Welcome to the iron content in 25 different types of hamburger, ranging from 3.95 to 1.14 mg per 100g. The basic value from the general description of hamburger is McDONALD'S, Hamburger which in 100g contains 2.87 mg of iron. As a source of iron, this corresponds to 21 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 264 kcal (13% RDA), the amount of Protein is 12.92 g (26% RDA), the amount of Fat is 10.09 g (16% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 30.28 g (23% RDA).

For the food McDONALD'S, Hamburger the typical serving size is 1 sandwich (or 95 g) which contains 2.73 mg of Iron. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 20 %. For this serving the Calories content is 250.8 kcal, the Protein content is 12.27 g, the Fat content is 9.59 g and the Carbohydrate content is 28.77 g.

This list of 25 types of hamburger, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Rolls, hamburger or hotdog, mixed-grain through to Pickle relish, hamburger where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional iron 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 iron in hamburger.

The list below gives the total iron content in the 25 items from the general description 'hamburger' each of which show the iron amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 25 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.

hamburger iron per 100g

Average Content for hamburger

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of iron contained in 100g of hamburger, based on the list below of 25 different items under the general description of hamburger, is 2.66 mg of iron. This average value corresponds to 19 % 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 250.92 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 12.83 g, the average amount of Fat is 10.57 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 26.49 g.

Median Amount

The median value of Iron is found in WENDY'S, Jr. Hamburger, with cheese which in 100g contains 2.78 mg of Iron. This corresponds to 20 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 256 kcal, the amount of Protein is 13.06 g, the amount of Fat is 11.5 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 24.97 g.

Highest iron Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 25 different hamburger nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of iron is found in Rolls, hamburger or hotdog, mixed-grain which contains 3.95 mg of iron per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 28 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 263 kcal, the Protein content is 9.6 g, the Fat content is 6 g, the Carbohydrate content is 44.6 g.

The lowest amount of iron is in Pickle relish, hamburger which in 100g contains 1.14 mg of iron. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 8 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 129 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.63 g, the amount of Fat is 0.54 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 34.48 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a iron range of 2.81 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 134 kcal for Calories, 8.97 g for Protein, 5.46 g for Fat, 10.12 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of iron per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high iron foods in your diet. For example 100g of McDONALD'S, Hamburger contains 2.87 mg of iron. 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 iron nutritional content.

The food with the highest iron content per typical serving is Fast foods, hamburger; double, large patty; with condiments, vegetables and mayonnaise which contains 10.47 mg in 1 item (or 374 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 75 %. For this serving the Calories content is 942.48 kcal, the Protein content is 52.14 g, the Fat content is 58.57 g and the Carbohydrate content is 51.39 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing iron 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 iron rich foods.


Hamburger List, iron Content per 100g

1. Rolls, hamburger or hotdog, mixed-grain - Iron
  Iron (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Protein (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  3.95 mg (28%)263 kcal (13%)44.6 g (34%)6 g (9%)9.6 g (19%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   1.12 mg (8%) 74.56 kcal (4%) 12.64 g (10%) 1.7 g (3%) 2.72 g (5%)
  Other serving sizes 1 roll (or 43g):
  1.7 mg (12%) 113.09 kcal (6%) 19.18 g (15%) 2.58 g (4%) 4.13 g (8%)
2. Rolls, hamburger or hotdog, plain - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  3.43 mg (25%)278 kcal (14%)50.15 g (39%)3.76 g (6%)9.87 g (20%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 roll (or 42g):
   1.44 mg (10%) 116.76 kcal (6%) 21.06 g (16%) 1.58 g (2%) 4.15 g (8%)
  Other serving sizes 1 package (or 328g):
  11.25 mg (80%) 911.84 kcal (46%) 164.49 g (127%) 12.33 g (19%) 32.37 g (65%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  0.97 mg (7%) 78.81 kcal (4%) 14.22 g (11%) 1.07 g (2%) 2.8 g (6%)
3. WENDY'S, Jr. Hamburger, without cheese - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  3.35 mg (24%)243 kcal (12%)28.45 g (22%)8.75 g (13%)12.62 g (25%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 item (or 117g):
   3.92 mg (28%) 284.31 kcal (14%) 33.29 g (26%) 10.24 g (16%) 14.77 g (30%)
4. Fast foods, hamburger, large, triple patty, with condiments - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  3.21 mg (23%)267 kcal (13%)11.04 g (8%)16.01 g (25%)19.3 g (39%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 sandwich (or 259g):
   8.31 mg (59%) 691.53 kcal (35%) 28.59 g (22%) 41.47 g (64%) 49.99 g (100%)
5. Fast foods, hamburger; single, regular patty; plain - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  3.05 mg (22%)295 kcal (15%)33.71 g (26%)11.24 g (17%)14.74 g (29%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 item (or 86g):
   2.62 mg (19%) 253.7 kcal (13%) 28.99 g (22%) 9.67 g (15%) 12.68 g (25%)
6. Rolls, hamburger or hotdog, reduced-calorie - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  2.99 mg (21%)196 kcal (10%)42.1 g (32%)2 g (3%)8.3 g (17%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   0.85 mg (6%) 55.57 kcal (3%) 11.94 g (9%) 0.57 g (1%) 2.35 g (5%)
  Other serving sizes 1 roll (or 43g):
  1.29 mg (9%) 84.28 kcal (4%) 18.1 g (14%) 0.86 g (1%) 3.57 g (7%)
7. Fast foods, hamburger; single, large patty; with condiments, vegetables and mayonnaise - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  2.99 mg (21%)226 kcal (11%)17.33 g (13%)12.37 g (19%)11.34 g (23%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 item (or 247g):
   7.39 mg (53%) 558.22 kcal (28%) 42.81 g (33%) 30.55 g (47%) 28.01 g (56%)
8. Fast foods, hamburger; double, regular, patty; plain - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  2.88 mg (21%)295 kcal (15%)24.1 g (19%)14.36 g (22%)17.08 g (34%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 item (or 120g):
   3.46 mg (25%) 354 kcal (18%) 28.92 g (22%) 17.23 g (27%) 20.5 g (41%)
9. BURGER KING, Hamburger - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  2.87 mg (21%)261 kcal (13%)26.76 g (21%)10.55 g (16%)14.85 g (30%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 sandwich (or 99g):
   2.84 mg (20%) 258.39 kcal (13%) 26.49 g (20%) 10.44 g (16%) 14.7 g (29%)
10. Fast foods, hamburger; single, regular patty; with condiments - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  2.87 mg (21%)263 kcal (13%)29.57 g (23%)10.18 g (16%)13.3 g (27%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 sandwich (or 97g):
   2.78 mg (20%) 255.11 kcal (13%) 28.68 g (22%) 9.87 g (15%) 12.9 g (26%)
11. McDONALD'S, Hamburger - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  2.87 mg (21%)264 kcal (13%)30.28 g (23%)10.09 g (16%)12.92 g (26%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 sandwich (or 95g):
   2.73 mg (20%) 250.8 kcal (13%) 28.77 g (22%) 9.59 g (15%) 12.27 g (25%)
12. Fast foods, hamburger; double, large patty; with condiments, vegetables and mayonnaise - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  2.8 mg (20%)252 kcal (13%)13.74 g (11%)15.66 g (24%)13.94 g (28%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 item (or 374g):
   10.47 mg (75%) 942.48 kcal (47%) 51.39 g (40%) 58.57 g (90%) 52.14 g (104%)
13. WENDY'S, Jr. Hamburger, with cheese - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  2.78 mg (20%)256 kcal (13%)24.97 g (19%)11.5 g (18%)13.06 g (26%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 item (or 129g):
   3.59 mg (26%) 330.24 kcal (17%) 32.21 g (25%) 14.84 g (23%) 16.85 g (34%)
14. WENDY'S, CLASSIC SINGLE Hamburger, no cheese - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  2.73 mg (20%)213 kcal (11%)16.82 g (13%)10.6 g (16%)12.63 g (25%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 item (or 218g):
   5.95 mg (43%) 464.34 kcal (23%) 36.67 g (28%) 23.11 g (36%) 27.53 g (55%)
15. Fast foods, hamburger; single, large patty; plain - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  2.61 mg (19%)311 kcal (16%)23.16 g (18%)16.73 g (26%)16.51 g (33%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 sandwich (or 137g):
   3.58 mg (26%) 426.07 kcal (21%) 31.73 g (24%) 22.92 g (35%) 22.62 g (45%)
16. Fast foods, hamburger; double, large patty; with condiments and vegetables - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  2.59 mg (19%)239 kcal (12%)17.82 g (14%)11.75 g (18%)15.17 g (30%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 sandwich (or 226g):
   5.85 mg (42%) 540.14 kcal (27%) 40.27 g (31%) 26.56 g (41%) 34.28 g (69%)
17. Fast foods, hamburger; double, regular patty; with condiments - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  2.58 mg (18%)268 kcal (13%)18.02 g (14%)15.1 g (23%)14.8 g (30%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 item (or 215g):
   5.55 mg (40%) 576.2 kcal (29%) 38.74 g (30%) 32.47 g (50%) 31.82 g (64%)
18. Fast foods, hamburger; single, regular patty; with condiments and vegetables - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  2.39 mg (17%)254 kcal (13%)24.81 g (19%)12.25 g (19%)11.74 g (23%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 item (or 110g):
   2.63 mg (19%) 279.4 kcal (14%) 27.29 g (21%) 13.48 g (21%) 12.91 g (26%)
19. WENDY'S, CLASSIC SINGLE Hamburger, with cheese - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  2.34 mg (17%)221 kcal (11%)14.2 g (11%)11.6 g (18%)14.87 g (30%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 item (or 236g):
   5.52 mg (39%) 521.56 kcal (26%) 33.51 g (26%) 27.38 g (42%) 35.09 g (70%)
20. Fast foods, hamburger; single, large patty; with condiments and vegetables - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  2.26 mg (16%)235 kcal (12%)18.35 g (14%)12.55 g (19%)11.85 g (24%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 sandwich (or 218g):
   4.93 mg (35%) 512.3 kcal (26%) 40 g (31%) 27.36 g (42%) 25.83 g (52%)
21. INTERSTATE BRANDS CORP, WONDER Hamburger Rolls - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  2.22 mg (16%)273 kcal (14%)50.84 g (39%)4.15 g (6%)8.07 g (16%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving (or 43g):
   0.95 mg (7%) 117.39 kcal (6%) 21.86 g (17%) 1.78 g (3%) 3.47 g (7%)
22. Fast foods, hamburger; single, regular patty; double decker bun with condiments and special sauce - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  2.07 mg (15%)259 kcal (13%)22.69 g (17%)13.3 g (20%)12.17 g (24%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 item (or 205g):
   4.24 mg (30%) 530.95 kcal (27%) 46.51 g (36%) 27.27 g (42%) 24.95 g (50%)
23. Fast foods, hamburger, large, single patty, with condiments - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  1.73 mg (12%)256 kcal (13%)22.14 g (17%)11.6 g (18%)15.68 g (31%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 item (or 171g):
   2.96 mg (21%) 437.76 kcal (22%) 37.86 g (29%) 19.84 g (31%) 26.81 g (54%)
24. Fast foods, hamburger; single, large patty; with condiments - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  1.73 mg (12%)256 kcal (13%)22.14 g (17%)11.6 g (18%)15.68 g (31%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 item (or 171g):
   2.96 mg (21%) 437.76 kcal (22%) 37.86 g (29%) 19.84 g (31%) 26.81 g (54%)
25. Pickle relish, hamburger - Iron
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  1.14 mg (8%)129 kcal (6%)34.48 g (27%)0.54 g (1%)0.63 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 15g):
   0.17 mg (1%) 19.35 kcal (1%) 5.17 g (4%) 0.08 g (0%) 0.09 g (0%)