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Tuna fish - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Tuna sashimi, raw fish in traditional Japanese style

Tuna fish consist of 6% fat, 22% protein, 0% carbs, 0% fiber and 61% water. With 142 of calories per 100g it's 120% higher than other foods in Fish. In total 38.03% of the calories in Tuna fish come from fat, 61.97% 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 23.44% of Magnesium RDA per portion
  • high Potassium Covers 13.5% of Potassium RDA per portion
  • high Vitamin B1 Covers 21.82% of Vitamin B1 RDA per portion

Can you eat Tuna fish for a low carb diet?

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

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Tuna fish
avg Fish[1]
Calories (kcal) 142 118.6
Fat (g) 6 5.2
Protein (g) 22 18
Carbohydrates (g) 0 0
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0 0
Polysaccharides (g) 0 0
Fibers (g) 0 0
Sodium (mg) 45 74.5
Water (g) 61 74.8
[1] average of Fish

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (150g) of Tuna fish contains

  • 213 Calories
  • 9g of Fat
  • 33g of Protein
  • No Carbs
  • 67.5mg of sodium - 4.5% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 75mg of Magnesium, that covers 23.44% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.15mg of Zinc - 1.5% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 1.5mg of Iron - 12.5% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 540mg of Potassium - 13.5% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 1.5mg of Vitamin C - 1.43% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • 6.45mg of Vitamin B12 - 215% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Tuna fish?

per 100g
Tuna fish
Vitamin C (mg) 1 1
Vitamin E (mg) 1.2 1.1
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.16 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.16 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.46 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 15 10.1
Vitamin B12 (μg) 4.3 2.2
Retinol (μg) 450 65.5
beta-Carotene (μg) 0 0
[1] average of Fish

Rich in vitamins?


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

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Tuna fish

per 100g
Tuna fish
Magnesium (mg) 50 31.9
Zinc (mg) 0.1 0.6
Sodium (mg) 45 74.5
Calcium (mg) 40 32.3
Iron (mg) 1 0.8
Potassium (mg) 360 330.8
Phosphorus (mg) 200 220.4
[1] average of Fish

High in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Tuna fish 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


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

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

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

Allergens in Tuna fish

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 6g total fat per 100g, 1.6g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 1.5g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 1.8g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 70mg.