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Nutritional Profile of Raw American Shad (Fish) - Care Omnia Nutrition

We got 72 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Raw American Shad (Fish).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks top-of-the-line (Top 25) for three nutrients.

These are

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks notably well (Top 100) for four additional nutrients:

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Finfish and Shellfish Products) shows that it ranks first-rate (Top 10) for two nutrients.

These are

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for six additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Raw American Shad (Fish)

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Raw American Shad (Fish)

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Raw American Shad (Fish)

13.8%
16.9%
68.2%
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Raw American Shad (Fish)

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Raw American Shad (Fish)

3.1%
5.7%
3.3%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Raw American Shad (Fish)

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Raw American Shad (Fish)

In food category: Finfish and Shellfish Products

Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
5.7 g
1.6 g
37
838
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
3.3 g
927 mg
62
843
Fatty Acids, total saturated
3.1 g
887.3 mg
56
1185
Total Lipid (Fat)
13.8 g
3.9 g
32
612
Saturated Fats (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Capric Acid (10:0)
8 mg
2.3 mg
18
524
Lauric Acid (12:0)
18 mg
5.1 mg
31
692
Myristic Acid (14:0)
849 mg
240.7 mg
11
351
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
2.1 g
586.8 mg
38
966
Stearic Acid (18:0)
167 mg
47.3 mg
240
1524
Monounsaturated Fats (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Erucic Acid (22:1)
1.3 g
365.7 mg
18
26
Oleic Acid (18:1)
2.3 g
657.7 mg
125
1443
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
953 mg
270.2 mg
22
161
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
1.1 g
311.8 mg
19
44
Polyunsaturated Fats (7)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Docosahexaenoic Acid, DHA (22:6 n-3)
1.3 g
374.2 mg
13
22
Docosapentaenoic Acid, DPA (22:5 n-3)
84 mg
23.8 mg
92
117
Eicosapentaenoic Acid, EPA (20:5 n-3)
1.1 g
309 mg
8
16
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
92 mg
26.1 mg
82
202
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
199 mg
56.4 mg
220
2195
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
158 mg
44.8 mg
125
798
Parinaric Acid (18:4)
328 mg
93 mg
4
13
Amino Acids (18)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Alanine
1 g
289.2 mg
70
149
Arginine
1 g
286.3 mg
82
210
Aspartic Acid
1.7 g
490.4 mg
98
216
Cystine
182 mg
51.6 mg
102
314
Glutamic Acid
2.5 g
717.2 mg
115
389
Glycine
813 mg
230.5 mg
109
338
Histidine
498 mg
141.2 mg
140
537
Isoleucine
780 mg
221.1 mg
117
325
Leucine
1.4 g
391.2 mg
83
207
Lysine
1.6 g
442.3 mg
87
199
Methionine
501 mg
142 mg
147
469
Phenylalanine
661 mg
187.4 mg
153
431
Proline
599 mg
169.8 mg
168
553
Serine
691 mg
195.9 mg
143
419
Threonine
742 mg
210.4 mg
124
350
Tryptophan
190 mg
53.9 mg
113
275
Tyrosine
572 mg
162.2 mg
159
499
Valine
872 mg
247.2 mg
91
259
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
16.9 g
4.8 g
126
410
Water-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
15 µg
4.3 µg
47
440
Folate, food
15 µg
4.3 µg
34
274
Folate, total
15 µg
4.3 µg
38
376
Niacin
8.4 mg
2.4 mg
53
298
Pantothenic Acid
750 µg
212.6 µg
45
448
Riboflavin
240 µg
68 µg
61
571
Thiamin
150 µg
42.5 µg
91
734
Vitamin B12
0.2 µg
0.04 µg
331
715
Vitamin B6
400 µg
113.4 µg
99
581
Fat-soluble Vitamins (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
1.2 mg
345.9 µg
128
521
Phylloquinone
0.1 µg
0.03 µg
89
924
Retinol
32 µg
9.1 µg
104
449
Vitamin A, IU
106 IU
30.1 IU
77
932
Vitamin A, RAE
32 µg
9.1 µg
105
680
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
4.8 µg
1.4 µg
90
108
Vitamin D (D2 + D3), International Units
190 IU
53.9 IU
44
78
Vitamin D3
4.8 µg
1.4 µg
38
57
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
47 mg
13.3 mg
82
500
Copper, Cu
64 µg
18.1 µg
195
785
Iron, Fe
970 µg
275 µg
148
825
Magnesium, Mg
30 mg
8.5 mg
61
309
Manganese, Mn
42 µg
11.9 µg
64
988
Phosphorus, P
272 mg
77.1 mg
104
392
Potassium, K
384 mg
108.9 mg
123
514
Selenium, Se
36.5 µg
10.3 µg
147
326
Sodium, Na
51 mg
14.5 mg
301
1099
Zinc, Zn
370 µg
104.9 µg
187
890
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
75 mg
21.3 mg
96
306
Choline
74 mg
21 mg
134
421
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
68.2 g
19.3 g
132
1092
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
1.3 g
374.2 mg
94
528
Kcal (Energy)
197 kcal
55.8 kcal
72
491
KJ (Energy)
824 kj
233.6 kj
29
369
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of raw american shad (fish) with 72 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Raw American Shad (Fish)

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Fillet184.0 g6.5 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of raw american shad (fish)

1 Similar Finfish or Shellfish Products

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American ShadNo of
Nutrients
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Figure 5. One similar finfish and shellfish products.

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