Fish is freshwater or saltwater finfish, as distinct from shellfish, crayfish, lobster, crab etc.
These tables show the energy and protein content, plus fat and cholesterol levels. Based on 100 gram servings (about 3.5 ounces).
Fish has no carbohydrate making it an excellent source of protein.
Per 100 grams (3.5 ounces) of fish
|Anchovy (European, canned in oil, drained solids)||210||28.89||9.71||2.203||85|
(Pink, canned, drained, with bone)
|Whitefish (mixed species, cooked, dry heat)||172||24.47||7.51||1.162||77|
See the full range of Fish and Seafood items.
The omega-3 fatty acids found in fish make up an effective part of any weight loss program. They've been shown to improve glucose-insulin metabolism and to reduce cardiovascular risk.