Tempeh has 319 calories per cup or 192 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat, protein and carbohydrates.
47% of calories in tempeh are from fat, 39% of calories are from protein and 15% of calories are from carbohydrates.
A substantial amount, or 47% of the calories in Tempeh are from fat. Tempeh has a moderate amount of total fat
, with 17.9 grams or 28% of recommended daily values per cup. Most of the fat in tempeh are healthier unsaturated fats.
Tempeh is cholesterol free and trans-fat free
There is no significant amounts of
trans fat in tempeh.
- Total fat: 17.9 g
- Saturated fat: 4.2 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 5.3 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 7.1 g
Tempeh is a source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, containing a total of 0.41 grams for every cup. It contains significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid.
- alpha linoleic acid: 0.41 g
Also a good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every cup of tempeh contains a total of 6.7 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in tempeh comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in tempeh is 16.4: 1.
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