How many calories are in 4 ounces of salmon?


Quick Answer

Four ounces of cooked plain Atlantic salmon has 232 calories. The fillet has 24 grams of protein and 12 grams of fat. Saturated fat accounts for 4 grams.

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How many calories are in 4 ounces of salmon?
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Four ounces of plain salmon has 68 grams of sodium and 72 grams of cholesterol. The fish provides about one-quarter of an individual's Percent Daily Value for thiamin and almost 45 percent for niacin. Both are B vitamins. Salmon also contains over one-third of the Percent Daily Value for B6 and over one-half for B12.

People who eat salmon also take in significant amounts of minerals such as phosphorus, which works in conjunction with B vitamins, and selenium, needed for reproductive and metabolic functions.

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