Welcome to the zinc content in 33 different types of salmon, ranging from 1.14 to 0 mg per 100g. The basic value from the general description of salmon is Fish oil, salmon which in 100g contains 0 mg of zinc. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 902 kcal (45% RDA), the amount of Protein is 0 g, the amount of Fat is 100 g (154% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g.

For the food Fish oil, salmon the typical serving size is 1 cup (or 218 g) which contains 0 mg of Zinc. For this serving the Calories content is 1966.36 kcal, the Protein content is 0 g, the Fat content is 218 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0 g.

This list of 33 types of salmon, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Salmon, red (sockeye), filets with skin, smoked (Alaska Native) through to Fish oil, salmon 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 salmon.

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 1. The highest amount of zinc from the 1 frozen items is in USDA Commodity, salmon nuggets, breaded, frozen, heated where the zinc content is 0.52 mg per 100g. The number of food items classified as canned is 10 items. The highest amount of zinc from the 10 canned items is in Fish, salmon, sockeye, canned, without salt, drained solids with bone where the level is 1.02 mg per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 8 items. The highest amount of zinc from the 8 raw items is in Fish, salmon, Atlantic, wild, raw where the content is 0.64 mg per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 10 items. The highest amount of zinc from the 10 cooked items is in Fish, salmon, Atlantic, wild, cooked, dry heat where the amount is 0.82 mg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked salmon shows that cooking can change the levels of zinc by 0.18 mg in a 100g serving.

The list below gives the total zinc content in the 33 items from the general description 'salmon' each of which show the zinc amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 33 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.

salmon zinc per 100g

Average Content for salmon

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of zinc contained in 100g of salmon, based on the list below of 33 different items under the general description of salmon, is 0.59 mg of zinc. This average value corresponds to 3.93 % 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 186.58 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 22.18 g, the average amount of Fat is 9.98 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 0.78 g.

Median Amount

The median value of Zinc is found in Fish, salmon, pink, cooked, dry heat which in 100g contains 0.46 mg of Zinc. This corresponds to 3 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 153 kcal, the amount of Protein is 24.58 g, the amount of Fat is 5.28 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g.

Highest zinc Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 33 different salmon nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of zinc is found in Salmon, red (sockeye), filets with skin, smoked (Alaska Native) which contains 1.14 mg of zinc per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 8 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 345 kcal, the Protein content is 60.62 g, the Fat content is 11.43 g, the Carbohydrate content is 0 g.

The lowest amount of zinc is in Fish oil, salmon 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 902 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0 g, the amount of Fat is 100 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a zinc range of 1.14 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 557 kcal for Calories, 60.62 g for Protein, 88.57 g for Fat, 0 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 Fish oil, salmon contains 0 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 Fish, salmon, pink, canned, without salt, solids with bone and liquid which contains 4.18 mg in 1 can (or 454 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 28 %. For this serving the Calories content is 631.06 kcal, the Protein content is 89.8 g, the Fat content is 27.47 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0 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 zinc content in foods.


Salmon List, zinc Content per 100g

1. Salmon, red (sockeye), filets with skin, smoked (Alaska Native) - Zinc
  Zinc (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Protein (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  1.14 mg (8%)345 kcal (17%)0 g (0%)11.43 g (18%)60.62 g (121%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 filet (or 108g):
   1.23 mg (8%) 372.6 kcal (19%) 0 g (0%) 12.34 g (19%) 65.47 g (131%)
  Other serving sizes 1 strip (or 136g):
  1.55 mg (10%) 469.2 kcal (23%) 0 g (0%) 15.54 g (24%) 82.44 g (165%)
2. Fish, salmon, sockeye, canned, without salt, drained solids with bone - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  1.02 mg (7%)153 kcal (8%)0 g (0%)7.31 g (11%)20.47 g (41%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 can (or 369g):
   3.76 mg (25%) 564.57 kcal (28%) 0 g (0%) 26.97 g (41%) 75.53 g (151%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.87 mg (6%) 130.05 kcal (7%) 0 g (0%) 6.21 g (10%) 17.4 g (35%)
3. Fish, salmon, chum, canned, drained solids with bone - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  1 mg (7%)141 kcal (7%)0 g (0%)5.5 g (8%)21.43 g (43%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 can (or 369g):
   3.69 mg (25%) 520.29 kcal (26%) 0 g (0%) 20.3 g (31%) 79.08 g (158%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.85 mg (6%) 119.85 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 4.68 g (7%) 18.22 g (36%)
4. Fish, salmon, chum, canned, without salt, drained solids with bone - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  1 mg (7%)141 kcal (7%)0 g (0%)5.5 g (8%)21.43 g (43%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 can (or 369g):
   3.69 mg (25%) 520.29 kcal (26%) 0 g (0%) 20.3 g (31%) 79.08 g (158%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.85 mg (6%) 119.85 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 4.68 g (7%) 18.22 g (36%)
5. Fish, salmon, pink, canned, drained solids - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.96 mg (6%)138 kcal (7%)0 g (0%)5.02 g (8%)23.1 g (46%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 can drained solids (total) (or 315g):
   3.02 mg (20%) 434.7 kcal (22%) 0 g (0%) 15.81 g (24%) 72.77 g (146%)
6. Fish, salmon, pink, canned, without salt, solids with bone and liquid - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.92 mg (6%)139 kcal (7%)0 g (0%)6.05 g (9%)19.78 g (40%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 can (or 454g):
   4.18 mg (28%) 631.06 kcal (32%) 0 g (0%) 27.47 g (42%) 89.8 g (180%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.78 mg (5%) 118.15 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 5.14 g (8%) 16.81 g (34%)
7. Fish, salmon, sockeye, canned, drained solids - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.84 mg (6%)167 kcal (8%)0 g (0%)7.39 g (11%)23.59 g (47%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 can (or 337g):
   2.83 mg (19%) 562.79 kcal (28%) 0 g (0%) 24.9 g (38%) 79.5 g (159%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.71 mg (5%) 141.95 kcal (7%) 0 g (0%) 6.28 g (10%) 20.05 g (40%)
8. Fish, salmon, Atlantic, wild, cooked, dry heat - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.82 mg (5%)182 kcal (9%)0 g (0%)8.13 g (13%)25.44 g (51%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 fillet (or 154g):
   1.26 mg (8%) 280.28 kcal (14%) 0 g (0%) 12.52 g (19%) 39.18 g (78%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.7 mg (5%) 154.7 kcal (8%) 0 g (0%) 6.91 g (11%) 21.62 g (43%)
9. Fish, salmon, pink, canned, total can contents - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.76 mg (5%)129 kcal (6%)0 g (0%)4.97 g (8%)19.68 g (39%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 can (or 411g):
   3.12 mg (21%) 530.19 kcal (27%) 0 g (0%) 20.43 g (31%) 80.88 g (162%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.65 mg (4%) 109.65 kcal (5%) 0 g (0%) 4.22 g (6%) 16.73 g (33%)
10. Salmon, sockeye, canned, total can contents - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.67 mg (4%)153 kcal (8%)0 g (0%)7.17 g (11%)20.63 g (41%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 can total can contents (or 417g):
   2.79 mg (19%) 638.01 kcal (32%) 0 g (0%) 29.9 g (46%) 86.03 g (172%)
11. Fish, Salmon, pink, canned, drained solids, without skin and bones - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.65 mg (4%)136 kcal (7%)0 g (0%)4.21 g (6%)24.62 g (49%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 can drained solids and bone and skin removed (or 242g):
   1.57 mg (10%) 329.12 kcal (16%) 0 g (0%) 10.19 g (16%) 59.58 g (119%)
12. Fish, salmon, Atlantic, wild, raw - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.64 mg (4%)142 kcal (7%)0 g (0%)6.34 g (10%)19.84 g (40%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 fillet (or 198g):
   1.27 mg (8%) 281.16 kcal (14%) 0 g (0%) 12.55 g (19%) 39.28 g (79%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.54 mg (4%) 120.7 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 5.39 g (8%) 16.86 g (34%)
13. Fish, salmon, chum, cooked, dry heat - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.6 mg (4%)154 kcal (8%)0 g (0%)4.83 g (7%)25.82 g (52%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 fillet (or 154g):
   0.92 mg (6%) 237.16 kcal (12%) 0 g (0%) 7.44 g (11%) 39.76 g (80%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.51 mg (3%) 130.9 kcal (7%) 0 g (0%) 4.11 g (6%) 21.95 g (44%)
14. Salmon, sockeye, canned, drained solids, without skin and bones - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.58 mg (4%)158 kcal (8%)0 g (0%)5.87 g (9%)26.33 g (53%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 can drained solids and bone and skin removed (or 247g):
   1.43 mg (10%) 390.26 kcal (20%) 0 g (0%) 14.5 g (22%) 65.04 g (130%)
15. Fish, salmon, chinook, cooked, dry heat - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.56 mg (4%)231 kcal (12%)0 g (0%)13.38 g (21%)25.72 g (51%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 fillet (or 154g):
   0.86 mg (6%) 355.74 kcal (18%) 0 g (0%) 20.61 g (32%) 39.61 g (79%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.48 mg (3%) 196.35 kcal (10%) 0 g (0%) 11.37 g (17%) 21.86 g (44%)
16. Fish, salmon, coho, wild, cooked, dry heat - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.56 mg (4%)139 kcal (7%)0 g (0%)4.3 g (7%)23.45 g (47%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 fillet (or 178g):
   1 mg (7%) 247.42 kcal (12%) 0 g (0%) 7.65 g (12%) 41.74 g (83%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.48 mg (3%) 118.15 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 3.66 g (6%) 19.93 g (40%)
17. Fish, salmon, coho, wild, cooked, moist heat - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.52 mg (3%)184 kcal (9%)0 g (0%)7.5 g (12%)27.36 g (55%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 fillet (or 155g):
   0.81 mg (5%) 285.2 kcal (14%) 0 g (0%) 11.63 g (18%) 42.41 g (85%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.44 mg (3%) 156.4 kcal (8%) 0 g (0%) 6.38 g (10%) 23.26 g (47%)
18. USDA Commodity, salmon nuggets, breaded, frozen, heated - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.52 mg (3%)212 kcal (11%)13.96 g (11%)11.72 g (18%)12.69 g (25%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   0.15 mg (1%) 60.1 kcal (3%) 3.96 g (3%) 3.32 g (5%) 3.6 g (7%)
19. Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.5 mg (3%)169 kcal (8%)0 g (0%)6.69 g (10%)25.4 g (51%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 fillet (or 155g):
   0.78 mg (5%) 261.95 kcal (13%) 0 g (0%) 10.37 g (16%) 39.37 g (79%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.43 mg (3%) 143.65 kcal (7%) 0 g (0%) 5.69 g (9%) 21.59 g (43%)
20. Fish, salmon, coho, farmed, cooked, dry heat - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.47 mg (3%)178 kcal (9%)0 g (0%)8.23 g (13%)24.3 g (49%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 fillet (or 143g):
   0.67 mg (4%) 254.54 kcal (13%) 0 g (0%) 11.77 g (18%) 34.75 g (70%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.4 mg (3%) 151.3 kcal (8%) 0 g (0%) 7 g (11%) 20.66 g (41%)
21. Fish, salmon, chum, raw - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.47 mg (3%)120 kcal (6%)0 g (0%)3.77 g (6%)20.14 g (40%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 fillet (or 198g):
   0.93 mg (6%) 237.6 kcal (12%) 0 g (0%) 7.46 g (11%) 39.88 g (80%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.4 mg (3%) 102 kcal (5%) 0 g (0%) 3.2 g (5%) 17.12 g (34%)
22. USDA Commodity, salmon nuggets, cooked as purchased, unheated - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.46 mg (3%)189 kcal (9%)11.85 g (9%)10.43 g (16%)11.97 g (24%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   0.13 mg (1%) 53.58 kcal (3%) 3.36 g (3%) 2.96 g (5%) 3.39 g (7%)
23. Fish, salmon, pink, cooked, dry heat - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.46 mg (3%)153 kcal (8%)0 g (0%)5.28 g (8%)24.58 g (49%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 fillet (or 124g):
   0.57 mg (4%) 189.72 kcal (9%) 0 g (0%) 6.55 g (10%) 30.48 g (61%)
24. Fish, salmon, chinook, raw - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.44 mg (3%)179 kcal (9%)0 g (0%)10.43 g (16%)19.93 g (40%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 fillet (or 198g):
   0.87 mg (6%) 354.42 kcal (18%) 0 g (0%) 20.65 g (32%) 39.46 g (79%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.37 mg (2%) 152.15 kcal (8%) 0 g (0%) 8.87 g (14%) 16.94 g (34%)
25. Fish, salmon, Atlantic, farmed, cooked, dry heat - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.43 mg (3%)206 kcal (10%)0 g (0%)12.35 g (19%)22.1 g (44%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 fillet (or 178g):
   0.77 mg (5%) 366.68 kcal (18%) 0 g (0%) 21.98 g (34%) 39.34 g (79%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.37 mg (2%) 175.1 kcal (9%) 0 g (0%) 10.5 g (16%) 18.79 g (38%)
26. Fish, salmon, coho, farmed, raw - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.43 mg (3%)160 kcal (8%)0 g (0%)7.67 g (12%)21.27 g (43%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 fillet (or 159g):
   0.68 mg (5%) 254.4 kcal (13%) 0 g (0%) 12.2 g (19%) 33.82 g (68%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.37 mg (2%) 136 kcal (7%) 0 g (0%) 6.52 g (10%) 18.08 g (36%)
27. Fish, salmon, sockeye, raw - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.42 mg (3%)142 kcal (7%)0 g (0%)5.61 g (9%)21.31 g (43%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz and boneless (or 28.35g):
   0.12 mg (1%) 40.26 kcal (2%) 0 g (0%) 1.59 g (2%) 6.04 g (12%)
  Other serving sizes .5 fillet (or 198g):
  0.83 mg (6%) 281.16 kcal (14%) 0 g (0%) 11.11 g (17%) 42.19 g (84%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.36 mg (2%) 120.7 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 4.77 g (7%) 18.11 g (36%)
28. Fish, salmon, coho, wild, raw - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.41 mg (3%)146 kcal (7%)0 g (0%)5.93 g (9%)21.62 g (43%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 fillet (or 198g):
   0.81 mg (5%) 289.08 kcal (14%) 0 g (0%) 11.74 g (18%) 42.81 g (86%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.35 mg (2%) 124.1 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 5.04 g (8%) 18.38 g (37%)
29. Fish, salmon, pink, raw - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.39 mg (3%)127 kcal (6%)0 g (0%)4.4 g (7%)20.5 g (41%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 fillet (or 159g):
   0.62 mg (4%) 201.93 kcal (10%) 0 g (0%) 7 g (11%) 32.6 g (65%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.33 mg (2%) 107.95 kcal (5%) 0 g (0%) 3.74 g (6%) 17.43 g (35%)
30. Fish, salmon, Atlantic, farmed, raw - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.36 mg (2%)208 kcal (10%)0 g (0%)13.42 g (21%)20.42 g (41%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 fillet (or 198g):
   0.71 mg (5%) 411.84 kcal (21%) 0 g (0%) 26.57 g (41%) 40.43 g (81%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.31 mg (2%) 176.8 kcal (9%) 0 g (0%) 11.41 g (18%) 17.36 g (35%)
31. Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked, (lox), regular - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.31 mg (2%)117 kcal (6%)0 g (0%)4.32 g (7%)18.28 g (37%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   0.09 mg (1%) 33.17 kcal (2%) 0 g (0%) 1.22 g (2%) 5.18 g (10%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.26 mg (2%) 99.45 kcal (5%) 0 g (0%) 3.67 g (6%) 15.54 g (31%)
32. Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0.31 mg (2%)117 kcal (6%)0 g (0%)4.32 g (7%)18.28 g (37%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cooked (or 136g):
   0.42 mg (3%) 159.12 kcal (8%) 0 g (0%) 5.88 g (9%) 24.86 g (50%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz and boneless (or 28.35g):
  0.09 mg (1%) 33.17 kcal (2%) 0 g (0%) 1.22 g (2%) 5.18 g (10%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch and boneless (or 17g):
  0.05 mg (0%) 19.89 kcal (1%) 0 g (0%) 0.73 g (1%) 3.11 g (6%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.26 mg (2%) 99.45 kcal (5%) 0 g (0%) 3.67 g (6%) 15.54 g (31%)
33. Fish oil, salmon - Zinc
  Zinc Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  0 mg (0%)902 kcal (45%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)0 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 218g):
   0 mg (0%) 1966.36 kcal (98%) 0 g (0%) 218 g (335%) 0 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tbsp (or 13.6g):
  0 mg (0%) 122.67 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 13.6 g (21%) 0 g (0%)