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Salmon (canned) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Open tin can with pink salmon fish on wooden background.

Salmon (canned) consist of 9% fat, 19% protein, 0% carbs, 0% fiber and 66% water. With 171 of calories per 100g it's 87% lower than other foods in Fish products and fish dishes. In total 47.37% of the calories in Salmon (canned) come from fat, 44.44% from protein and 0% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 0 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Magnesium Covers 12.5% of Magnesium RDA per portion

Can you eat Salmon (canned) for a low carb diet?

With 0g of carbs per 100g, Salmon (canned) is low in carbs. It has no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Salmon (canned)
avg Fish products and fish dishes[1]
Calories (kcal) 171 197.5
Fat (g) 9 12.7
Protein (g) 19 17.5
Carbohydrates (g) 0 3.4
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0 3.4
Polysaccharides (g) 0 3.4
Fibers (g) 0 0.2
Sodium (mg) 540 968.1
Water (g) 66 62.3
[1] average of Fish products and fish dishes

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (50g) of Salmon (canned) contains

  • 85.5 Calories
  • 4.5g of Fat
  • 9.5g of Protein
  • No Carbs
  • 270mg of sodium - 18% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 40mg of Magnesium, that covers 12.5% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.05mg of Zinc - 0.5% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.55mg of Iron - 4.58% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 150mg of Potassium - 3.75% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • 2.25mg of Vitamin B12 - 75% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Salmon (canned)?

per 100g
Salmon (canned)
Vitamin C (mg) 0 1.9
Vitamin E (mg) 8.5 2.7
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.03 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.45 0.2
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.45 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 14 10.1
Vitamin B12 (μg) 4.5 3.6
Retinol (μg) 60 92.9
beta-Carotene (μg) 2 22.4
[1] average of Fish products and fish dishes

Rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (50g) for Salmon (canned) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Salmon (canned)

per 100g
Salmon (canned)
Magnesium (mg) 80 30
Zinc (mg) 0.1 0.8
Sodium (mg) 540 968.1
Calcium (mg) 185 111.4
Iron (mg) 1.1 1
Potassium (mg) 300 264.8
Phosphorus (mg) 290 219
[1] average of Fish products and fish dishes

High in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Salmon (canned) we looked at the portion size (50g) 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% of Salmon (canned) are carbs, per serving (50g) that is 0g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Salmon (canned)
Monosaccharides (g) 0 0.4
Polysaccharides (g) 0 2.9
Total carbs (g) 0 3.4
[1] average of Fish products and fish dishes

Allergens in Salmon (canned)

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 9g total fat per 100g, 1.7g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 2.1g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 4g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 55mg.

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