protein in an orange information and values per serving and 100g

Welcome to the nutritional protein content in 26 different types of an orange, ranging from 3.6 to 0 g per 100g. The basic amount from the general description of an orange is Orange peel, raw which in 100g contains 1.5 g of protein.

As a source of protein, this corresponds to 3 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 97 kcal (5% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.2 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 25 g (19% RDA).

The protein amounts and nutrition facts for 100g is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance.

protein and nutrition facts in an orange per 100g

For the food Orange peel, raw the typical serving size is 1 tbsp (or 6 g) which contains 0.09 g of Protein. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 5.82 kcal, the Fat content is 0.01 g and the Carbohydrate content is 1.5 g. protein and nutritional content in an orange

The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food is measured as a gram weight value although it is also useful to give the calories from these 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 breakfast drink, ready-to-drink, with added nutrients where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional protein 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 protein in an orange.

Protein Levels

The list below gives the total protein content in the 26 items from the general description 'an orange' each of which show the protein amount as well as Calories, 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.

an orange protein per 100g

The recommended daily allowance for protein is 56g for an average male. This is the RDA used for all nutrition in the listed data. For a typical woman it is 46g. These values are based on 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight. It is also recommended that at least 10% of your calories should be from protein with an upper limit of 35% of your calories from protein.

The level of protein 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 protein from the 6 frozen items is in Orange juice, frozen concentrate, unsweetened, undiluted where the protein content is 2.39 g per 100g. The number of food items classified as canned is 4 items. The highest amount of protein from the 4 canned items is in Orange juice, canned, unsweetened where the level is 0.68 g per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 7 items. The highest amount of protein from the 7 raw items is in Orange peel, raw where the content is 1.5 g per 100g.

Average Content for an orange

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of protein contained in 100g of an orange, based on the list below of 26 different items under the general description of an orange, is 0.72 g of protein. This average value corresponds to 1.29 % 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 Fat is 0.13 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 21.91 g.

Median Amount

The median value of Protein is found in Orange juice, frozen concentrate, unsweetened, diluted with 3 volume water which in 100g contains 0.68 g of Protein. This corresponds to 1 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 45 kcal, the amount of Fat is 0.06 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 10.78 g.

Highest protein Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 26 different an orange nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of protein is found in Orange-flavor drink, breakfast type, low calorie, powder which contains 3.6 g of protein per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 6 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 217 kcal, the Fat content is 0 g, the Carbohydrate content is 85.9 g.

The lowest amount of protein is in Orange breakfast drink, ready-to-drink, with added nutrients which in 100g contains 0 g of protein. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 0 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 53 kcal, the amount of Fat is 0 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 13.2 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a protein range of 3.6 g per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 164 kcal for Calories, 0 g for Fat, 72.7 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of protein per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high protein foods in your diet. For example 100g of Orange peel, raw contains 1.5 g of protein. 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 protein nutritional content.

The food with the highest protein content per typical serving is Orange juice, frozen concentrate, unsweetened, undiluted which contains 6.79 g in 1 cup (or 284 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 12 %. For this serving the Calories content is 451.56 kcal, the Fat content is 0.6 g and the Carbohydrate content is 108.4 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

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


An orange List, protein Content per 100g

1. Orange-flavor drink, breakfast type, low calorie, powder - Protein
  Protein (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  3.6 g (6%)0 g (0%)85.9 g (66%)217 kcal (11%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 portion and amount of dry mix to make 8 fl oz prepared (or 2.5g):
   0.09 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 2.15 g (2%) 5.43 kcal (0%)
2. Orange juice, frozen concentrate, unsweetened, undiluted - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  2.39 g (4%)0.21 g (0%)38.17 g (29%)159 kcal (8%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 284g):
   6.79 g (12%) 0.6 g (1%) 108.4 g (83%) 451.56 kcal (23%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 35.5g):
  0.85 g (2%) 0.07 g (0%) 13.55 g (10%) 56.45 kcal (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (6 fl oz) (or 213g):
  5.09 g (9%) 0.45 g (1%) 81.3 g (63%) 338.67 kcal (17%)
3. Orange peel, raw - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  1.5 g (3%)0.2 g (0%)25 g (19%)97 kcal (5%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 6g):
   0.09 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%) 1.5 g (1%) 5.82 kcal (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tsp (or 2g):
  0.03 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 0.5 g (0%) 1.94 kcal (0%)
4. Oranges, raw, with peel - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  1.3 g (2%)0.3 g (0%)15.5 g (12%)63 kcal (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 170g):
   2.21 g (4%) 0.51 g (1%) 26.35 g (20%) 107.1 kcal (5%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fruit without seeds (or 159g):
  2.07 g (4%) 0.48 g (1%) 24.65 g (19%) 100.17 kcal (5%)
5. Oranges, raw, California, valencias - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  1.04 g (2%)0.3 g (0%)11.89 g (9%)49 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup sections and without membranes (or 180g):
   1.87 g (3%) 0.54 g (1%) 21.4 g (16%) 88.2 kcal (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fruit (2-5/8" dia) (or 121g):
  1.26 g (2%) 0.36 g (1%) 14.39 g (11%) 59.29 kcal (3%)
6. Oranges, raw, all commercial varieties - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0.94 g (2%)0.12 g (0%)11.75 g (9%)47 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and sections (or 180g):
   1.69 g (3%) 0.22 g (0%) 21.15 g (16%) 84.6 kcal (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 large (3-1/16" dia) (or 184g):
  1.73 g (3%) 0.22 g (0%) 21.62 g (17%) 86.48 kcal (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 small (2-3/8" dia) (or 96g):
  0.9 g (2%) 0.12 g (0%) 11.28 g (9%) 45.12 kcal (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fruit (2-5/8" dia) (or 131g):
  1.23 g (2%) 0.16 g (0%) 15.39 g (12%) 61.57 kcal (3%)
7. Oranges, raw, navels - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0.91 g (2%)0.15 g (0%)12.54 g (10%)49 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup sections and without membranes (or 165g):
   1.5 g (3%) 0.25 g (0%) 20.69 g (16%) 80.85 kcal (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fruit (2-7/8" dia) (or 140g):
  1.27 g (2%) 0.21 g (0%) 17.56 g (14%) 68.6 kcal (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 NLEA serving (or 154g):
  1.4 g (3%) 0.23 g (0%) 19.31 g (15%) 75.46 kcal (4%)
8. Orange juice, raw - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0.7 g (1%)0.2 g (0%)10.4 g (8%)45 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 248g):
   1.74 g (3%) 0.5 g (1%) 25.79 g (20%) 111.6 kcal (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31g):
  0.22 g (0%) 0.06 g (0%) 3.22 g (2%) 13.95 kcal (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fruit yields (or 86g):
  0.6 g (1%) 0.17 g (0%) 8.94 g (7%) 38.7 kcal (2%)
9. Oranges, raw, Florida - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0.7 g (1%)0.21 g (0%)11.54 g (9%)46 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup sections and without membranes (or 185g):
   1.3 g (2%) 0.39 g (1%) 21.35 g (16%) 85.1 kcal (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fruit (2-5/8" dia) (or 141g):
  0.99 g (2%) 0.3 g (0%) 16.27 g (13%) 64.86 kcal (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fruit (2-11/16" dia) (or 151g):
  1.06 g (2%) 0.32 g (0%) 17.43 g (13%) 69.46 kcal (3%)
10. Orange juice, canned, unsweetened - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0.68 g (1%)0.15 g (0%)11.01 g (8%)47 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 249g):
   1.69 g (3%) 0.37 g (1%) 27.41 g (21%) 117.03 kcal (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31.1g):
  0.21 g (0%) 0.05 g (0%) 3.42 g (3%) 14.62 kcal (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 drink box (8.45 fl oz) (or 263g):
  1.79 g (3%) 0.39 g (1%) 28.96 g (22%) 123.61 kcal (6%)
11. Orange juice, chilled, includes from concentrate, fortified with calcium and vitamin D - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0.68 g (1%)0.12 g (0%)11.27 g (9%)47 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 249g):
   1.69 g (3%) 0.3 g (0%) 28.06 g (22%) 117.03 kcal (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31.1g):
  0.21 g (0%) 0.04 g (0%) 3.5 g (3%) 14.62 kcal (1%)
12. Orange juice, chilled, includes from concentrate, fortified with calcium - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0.68 g (1%)0.12 g (0%)11.27 g (9%)47 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 249g):
   1.69 g (3%) 0.3 g (0%) 28.06 g (22%) 117.03 kcal (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31.1g):
  0.21 g (0%) 0.04 g (0%) 3.5 g (3%) 14.62 kcal (1%)
13. Orange juice, frozen concentrate, unsweetened, diluted with 3 volume water - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0.68 g (1%)0.06 g (0%)10.78 g (8%)45 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 249g):
   1.69 g (3%) 0.15 g (0%) 26.84 g (21%) 112.05 kcal (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31.1g):
  0.21 g (0%) 0.02 g (0%) 3.35 g (3%) 14 kcal (1%)
14. Orange juice, chilled, includes from concentrate - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0.68 g (1%)0.12 g (0%)11.54 g (9%)49 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 249g):
   1.69 g (3%) 0.3 g (0%) 28.73 g (22%) 122.01 kcal (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31.1g):
  0.21 g (0%) 0.04 g (0%) 3.59 g (3%) 15.24 kcal (1%)
15. Orange-grapefruit juice, canned, unsweetened - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0.6 g (1%)0.1 g (0%)10.28 g (8%)43 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 247g):
   1.48 g (3%) 0.25 g (0%) 25.39 g (20%) 106.21 kcal (5%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 30.9g):
  0.19 g (0%) 0.03 g (0%) 3.18 g (2%) 13.29 kcal (1%)
16. Orange Pineapple Juice Blend - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0.41 g (1%)0.08 g (0%)12.2 g (9%)51 kcal (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 8 fl oz (or 246g):
   1.01 g (2%) 0.2 g (0%) 30.01 g (23%) 125.46 kcal (6%)
17. Orange drink, breakfast type, with juice and pulp, frozen concentrate - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0.4 g (1%)0 g (0%)39 g (30%)153 kcal (8%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 fl oz (or 36.3g):
   0.15 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 14.16 g (11%) 55.54 kcal (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (12 fl oz) (or 436g):
  1.74 g (3%) 0 g (0%) 170.04 g (131%) 667.08 kcal (33%)
18. Orange and apricot juice drink, canned - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0.3 g (1%)0.1 g (0%)12.7 g (10%)51 kcal (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (8 fl oz) (or 250g):
   0.75 g (1%) 0.25 g (0%) 31.75 g (24%) 127.5 kcal (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31.2g):
  0.09 g (0%) 0.03 g (0%) 3.96 g (3%) 15.91 kcal (1%)
19. Orange juice drink - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0.2 g (0%)0 g (0%)13.41 g (10%)54 kcal (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 249g):
   0.5 g (1%) 0 g (0%) 33.39 g (26%) 134.46 kcal (7%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31.1g):
  0.06 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 4.17 g (3%) 16.79 kcal (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 drink box (8.45 fl oz) (or 263g):
  0.53 g (1%) 0 g (0%) 35.27 g (27%) 142.02 kcal (7%)
20. Orange drink, breakfast type, with juice and pulp, frozen concentrate, prepared with water - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0.12 g (0%)0 g (0%)11.32 g (9%)45 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving 8 fl oz (or 250g):
   0.3 g (1%) 0 g (0%) 28.3 g (22%) 112.5 kcal (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31.3g):
  0.04 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 3.54 g (3%) 14.09 kcal (1%)
21. Orange-flavor drink, breakfast type, with pulp, frozen concentrate - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0.1 g (0%)0.5 g (1%)42.9 g (33%)172 kcal (9%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 fl oz (or 35.3g):
   0.04 g (0%) 0.18 g (0%) 15.14 g (12%) 60.72 kcal (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (12 fl oz) (or 424g):
  0.42 g (1%) 2.12 g (3%) 181.9 g (140%) 729.28 kcal (36%)
22. Orange-flavor drink, breakfast type, with pulp, frozen concentrate, prepared with water - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0.03 g (0%)0.14 g (0%)12.21 g (9%)49 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving 8 fl oz (or 248g):
   0.07 g (0%) 0.35 g (1%) 30.28 g (23%) 121.52 kcal (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31g):
  0.01 g (0%) 0.04 g (0%) 3.79 g (3%) 15.19 kcal (1%)
23. Orange-flavor drink, breakfast type, powder, prepared with water - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0 g (0%)0 g (0%)12.65 g (10%)49 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving 6 fl oz (or 203g):
   0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 25.68 g (20%) 99.47 kcal (5%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 33.9g):
  0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 4.29 g (3%) 16.61 kcal (1%)
24. Orange-flavor drink, breakfast type, powder - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0 g (0%)0 g (0%)98.94 g (76%)386 kcal (19%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving 2 tbsp (or 26g):
   0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 25.72 g (20%) 100.36 kcal (5%)
25. Orange drink, canned, with added vitamin C - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0 g (0%)0.07 g (0%)12.34 g (9%)49 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (8 fl oz) (or 248g):
   0 g (0%) 0.17 g (0%) 30.6 g (24%) 121.52 kcal (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31g):
  0 g (0%) 0.02 g (0%) 3.83 g (3%) 15.19 kcal (1%)
26. Orange breakfast drink, ready-to-drink, with added nutrients - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  0 g (0%)0 g (0%)13.2 g (10%)53 kcal (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 fl oz (or 31.6g):
   0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 4.17 g (3%) 16.75 kcal (1%)






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