Welcome to the Iron content in 16 different types of tuna, ranging from 1.63 to 0.65 mg per 100g. The basic value from the general description of tuna is Fish, tuna salad which in 100g contains 1 mg of Iron. As a source of Iron, this corresponds to 7 % of the RDA. For this serving in your diet the amount of Calories is 187 kcal, the amount of Protein is 16.04 g, the amount of Fat is 9.26 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 9.41 g.

This list of 16 types of tuna, is brought to you by dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Fish, tuna, light, canned in water, drained solids through to Fish, tuna, white, canned in oil, drained solids 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 is in tuna?

The list below gives the total Iron content in the 16 items from the general description 'tuna' each of which show the Iron amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 16 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.

tuna iron per 100g

Average Value for tuna

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of Iron contained in 100g of tuna, based on the list below of 16 different items under the general description of tuna, is 1.13 mg of Iron. This average value corresponds to 8.07 % 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 152.69 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 24.26 g, the average amount of Fat is 4.69 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 1.94 g.

Median Values

The median value of Iron is found in Fast foods, submarine sandwich, with tuna salad which in 100g contains 1.03 mg of Iron. This corresponds to 7 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 228 kcal, the amount of Protein is 11.6 g, the amount of Fat is 10.93 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 21.63 g.

Highest Iron Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 16 different tuna nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of Iron is found in Fish, tuna, light, canned in water, drained solids which contains 1.63 mg of Iron per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 12 %. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 86 kcal, the amount of Protein is 19.44 g, the amount of Fat is 0.96 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g.

The lowest amount of Iron is in Fish, tuna, white, canned in oil, drained solids which in 100g contains 0.65 mg of Iron. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 5 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 186 kcal, the amount of Protein is 26.53 g, the amount of Fat is 8.08 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a Iron range of 0.98 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 100 kcal for Calories, 7.09 g for Protein, 7.12 g for Fat, 0 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 Fish, tuna salad contains 1 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, submarine sandwich, with tuna salad which contains 2.64 mg in 1 submarine (or 256 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 19 %. For this serving the amount of Calories is 228 kcal, the amount of Protein is 11.6 g, the amount of Fat is 10.93 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 21.63 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.


 

Tuna List, Iron Content per 100g

 
1. Fish, tuna, light, canned in water, drained solids - Iron
  1.63 mg of Iron per 100g (12% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 86 kcal of Calories (4% DV), 0 g of Carbohydrate (0% DV), 0.96 g of Fat (1% DV), 19.44 g of Protein (39% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup, solid or chunks (or 154g).
  The Iron content is 2.51 mg (18% DV), Calories 132.44 kcal (7% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 1.48 g (2% DV), Protein 29.94 g (60% DV),
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g).
  The amount of Iron is 0.46 mg (3% DV), Calories 24.38 kcal (1% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 0.27 g (0% DV), Protein 5.51 g (11% DV),
  Other serving sizes 1 can (or 165g).
  The amount of Iron is 2.69 mg (19% DV), Calories 141.9 kcal (7% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 1.58 g (2% DV), Protein 32.08 g (64% DV),
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g).
  The amount of Iron is 1.39 mg (10% DV), Calories 73.1 kcal (4% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 0.82 g (1% DV), Protein 16.52 g (33% DV),
  Other serving sizes 1 can (12.5 oz), drained (or 315g).
  The amount of Iron is 5.13 mg (37% DV), Calories 270.9 kcal (14% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 3.02 g (5% DV), Protein 61.24 g (122% DV),
2. Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat - Iron
  1.6 mg of Iron per 100g (11% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 132 kcal of Calories (7% DV), 0 g of Carbohydrate (0% DV), 1.29 g of Fat (2% DV), 28.21 g of Protein (56% DV),
  Typical Serving size of .5 fillet (or 154g).
  The Iron content is 2.46 mg (18% DV), Calories 203.28 kcal (10% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 1.99 g (3% DV), Protein 43.44 g (87% DV),
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g).
  The amount of Iron is 1.36 mg (10% DV), Calories 112.2 kcal (6% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 1.1 g (2% DV), Protein 23.98 g (48% DV),
3. Fish, tuna, light, canned in water, without salt, drained solids - Iron
  1.53 mg of Iron per 100g (11% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 116 kcal of Calories (6% DV), 0 g of Carbohydrate (0% DV), 0.82 g of Fat (1% DV), 25.51 g of Protein (51% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 1 can (or 165g).
  The Iron content is 2.52 mg (18% DV), Calories 191.4 kcal (10% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 1.35 g (2% DV), Protein 42.09 g (84% DV),
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g).
  The amount of Iron is 1.3 mg (9% DV), Calories 98.6 kcal (5% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 0.7 g (1% DV), Protein 21.68 g (43% DV),
4. Fish, tuna, light, canned in oil, drained solids - Iron
  1.39 mg of Iron per 100g (10% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 198 kcal of Calories (10% DV), 0 g of Carbohydrate (0% DV), 8.21 g of Fat (13% DV), 29.13 g of Protein (58% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup, solid or chunks (or 146g).
  The Iron content is 2.03 mg (15% DV), Calories 289.08 kcal (14% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 11.99 g (18% DV), Protein 42.53 g (85% DV),
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g).
  The amount of Iron is 0.39 mg (3% DV), Calories 56.13 kcal (3% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 2.33 g (4% DV), Protein 8.26 g (17% DV),
  Other serving sizes 1 can (or 171g).
  The amount of Iron is 2.38 mg (17% DV), Calories 338.58 kcal (17% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 14.04 g (22% DV), Protein 49.81 g (100% DV),
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g).
  The amount of Iron is 1.18 mg (8% DV), Calories 168.3 kcal (8% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 6.98 g (11% DV), Protein 24.76 g (50% DV),
  Other serving sizes 1 can (12.5 oz), drained (or 321g).
  The amount of Iron is 4.46 mg (32% DV), Calories 635.58 kcal (32% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 26.35 g (41% DV), Protein 93.51 g (187% DV),
5. Fish, tuna, light, canned in oil, without salt, drained solids - Iron
  1.39 mg of Iron per 100g (10% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 198 kcal of Calories (10% DV), 0 g of Carbohydrate (0% DV), 8.21 g of Fat (13% DV), 29.13 g of Protein (58% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 1 can (or 171g).
  The Iron content is 2.38 mg (17% DV), Calories 338.58 kcal (17% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 14.04 g (22% DV), Protein 49.81 g (100% DV),
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g).
  The amount of Iron is 1.18 mg (8% DV), Calories 168.3 kcal (8% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 6.98 g (11% DV), Protein 24.76 g (50% DV),
6. Fish, tuna, fresh, bluefin, cooked, dry heat - Iron
  1.31 mg of Iron per 100g (9% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 184 kcal of Calories (9% DV), 0 g of Carbohydrate (0% DV), 6.28 g of Fat (10% DV), 29.91 g of Protein (60% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 3 oz (or 85g).
  The Iron content is 1.11 mg (8% DV), Calories 156.4 kcal (8% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 5.34 g (8% DV), Protein 25.42 g (51% DV),
7. Fish, tuna, fresh, skipjack, raw - Iron
  1.25 mg of Iron per 100g (9% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 103 kcal of Calories (5% DV), 0 g of Carbohydrate (0% DV), 1.01 g of Fat (2% DV), 22 g of Protein (44% DV),
  Typical Serving size of .5 fillet (or 198g).
  The Iron content is 2.48 mg (18% DV), Calories 203.94 kcal (10% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 2 g (3% DV), Protein 43.56 g (87% DV),
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g).
  The amount of Iron is 1.06 mg (8% DV), Calories 87.55 kcal (4% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 0.86 g (1% DV), Protein 18.7 g (37% DV),
8. Fast foods, submarine sandwich, with tuna salad - Iron
  1.03 mg of Iron per 100g (7% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 228 kcal of Calories (11% DV), 21.63 g of Carbohydrate (17% DV), 10.93 g of Fat (17% DV), 11.6 g of Protein (23% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 1 submarine (or 256g).
  The Iron content is 2.64 mg (19% DV), Calories 583.68 kcal (29% DV), Carbohydrate 55.37 g (43% DV), Fat 27.98 g (43% DV), Protein 29.7 g (59% DV),
9. Fish, tuna, fresh, bluefin, raw - Iron
  1.02 mg of Iron per 100g (7% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 144 kcal of Calories (7% DV), 0 g of Carbohydrate (0% DV), 4.9 g of Fat (8% DV), 23.33 g of Protein (47% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 3 oz (or 85g).
  The Iron content is 0.87 mg (6% DV), Calories 122.4 kcal (6% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 4.17 g (6% DV), Protein 19.83 g (40% DV),
10. Fish, tuna salad - Iron
  1 mg of Iron per 100g (7% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 187 kcal of Calories (9% DV), 9.41 g of Carbohydrate (7% DV), 9.26 g of Fat (14% DV), 16.04 g of Protein (32% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 205g).
  The Iron content is 2.05 mg (15% DV), Calories 383.35 kcal (19% DV), Carbohydrate 19.29 g (15% DV), Fat 18.98 g (29% DV), Protein 32.88 g (66% DV),
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g).
  The amount of Iron is 0.85 mg (6% DV), Calories 158.95 kcal (8% DV), Carbohydrate 8 g (6% DV), Fat 7.87 g (12% DV), Protein 13.63 g (27% DV),
11. Fish, tuna, white, canned in water, drained solids - Iron
  0.97 mg of Iron per 100g (7% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 128 kcal of Calories (6% DV), 0 g of Carbohydrate (0% DV), 2.97 g of Fat (5% DV), 23.62 g of Protein (47% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 1 can (or 172g).
  The Iron content is 1.67 mg (12% DV), Calories 220.16 kcal (11% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 5.11 g (8% DV), Protein 40.63 g (81% DV),
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g).
  The amount of Iron is 0.82 mg (6% DV), Calories 108.8 kcal (5% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 2.52 g (4% DV), Protein 20.08 g (40% DV),
12. Fish, tuna, white, canned in water, without salt, drained solids - Iron
  0.97 mg of Iron per 100g (7% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 128 kcal of Calories (6% DV), 0 g of Carbohydrate (0% DV), 2.97 g of Fat (5% DV), 23.62 g of Protein (47% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 1 can (or 172g).
  The Iron content is 1.67 mg (12% DV), Calories 220.16 kcal (11% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 5.11 g (8% DV), Protein 40.63 g (81% DV),
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g).
  The amount of Iron is 0.82 mg (6% DV), Calories 108.8 kcal (5% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 2.52 g (4% DV), Protein 20.08 g (40% DV),
13. Fish, tuna, yellowfin, fresh, cooked, dry heat - Iron
  0.92 mg of Iron per 100g (7% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 130 kcal of Calories (7% DV), 0 g of Carbohydrate (0% DV), 0.59 g of Fat (1% DV), 29.15 g of Protein (58% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 3 oz (or 85g).
  The Iron content is 0.78 mg (6% DV), Calories 110.5 kcal (6% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 0.5 g (1% DV), Protein 24.78 g (50% DV),
14. Fish, tuna, fresh, yellowfin, raw - Iron
  0.77 mg of Iron per 100g (6% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 109 kcal of Calories (5% DV), 0 g of Carbohydrate (0% DV), 0.49 g of Fat (1% DV), 24.4 g of Protein (49% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz, boneless (or 28.35g).
  The Iron content is 0.22 mg (2% DV), Calories 30.9 kcal (2% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 0.14 g (0% DV), Protein 6.92 g (14% DV),
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch, boneless (or 16g).
  The amount of Iron is 0.12 mg (1% DV), Calories 17.44 kcal (1% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 0.08 g (0% DV), Protein 3.9 g (8% DV),
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g).
  The amount of Iron is 0.65 mg (5% DV), Calories 92.65 kcal (5% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 0.42 g (1% DV), Protein 20.74 g (41% DV),
15. Fish, tuna, white, canned in oil, without salt, drained solids - Iron
  0.65 mg of Iron per 100g (5% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 186 kcal of Calories (9% DV), 0 g of Carbohydrate (0% DV), 8.08 g of Fat (12% DV), 26.53 g of Protein (53% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 1 can (or 178g).
  The Iron content is 1.16 mg (8% DV), Calories 331.08 kcal (17% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 14.38 g (22% DV), Protein 47.22 g (94% DV),
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g).
  The amount of Iron is 0.55 mg (4% DV), Calories 158.1 kcal (8% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 6.87 g (11% DV), Protein 22.55 g (45% DV),
16. Fish, tuna, white, canned in oil, drained solids - Iron
  0.65 mg of Iron per 100g (5% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 186 kcal of Calories (9% DV), 0 g of Carbohydrate (0% DV), 8.08 g of Fat (12% DV), 26.53 g of Protein (53% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 1 can (or 178g).
  The Iron content is 1.16 mg (8% DV), Calories 331.08 kcal (17% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 14.38 g (22% DV), Protein 47.22 g (94% DV),
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g).
  The amount of Iron is 0.55 mg (4% DV), Calories 158.1 kcal (8% DV), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% DV), Fat 6.87 g (11% DV), Protein 22.55 g (45% DV),




Related Calories and Nutrition Facts in tuna

calories in tuna, tuna nutrition facts, vitamin a in tuna, vitamin c in tuna, vitamin d in tuna, magnesium in tuna, fiber in tuna, protein in tuna, calcium in tuna, sodium in tuna, potassium in tuna, saturated fat in tuna, fat in tuna, carbs in tuna, zinc in tuna, cholesterol in tuna, vitamin k in tuna, sugar in tuna, vitamin b12 in tuna, vitamin b6 in tuna, folic acid in tuna, riboflavin in tuna, phosphorus in tuna, niacin in tuna, thiamine in tuna,

Iron and Nutrition Facts - Top 199 Foods

Fruits

a banana, an apple, an orange, a peach, apricots, butternut squash, lemon, grapes, watermelon, strawberries, green grapes, kiwi, blueberries, zucchini, figs, honeydew, eggplant, dates, olives, a pear, coconut, cranberries, pomegranate, a mango, pineapple, cherries, cantaloupe, grapefruit, tangerine, nectarines, raisins, plums, tomatoes, chili peppers, chilis, peppers, avocado, cucumber, summer squash, winter squash, papaya, prunes

Vegetables

leeks, turnip greens, swiss chard, mustard greens, yams, fennel, artichokes, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, green beans, brussel sprouts, cabbage, sweet potato, a potato, carrots, lettuce, iceberg lettuce, spinach, shiitake mushrooms, celery, salad, mushrooms, potatoes, baked potato, onions, asparagus

Seafood

salmon, cod, sardines, shrimp, fish, tuna salad, halibut, sea bass, scallops

Drinks

coffee, apple juice, cranberry juice, red wine, skim milk, white wine, wine, milk, beer, alcohol, coke, soy milk, whole milk, prune juice, tea, a shake, coconut milk, orange juice

Nuts and Seeds

chia seeds, sunflower seeds, pecans, pumpkin seeds, hazelnuts, nuts, almonds, sesame seeds, walnuts, cashews, peanuts

Beans and Lentils

soybeans, pinto beans, kidney beans, lentils, black beans, lima beans, navy beans, beets, beans, garbanzo beans

Meat

beef, steak, deer, bacon, chicken, fried chicken, turkey, turkey breast, chicken breast, meatloaf, ham, lamb, sausages

Fast Foods

french fries, pizza, a slice of pizza, hot dog, hamburger, a cheeseburger, a big mac

Dairy and Cheese

ricotta, yogurt, cottage cheese, an egg, egg whites, goats cheese, cheddar, cheddar cheese, cheese, hard boiled egg, feta cheese

Bread, Rice, Grains and Pasta

rye, millet, flaxseed, barley, buckwheat, whole wheat bread, a bagel, white bread, bread, quinoa, corn, spaghetti, rice, pasta, brown rice, white rice

Spreads, Sauces and Herbs

hummus, mayonnaise, butter, peanut butter, soy sauce, thyme, basil, rosemary, pepper, coriander, dill, parsley

Sweets, Desserts and Snacks

popcorn, chips, nachos, a granola bar, saltine crackers, cheesecake, jello, ice cream, doughnuts, chocolate

Breakfast Cereal

granola, cheerios, oatmeal

Miscellaneous

spirulina, honey, sugar, brown sugar, tofu, olive oil, garlic, tempeh, oats