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

Fresh trout

Trout consist of 8% fat, 20% protein, 0% carbs, 0% fiber and 71% water. With 152 of calories per 100g it's 128% higher than other foods in Fish. In total 47.37% of the calories in Trout come from fat, 52.63% from protein and 0% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 0 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Potassium Covers 14.06% of Potassium RDA per portion

Can you eat Trout for a low carb diet?

With 0g of carbs per 100g, Trout is low in carbs. It contains no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Trout nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
avg Fish[1]
Calories (kcal) 152 118.6
Fat (g) 8 5.2
Protein (g) 20 18
Carbohydrates (g) 0 0
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0 0
Polysaccharides (g) 0 0
Fibers (g) 0 0
Sodium (mg) 60 74.5
Water (g) 71 74.8
[1] average of Fish

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (150g) of Trout contains

  • 228 Calories
  • 12g of Fat
  • 30g of Protein
  • No Carbs
  • 90mg of sodium - 6% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 37.5mg of Magnesium, that covers 11.72% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.75mg of Zinc - 7.5% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.6mg of Iron - 5% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 562.5mg of Potassium - 14.06% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 4.5mg of Vitamin C - 4.29% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • 6.75mg of Vitamin B12 - 225% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Trout?

per 100g
Vitamin C (mg) 3 1
Vitamin E (mg) 1.7 1.1
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.08 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.08 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.23 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 9 10.1
Vitamin B12 (μg) 4.5 2.2
Retinol (μg) 30 65.5
beta-Carotene (μg) 0 0
[1] average of Fish

Is Trout rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (150g) for Trout of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Trout

per 100g
Magnesium (mg) 25 31.9
Zinc (mg) 0.5 0.6
Sodium (mg) 60 74.5
Calcium (mg) 10 32.3
Iron (mg) 0.4 0.8
Potassium (mg) 375 330.8
Phosphorus (mg) 245 220.4
[1] average of Fish

Is Trout high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Trout we looked at the portion size (150g) 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 Trout

0% of Trout are carbs, per serving (150g) that is 0g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Monosaccharides (g) 0 0
Polysaccharides (g) 0 0
Total carbs (g) 0 0
[1] average of Fish

Allergens in Trout

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Trout

Of the 8g total fat per 100g, 1.4g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 3.6g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 3.2g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 56mg.