Welcome to the zinc content in 26 different types of an orange, ranging from 0.25 to 0 mg per 100g. The basic value from the general description of an orange is Orange peel, raw which in 100g contains 0.25 mg of zinc. As a source of zinc, this corresponds to 2 % 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 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).

For the food Orange peel, raw the typical serving size is 1 tbsp (or 6 g) which contains 0.02 mg of Zinc. 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 list of 26 types of an orange, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Orange peel, raw through to Orange-flavor drink, breakfast type, low calorie, powder where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional zinc 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 zinc in an orange.

Zinc Levels

The level of zinc 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 zinc from the 6 frozen items is in Orange juice, frozen concentrate, unsweetened, undiluted where the zinc content is 0.18 mg per 100g. The number of food items classified as canned is 4 items. The highest amount of zinc from the 4 canned items is in Orange-grapefruit juice, canned, unsweetened where the level is 0.07 mg per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 7 items. The highest amount of zinc from the 7 raw items is in Orange peel, raw where the content is 0.25 mg per 100g.

The list below gives the total zinc content in the 26 items from the general description 'an orange' each of which show the zinc 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.

an orange zinc per 100g

Average Content for an orange

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of zinc contained in 100g of an orange, based on the list below of 26 different items under the general description of an orange, is 0.07 mg of zinc. This average value corresponds to 0.47 % 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 21.91 g.

Median Amount

The median value of Zinc is found in Orange-flavor drink, breakfast type, with pulp, frozen concentrate which in 100g contains 0.06 mg of Zinc. For this serving the amount of Calories is 172 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.1 g, the amount of Fat is 0.5 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 42.9 g.

Highest zinc Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 26 different an orange nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of zinc is found in Orange peel, raw which contains 0.25 mg of zinc per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 2 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 97 kcal, the Protein content is 1.5 g, the Fat content is 0.2 g, the Carbohydrate content is 25 g.

The lowest amount of zinc is in Orange-flavor drink, breakfast type, low calorie, powder which in 100g contains 0 mg of zinc. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 0 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 217 kcal, the amount of Protein is 3.6 g, the amount of Fat is 0 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 85.9 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a zinc range of 0.25 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 120 kcal for Calories, 2.1 g for Protein, 0.2 g for Fat, 60.9 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of zinc per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high zinc foods in your diet. For example 100g of Orange peel, raw contains 0.25 mg of zinc. 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 zinc nutritional content.

The food with the highest zinc content per typical serving is Orange juice, frozen concentrate, unsweetened, undiluted which contains 0.51 mg in 1 cup (or 284 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 3 %. For this serving the Calories content is 451.56 kcal, the Protein content is 6.79 g, 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 zinc 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 high content of zinc in foods.


An orange List, zinc Content per 100g

1. Orange peel, raw - Zinc
  Zinc (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Protein (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  0.25 mg (2%)97 kcal (5%)25 g (19%)0.2 g (0%)1.5 g (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 6g):
   0.02 mg (0%) 5.82 kcal (0%) 1.5 g (1%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.09 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tsp (or 2g):
  0.01 mg (0%) 1.94 kcal (0%) 0.5 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 0.03 g (0%)
2. Orange juice, frozen concentrate, unsweetened, undiluted - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.18 mg (1%)159 kcal (8%)38.17 g (29%)0.21 g (0%)2.39 g (5%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 284g):
   0.51 mg (3%) 451.56 kcal (23%) 108.4 g (83%) 0.6 g (1%) 6.79 g (14%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 35.5g):
  0.06 mg (0%) 56.45 kcal (3%) 13.55 g (10%) 0.07 g (0%) 0.85 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (6 fl oz) (or 213g):
  0.38 mg (3%) 338.67 kcal (17%) 81.3 g (63%) 0.45 g (1%) 5.09 g (10%)
3. Orange drink, breakfast type, with juice and pulp, frozen concentrate - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.12 mg (1%)153 kcal (8%)39 g (30%)0 g (0%)0.4 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 fl oz (or 36.3g):
   0.04 mg (0%) 55.54 kcal (3%) 14.16 g (11%) 0 g (0%) 0.15 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (12 fl oz) (or 436g):
  0.52 mg (3%) 667.08 kcal (33%) 170.04 g (131%) 0 g (0%) 1.74 g (3%)
4. Oranges, raw, with peel - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.11 mg (1%)63 kcal (3%)15.5 g (12%)0.3 g (0%)1.3 g (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 170g):
   0.19 mg (1%) 107.1 kcal (5%) 26.35 g (20%) 0.51 g (1%) 2.21 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fruit without seeds (or 159g):
  0.17 mg (1%) 100.17 kcal (5%) 24.65 g (19%) 0.48 g (1%) 2.07 g (4%)
5. Oranges, raw, navels - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.08 mg (1%)49 kcal (2%)12.54 g (10%)0.15 g (0%)0.91 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup sections and without membranes (or 165g):
   0.13 mg (1%) 80.85 kcal (4%) 20.69 g (16%) 0.25 g (0%) 1.5 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fruit (2-7/8" dia) (or 140g):
  0.11 mg (1%) 68.6 kcal (3%) 17.56 g (14%) 0.21 g (0%) 1.27 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 NLEA serving (or 154g):
  0.12 mg (1%) 75.46 kcal (4%) 19.31 g (15%) 0.23 g (0%) 1.4 g (3%)
6. Oranges, raw, Florida - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.08 mg (1%)46 kcal (2%)11.54 g (9%)0.21 g (0%)0.7 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup sections and without membranes (or 185g):
   0.15 mg (1%) 85.1 kcal (4%) 21.35 g (16%) 0.39 g (1%) 1.3 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fruit (2-5/8" dia) (or 141g):
  0.11 mg (1%) 64.86 kcal (3%) 16.27 g (13%) 0.3 g (0%) 0.99 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fruit (2-11/16" dia) (or 151g):
  0.12 mg (1%) 69.46 kcal (3%) 17.43 g (13%) 0.32 g (0%) 1.06 g (2%)
7. Oranges, raw, all commercial varieties - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.07 mg (0%)47 kcal (2%)11.75 g (9%)0.12 g (0%)0.94 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and sections (or 180g):
   0.13 mg (1%) 84.6 kcal (4%) 21.15 g (16%) 0.22 g (0%) 1.69 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 large (3-1/16" dia) (or 184g):
  0.13 mg (1%) 86.48 kcal (4%) 21.62 g (17%) 0.22 g (0%) 1.73 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 small (2-3/8" dia) (or 96g):
  0.07 mg (0%) 45.12 kcal (2%) 11.28 g (9%) 0.12 g (0%) 0.9 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fruit (2-5/8" dia) (or 131g):
  0.09 mg (1%) 61.57 kcal (3%) 15.39 g (12%) 0.16 g (0%) 1.23 g (2%)
8. Orange-grapefruit juice, canned, unsweetened - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.07 mg (0%)43 kcal (2%)10.28 g (8%)0.1 g (0%)0.6 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 247g):
   0.17 mg (1%) 106.21 kcal (5%) 25.39 g (20%) 0.25 g (0%) 1.48 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 30.9g):
  0.02 mg (0%) 13.29 kcal (1%) 3.18 g (2%) 0.03 g (0%) 0.19 g (0%)
9. Orange juice, chilled, includes from concentrate, fortified with calcium - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.07 mg (0%)47 kcal (2%)11.27 g (9%)0.12 g (0%)0.68 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 249g):
   0.17 mg (1%) 117.03 kcal (6%) 28.06 g (22%) 0.3 g (0%) 1.69 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31.1g):
  0.02 mg (0%) 14.62 kcal (1%) 3.5 g (3%) 0.04 g (0%) 0.21 g (0%)
10. Orange juice, chilled, includes from concentrate, fortified with calcium and vitamin D - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.07 mg (0%)47 kcal (2%)11.27 g (9%)0.12 g (0%)0.68 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 249g):
   0.17 mg (1%) 117.03 kcal (6%) 28.06 g (22%) 0.3 g (0%) 1.69 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31.1g):
  0.02 mg (0%) 14.62 kcal (1%) 3.5 g (3%) 0.04 g (0%) 0.21 g (0%)
11. Orange juice, chilled, includes from concentrate - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.07 mg (0%)49 kcal (2%)11.54 g (9%)0.12 g (0%)0.68 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 249g):
   0.17 mg (1%) 122.01 kcal (6%) 28.73 g (22%) 0.3 g (0%) 1.69 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31.1g):
  0.02 mg (0%) 15.24 kcal (1%) 3.59 g (3%) 0.04 g (0%) 0.21 g (0%)
12. Oranges, raw, California, valencias - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.06 mg (0%)49 kcal (2%)11.89 g (9%)0.3 g (0%)1.04 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup sections and without membranes (or 180g):
   0.11 mg (1%) 88.2 kcal (4%) 21.4 g (16%) 0.54 g (1%) 1.87 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fruit (2-5/8" dia) (or 121g):
  0.07 mg (0%) 59.29 kcal (3%) 14.39 g (11%) 0.36 g (1%) 1.26 g (3%)
13. Orange-flavor drink, breakfast type, with pulp, frozen concentrate - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.06 mg (0%)172 kcal (9%)42.9 g (33%)0.5 g (1%)0.1 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 fl oz (or 35.3g):
   0.02 mg (0%) 60.72 kcal (3%) 15.14 g (12%) 0.18 g (0%) 0.04 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (12 fl oz) (or 424g):
  0.25 mg (2%) 729.28 kcal (36%) 181.9 g (140%) 2.12 g (3%) 0.42 g (1%)
14. Orange Pineapple Juice Blend - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.06 mg (0%)51 kcal (3%)12.2 g (9%)0.08 g (0%)0.41 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 8 fl oz (or 246g):
   0.15 mg (1%) 125.46 kcal (6%) 30.01 g (23%) 0.2 g (0%) 1.01 g (2%)
15. Orange juice, raw - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.05 mg (0%)45 kcal (2%)10.4 g (8%)0.2 g (0%)0.7 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 248g):
   0.12 mg (1%) 111.6 kcal (6%) 25.79 g (20%) 0.5 g (1%) 1.74 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31g):
  0.02 mg (0%) 13.95 kcal (1%) 3.22 g (2%) 0.06 g (0%) 0.22 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fruit yields (or 86g):
  0.04 mg (0%) 38.7 kcal (2%) 8.94 g (7%) 0.17 g (0%) 0.6 g (1%)
16. Orange juice, frozen concentrate, unsweetened, diluted with 3 volume water - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.05 mg (0%)45 kcal (2%)10.78 g (8%)0.06 g (0%)0.68 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 249g):
   0.12 mg (1%) 112.05 kcal (6%) 26.84 g (21%) 0.15 g (0%) 1.69 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31.1g):
  0.02 mg (0%) 14 kcal (1%) 3.35 g (3%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.21 g (0%)
17. Orange breakfast drink, ready-to-drink, with added nutrients - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.05 mg (0%)53 kcal (3%)13.2 g (10%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 fl oz (or 31.6g):
   0.02 mg (0%) 16.75 kcal (1%) 4.17 g (3%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (8 fl oz) (or 253g):
  0.13 mg (1%) 134.09 kcal (7%) 33.4 g (26%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%)
18. Orange juice, canned, unsweetened - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.04 mg (0%)47 kcal (2%)11.01 g (8%)0.15 g (0%)0.68 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 249g):
   0.1 mg (1%) 117.03 kcal (6%) 27.41 g (21%) 0.37 g (1%) 1.69 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31.1g):
  0.01 mg (0%) 14.62 kcal (1%) 3.42 g (3%) 0.05 g (0%) 0.21 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 drink box (8.45 fl oz) (or 263g):
  0.11 mg (1%) 123.61 kcal (6%) 28.96 g (22%) 0.39 g (1%) 1.79 g (4%)
19. Orange and apricot juice drink, canned - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.04 mg (0%)51 kcal (3%)12.7 g (10%)0.1 g (0%)0.3 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (8 fl oz) (or 250g):
   0.1 mg (1%) 127.5 kcal (6%) 31.75 g (24%) 0.25 g (0%) 0.75 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31.2g):
  0.01 mg (0%) 15.91 kcal (1%) 3.96 g (3%) 0.03 g (0%) 0.09 g (0%)
20. Orange drink, breakfast type, with juice and pulp, frozen concentrate, prepared with water - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.04 mg (0%)45 kcal (2%)11.32 g (9%)0 g (0%)0.12 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving 8 fl oz (or 250g):
   0.1 mg (1%) 112.5 kcal (6%) 28.3 g (22%) 0 g (0%) 0.3 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31.3g):
  0.01 mg (0%) 14.09 kcal (1%) 3.54 g (3%) 0 g (0%) 0.04 g (0%)
21. Orange-flavor drink, breakfast type, with pulp, frozen concentrate, prepared with water - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.02 mg (0%)49 kcal (2%)12.21 g (9%)0.14 g (0%)0.03 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving 8 fl oz (or 248g):
   0.05 mg (0%) 121.52 kcal (6%) 30.28 g (23%) 0.35 g (1%) 0.07 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31g):
  0.01 mg (0%) 15.19 kcal (1%) 3.79 g (3%) 0.04 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%)
22. Orange juice drink - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.02 mg (0%)54 kcal (3%)13.41 g (10%)0 g (0%)0.2 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 249g):
   0.05 mg (0%) 134.46 kcal (7%) 33.39 g (26%) 0 g (0%) 0.5 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31.1g):
  0.01 mg (0%) 16.79 kcal (1%) 4.17 g (3%) 0 g (0%) 0.06 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 drink box (8.45 fl oz) (or 263g):
  0.05 mg (0%) 142.02 kcal (7%) 35.27 g (27%) 0 g (0%) 0.53 g (1%)
23. Orange drink, canned, with added vitamin C - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.02 mg (0%)49 kcal (2%)12.34 g (9%)0.07 g (0%)0 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (8 fl oz) (or 248g):
   0.05 mg (0%) 121.52 kcal (6%) 30.6 g (24%) 0.17 g (0%) 0 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31g):
  0.01 mg (0%) 15.19 kcal (1%) 3.83 g (3%) 0.02 g (0%) 0 g (0%)
24. Orange-flavor drink, breakfast type, powder, prepared with water - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.01 mg (0%)49 kcal (2%)12.65 g (10%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving 6 fl oz (or 203g):
   0.02 mg (0%) 99.47 kcal (5%) 25.68 g (20%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 33.9g):
  0 mg (0%) 16.61 kcal (1%) 4.29 g (3%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%)
25. Orange-flavor drink, breakfast type, powder - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.01 mg (0%)386 kcal (19%)98.94 g (76%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving 2 tbsp (or 26g):
   0 mg (0%) 100.36 kcal (5%) 25.72 g (20%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%)