Canned tuna has 36 calories per ounce or 127 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from protein and fat.
79% of calories in canned tuna are from protein and 21% of calories are from fat.
About 21% the calories in Canned Tuna are from fat. Canned tuna has a moderate amount of total fat
, with 0.8 grams per ounce. Most of the fat in canned tuna are healthier unsaturated fats.
Canned tuna contains 11.9 mg of cholesterol and no trans-fat
There is no significant amounts of
trans fat in canned tuna.
- Total fat: 0.8 g
- Cholesterol: 11.9 mg
- Saturated fat: 0.2 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 0.2 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3 g
Canned tuna is a great source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, containing a total of 0.27 grams for every ounce. It contains significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid, DHA and EPA.
- alpha linoleic acid: 0.02 g
- DHA: 0.18 g
- EPA: 0.07 g
Canned tuna also contains a small amount of omega-6 fatty acids, mostly in the form of linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
- linoleic acid: 0.02 g
- other omega 6: 0.01 g
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in canned tuna is 0.1: 1.
Some other seafoods with similar calories to canned tuna by weight: