Ham has 1193 calories per pound or 263 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and protein.
72% of calories in ham are from fat, 25% of calories are from protein and 3% of calories are from carbohydrates.
The majority, or 72% of the calories in Ham are from fat. Ham is high in total fat
, with 93.8 grams or 147% of recommended daily values per pound. Most of the fat in ham are healthier unsaturated fats but it also contains a high amount of saturated fat
, about 180% of recommended daily values.
Ham contains 317.5 mg of cholesterol and no trans-fat
There is no significant amounts of
trans fat in ham.
- Total fat: 93.8 g
- Cholesterol: 317.5 mg
- Saturated fat: 32.6 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 43.5 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 11.2 g
Ham is a source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, containing a total of 1.41 grams for every pound. It contains significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid.
- alpha linoleic acid: 1.41 g
Also a good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every pound of ham contains a total of 9.8 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in ham comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in ham is 7: 1.
Some other proteins with similar calories to ham by weight: