As a source of protein, this corresponds to 22 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 69 kcal (3% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.49 g (1% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 3.18 g (2% RDA).
The protein amounts and nutrition facts for 100g is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance.
For the food Mollusks, scallop, mixed species, raw the typical serving size is 1 unit 2 large or 5 small (or 30 g) which contains 3.62 g of Protein. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 6 %. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 20.7 kcal, the Fat content is 0.15 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0.95 g.
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 15.5 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 1.4 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 3.9 (kcal).
This list of 4 types of scallops, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Mollusks, scallop, (bay and sea), cooked, steamed through to Mollusks, scallop, mixed species, raw 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 scallops.
The list below gives the total protein content in the 4 items from the general description 'scallops' each of which show the protein amount as well as Calories, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 4 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 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 food items which are raw is 1 item. The highest amount of protein from the 1 raw items is in Mollusks, scallop, mixed species, raw where the content is 12.06 g per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 2 items. The highest amount of protein from the 2 cooked items is in Mollusks, scallop, (bay and sea), cooked, steamed where the amount is 20.54 g per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked scallops shows that cooking can change the levels of protein by 8.48 g in a 100g serving.
Average Content for scallopsThe average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of protein contained in 100g of scallops, based on the list below of 4 different items under the general description of scallops, is 15.86 g of protein. This average value corresponds to 28.32 % 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 123.75 kcal, the average amount of Fat is 3.17 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 7.34 g.
Median AmountThe median value of Protein is found in Mollusks, scallop, mixed species, cooked, breaded and fried which in 100g contains 18.07 g of Protein. This corresponds to 32 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 216 kcal, the amount of Fat is 10.94 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 10.13 g.
Highest protein Content per 100g
Using the list below for the 4 different scallops nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of protein is found in Mollusks, scallop, (bay and sea), cooked, steamed which contains 20.54 g of protein per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 37 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 111 kcal, the Fat content is 0.84 g, the Carbohydrate content is 5.41 g.
The lowest amount of protein is in Mollusks, scallop, mixed species, raw which in 100g contains 12.06 g of protein. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 22 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 69 kcal, the amount of Fat is 0.49 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 3.18 g.
The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a protein range of 8.48 g per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 42 kcal for Calories, 0.35 g for Fat, 2.23 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 Mollusks, scallop, mixed species, raw contains 12.06 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 Mollusks, scallop, (bay and sea), cooked, steamed which contains 17.46 g in 3 oz (or 85 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 31 %. For this serving the Calories content is 94.35 kcal, the Fat content is 0.71 g and the Carbohydrate content is 4.6 g.
Nutritional Information SummaryFrom 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 protein in foods.