Herring: calories, carbs, fats and other nutrients


Herring is easier for the body to digest and is an excellent source of protein, it also contains large amounts of phosphorus, iodine, calcium, potassium, sodium, magnesium, zinc, fluoride. All in all 100 g of fish contain up to the half of protein daily norm. Fatty fish such as salmon or herring provide at least twice as many calories as white fish. Unlike saturated animal fats, unsaturated fish fats are considered the most healthy. According to the scientists, the Omega-3 fatty acids that fish contains are able to prevent cardio-vascular diseases and lower the risk of clotting in the vessels and also contribute to the improvement of capillary blood circulation. Sea fish is very useful for future mothers.

Macroelements and calories

Proteins (g)Fats (g)Carbohydrates (g)Calories

Vitamins (mg)

  • A: 0,03
  • B1: 0,03
  • B2: 0,3
  • B3: 3,9
  • B9: 0,018
  • C: 2,7
  • E: 1,2

Microelements (mg)

  • Potassium, K: 310
  • Calcium, Ca: 60
  • Magnesium, Mg: 30
  • Sodium, Na: 100
  • Phosphorus, P: 280
  • Iron, Fe: 1

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