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

Scallop consist of 1% fat, 11% protein, 6% carbs, 0% fiber and 80% water. With 77 of calories per 100g it's 94% lower than other foods in Crustaceans and molluscs. In total 11.69% of the calories in Scallop come from fat, 57.14% from protein and 31.17% from carbohydrates.

  • moderate carb 6g carbohydrates per portion
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Zinc Covers 20% of Zinc RDA per portion
  • high Iron Covers 62.5% of Iron RDA per portion
  • high Magnesium Covers 15.63% of Magnesium RDA per portion

Can you eat Scallop for a low carb diet?

With 6g of carbs per 100g, Scallop is high in carbs. It contains no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Scallop nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
avg Crustaceans and molluscs[1]
Calories (kcal) 77 82.2
Fat (g) 1 1.5
Protein (g) 11 15.7
Carbohydrates (g) 6 1.6
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0 1.6
Polysaccharides (g) 6 1.6
Fibers (g) 0 0
Sodium (mg) 205 286.8
Water (g) 80 79.4
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (100g) of Scallop contains

  • 77 Calories
  • 1g of Fat
  • 11g of Protein
  • and 6g of Carbs
  • 205mg of sodium - 13.67% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 50mg of Magnesium, that covers 15.63% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 2mg of Zinc - 20% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 7.5mg of Iron - 62.5% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 310mg of Potassium - 7.75% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 0.001mg of Vitamin C - 0% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • 2mg of Vitamin B12 - 66.67% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

For every gram of carbs in Scallop you get

  • 1.83 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.
  • 0.17 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 Scallop?

per 100g
Vitamin C (mg) 0.001 1.8
Vitamin E (mg) 0.5 1.3
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.19 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.07 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 15 13.4
Vitamin B12 (μg) 2 3.3
Retinol (μg) 30 19.8
beta-Carotene (μg) 0 0.2
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Is Scallop rich in vitamins?


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

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Scallop

per 100g
Magnesium (mg) 50 41.8
Zinc (mg) 2 3.7
Sodium (mg) 205 286.8
Calcium (mg) 70 69.5
Iron (mg) 7.5 2.6
Potassium (mg) 310 260
Phosphorus (mg) 150 193.6
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Is Scallop high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Scallop 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

Carbohydrates in Scallop

6% of Scallop are carbs, per serving (100g) that is 6g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Monosaccharides (g) 0 0
Polysaccharides (g) 6 1.6
Total carbs (g) 6 1.6
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Allergens in Scallop

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Scallop

Of the 1g total fat per 100g, 0.3g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.3g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.1g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 150mg.