22 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Meat and sausage products have on average 34.6g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 19 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Meat and sausage products 51.4g)
  • 0 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Meat and sausage products 0.2g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Salami (light)?

per 100g
Salami (light)
Vitamin C (mg) 0 13.2
Vitamin E (mg) 0.3 0.3
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.78 0.3
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.28 0.3
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.54 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 2 10.3
Vitamin B12 (μg) 3 2.5
Retinol (μg) 9 1273.3
beta-Carotene (μg) 1 13
[1] average of Meat and sausage products

Rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (25g) for Salami (light) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Salami (light)

per 100g
Salami (light)
Magnesium (mg) 35 20.9
Zinc (mg) 3.7 2.3
Sodium (mg) 1290 1148.7
Calcium (mg) 20 17.9
Iron (mg) 1.8 2.4
Potassium (mg) 470 256.6
Phosphorus (mg) 235 165.7
[1] average of Meat and sausage products

High in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Salami (light) we looked at the portion size (25g) 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


1% of Salami (light) are carbs, per serving (25g) that is 0.25g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Salami (light)
Monosaccharides (g) 1 0.3
Polysaccharides (g) 0.001 0.1
Total carbs (g) 1 0.5
[1] average of Meat and sausage products

Allergens in Salami (light)

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 19g total fat per 100g, 7.8g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 1.5g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 8.3g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 83mg.

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