Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Calories content in Prawns


Calories content in Prawns


  •  100 grams of uncooked prawns have about 106 - 144 calories.
  •   75 grams of peeled and cooked prawns, has around 54 calories.
  •    1 cup of shelled and raw prawns has around 166 to 168 calories.
  •    1 ounce of cooked prawns consists of 40 calories.


 Prawns nutrition facts - 100grams:-

  •  Fat content in prawns - 1.75 grams
  •  Protein content is about 20 - 24 grams

 Mineral contents present in 100 grams:-

  •  Iron: 2.40 mg
  •  Sodium: 148 - 150 mg
  •  Potassium: 185 - 186 mg
  •  Zinc: 1.11 - 1.12 mg
  •  Calcium: 52 mg


 Prawns are also a good source of vitamin C, and almost 2-3 mg of the same is present in 100 grams of prawn. Apart from this, the carbohydrate content in prawns is around 0.90 - 0.91 gram and selenium content is about 38 - 39 microgram. It is also very low in the sugar content (sugar is almost absent in prawns!).

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