Welcome to the nutritional calcium content in 26 different types of an orange, ranging from 1378 mg to 2 mg per 100g. The basic type of an orange is Orange peel, raw which in 100g contains 161 mg of calcium.
The total recommended daily allowance or RDA for calcium is 1000 mg. For the 100g serving of Orange peel, raw, the RDA calcium percentage is 16 %. Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Orange peel, raw has a nutritional value score of 24 out of 100.Comparing the calcium content and the nutritional density in 100g for Orange peel, raw; We class this as a high calcium content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a high nutritional density value.
This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Fruits and Fruit Juices.Other important and calcium related nutrients are Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 97 kcal (5% RDA), the amount of Protein is 1.5 g (3% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.2 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 25 g (19% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the calcium content in an orange.
Comparing calcium in an orange vs milkThe amount of calcium in milk is 125 mg per 100g.As calcium percentage of the RDA this is 13 %. Comparing with Orange peel, raw, in 100g contains 161 mg of calcium. As a percentage of the RDA this is 16 %. Therefore, Orange peel, raw has 36 mg more calcium than milk. In terms of calcium percentage this is 29 % more calcium. Milk has an overall nutritional value score of 15 out of 100, whereas Orange peel, raw has a nutritional value score of 24 out of 100.
Amount of calcium per 100 Calories100 calories of orange peel, raw is a serving size of 1.03 g, and the amount of Calcium is 165.98 mg. Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Fat, in 100 Calories are as follows; Protein 1.55 g , Fat 0.21 g , Carbohydrate 25.77 g .
Content per Typical Serving Size 1 tbsp (or 6 g)For the food Orange peel, raw the typical serving size is 1 tbsp (or 6 g) which contains 9.66 mg of Calcium. The calcium percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 1 %.
To give 100% of the RDA, 100.0 servings of the typical serving size 1 tbsp (or 6 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 5.82 kcal, the Protein content is 0.09 g, the Fat content is 0.01 g and the Carbohydrate content is 1.5 g. This data is shown in the graph below for the typical serving of calcium and the related and important nutritional values.
The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food described above is measured in grams per 100g and grams in a typical serving size (in this case 1 tbsp or 6 g), although it is also useful to give the number of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrate which are the most important macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 0.3 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 0.1 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 5.4 (kcal).
This list of 26 types of an orange, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Orange-flavor drink, breakfast type, low calorie, powder through to Orange juice drink where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional calcium content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much calcium in an orange.
Milligrams of calcium in an orange (per 100g)
The list below gives the total calcium content in the 26 items from the general description 'an orange' each of which show the calcium amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 26 food items are shown in the graph below, to give a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.
The level of calcium can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The total number of frozen food items is 6. The highest amount of calcium from the 6 frozen items is in Orange drink, breakfast type, with juice and pulp, frozen concentrate where the calcium content is 399 mg per 100g. The number of food items classified as canned is 4 items. The highest amount of calcium from the 4 canned items is in Orange juice, canned, unsweetened where the level is 10 mg per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 7 items. The highest amount of calcium from the 7 raw items is in Orange peel, raw where the content is 161 mg per 100g.
Average Content for an orangeThe average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of calcium contained in 100g of an orange, based on the list below of 26 different items under the general description of an orange, is 129.96 mg of calcium. This average value corresponds to 13 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 83.15 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 0.72 g, the average amount of Fat is 0.13 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.
Median AmountThe median value of Calcium is found in Oranges, raw, Florida which in 100g contains 43 mg of Calcium. This corresponds to 4 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 46 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.7 g, the amount of Fat is 0.21 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 11.54 g.
Highest calcium Content per 100g
Using the list below for the 26 different an orange nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of calcium is found in Orange-flavor drink, breakfast type, low calorie, powder which contains 1378 mg of calcium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 138 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 217 kcal, the Protein content is 3.6 g, the Fat content is 0 g, the Carbohydrate content is 85.9 g.
The lowest amount of calcium is in Orange juice drink which in 100g contains 2 mg of calcium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 0 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 54 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.2 g, the amount of Fat is 0 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 13.41 g.
The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a calcium range of 1376 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 163 kcal for Calories, 3.4 g for Protein, 0 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.
Highest Amount of calcium per Serving
Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high calcium foods in your diet. For example 100g of Orange peel, raw contains 161 mg of calcium. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the calcium nutritional content.
The food with the highest calcium content per typical serving is Orange juice, chilled, includes from concentrate, fortified with calcium which contains 348.6 mg in 1 cup (or 249 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 35 %. For this serving the Calories content is 117.03 kcal, the Protein content is 1.69 g, the Fat content is 0.3 g and the Carbohydrate content is 28.06 g.
Nutritional Information SummaryFrom the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing calcium which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of calcium in foods.