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

Salami consist of 36% fat, 20% protein, 0.001% carbs, 0% fiber and 38% water. With 398 of calories per 100g it's 132% higher than other foods in Meat and sausage products. In total 81.41% of the calories in Salami come from fat, 20.1% from protein and 0% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 0.00025 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Zinc Covers 9.25% of Zinc RDA per portion
  • high Vitamin B1 Covers 4.09% of Vitamin B1 RDA per portion

Can you eat Salami for a low carb diet?

With 0.001g of carbs per 100g, Salami is low in carbs. It has no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
avg Meat and sausage products[1]
Calories (kcal) 398 300.4
Fat (g) 36 25.7
Protein (g) 20 17.3
Carbohydrates (g) 0.001 0.5
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0 0.5
Polysaccharides (g) 0 0.5
Fibers (g) 0 0.1
Sodium (mg) 2130 1148.7
Water (g) 38 52.5
[1] average of Meat and sausage products

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (25g) of Salami contains

  • 99.5 Calories
  • 9g of Fat
  • 5g of Protein
  • and 0.00025g of Carbs
  • 532.5mg of sodium - 35.5% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 10mg of Magnesium, that covers 3.13% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.925mg of Zinc - 9.25% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.35mg of Iron - 2.92% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 55mg of Potassium - 1.38% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 7.5mg of Vitamin C - 7.14% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • 0.35mg of Vitamin B12 - 11.67% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

For every gram of carbs in Salami you get

  • 20000 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.
  • 36000 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?

per 100g
Vitamin C (mg) 30 13.2
Vitamin E (mg) 0.7 0.3
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.18 0.3
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.2 0.3
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.45 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 1 10.3
Vitamin B12 (μg) 1.4 2.5
Retinol (μg) 4 1273.3
beta-Carotene (μg) 0 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 of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Salami

per 100g
Magnesium (mg) 40 20.9
Zinc (mg) 3.7 2.3
Sodium (mg) 2130 1148.7
Calcium (mg) 35 17.9
Iron (mg) 1.4 2.4
Potassium (mg) 220 256.6
Phosphorus (mg) 170 165.7
[1] average of Meat and sausage products

High in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Salami 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


0.001% of Salami are carbs, per serving (25g) that is 0.00025g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Monosaccharides (g) 0 0.3
Polysaccharides (g) 0 0.1
Total carbs (g) 0.001 0.5
[1] average of Meat and sausage products

Allergens in Salami

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 36g total fat per 100g, 14g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 4.3g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 15.5g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 83mg.

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