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Sardine (canned, in oil) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Canned sardines in olive oil

Sardine (canned, in oil) consist of 14% fat, 24% protein, 0% carbs, 0% fiber and 55% water. With 222 of calories per 100g it's 112% higher than other foods in Fish products and fish dishes. In total 56.76% of the calories in Sardine (canned, in oil) come from fat, 43.24% from protein and 0% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 0 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Zinc Covers 7.5% of Zinc RDA per portion
  • high Magnesium Covers 3.91% of Magnesium RDA per portion
  • high Potassium Covers 2.44% of Potassium RDA per portion

Can you eat Sardine (canned, in oil) for a low carb diet?

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

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Sardine (canned, in oil)
avg Fish products and fish dishes[1]
Calories (kcal) 222 197.5
Fat (g) 14 12.7
Protein (g) 24 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) 365 968.1
Water (g) 55 62.3
[1] average of Fish products and fish dishes

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (25g) of Sardine (canned, in oil) contains

  • 55.5 Calories
  • 3.5g of Fat
  • 6g of Protein
  • No Carbs
  • 91.25mg of sodium - 6.08% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 12.5mg of Magnesium, that covers 3.91% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.75mg of Zinc - 7.5% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.475mg of Iron - 3.96% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 97.5mg of Potassium - 2.44% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • 0.05mg of Vitamin B12 - 1.67% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Sardine (canned, in oil)?

per 100g
Sardine (canned, in oil)
Vitamin C (mg) 0 1.9
Vitamin E (mg) 8.9 2.7
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.04 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.3 0.2
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.22 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 8 10.1
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0.2 3.6
Retinol (μg) 50 92.9
beta-Carotene (μg) 0 22.4
[1] average of Fish products and fish dishes

Rich in vitamins?


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

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Sardine (canned, in oil)

per 100g
Sardine (canned, in oil)
Magnesium (mg) 50 30
Zinc (mg) 3 0.8
Sodium (mg) 365 968.1
Calcium (mg) 330 111.4
Iron (mg) 1.9 1
Potassium (mg) 390 264.8
Phosphorus (mg) 430 219
[1] average of Fish products and fish dishes

High in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Sardine (canned, in oil) 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% of Sardine (canned, in oil) are carbs, per serving (25g) that is 0g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Sardine (canned, in oil)
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 Sardine (canned, in oil)

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 14g total fat per 100g, 2.3g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 3.5g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 5.8g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 140mg.