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In-depth nutrient profile:

Scallops, steamed
(Note: "--" indicates data unavailable)
4.00 oz
(113.40 g)
GI: low
Protein23.29 g47
Carbohydrates6.13 g3
Fat - total0.95 g1
Dietary Fiber0.00 g0
Starch0.00 g
Total Sugars0.00 g
Monosaccharides0.00 g
Fructose0.00 g
Glucose0.00 g
Galactose0.00 g
Disaccharides0.00 g
Lactose0.00 g
Maltose0.00 g
Sucrose0.00 g
Soluble Fiber0.00 g
Insoluble Fiber0.00 g
Other Carbohydrates6.13 g
Monounsaturated Fat0.09 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.25 g
Saturated Fat0.25 g
Trans Fat0.01 g
Calories from Fat8.57
Calories from Saturated Fat2.22
Calories from Trans Fat0.09
Cholesterol46.49 mg
Water79.66 g
Water-Soluble Vitamins
B-Complex Vitamins
Vitamin B10.01 mg1
Vitamin B20.03 mg2
Vitamin B31.22 mg8
Vitamin B3 (Niacin Equivalents)4.49 mg
Vitamin B60.13 mg8
Vitamin B122.44 mcg102
Biotin-- mcg--
Choline125.53 mg30
Folate22.68 mcg6
Folate (DFE)22.68 mcg
Folate (food)22.68 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.42 mg8
Vitamin C0.00 mg0
Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Vitamin A (Retinoids and Carotenoids)
Vitamin A International Units (IU)5.67 IU
Vitamin A mcg Retinol Activity Equivalents (RAE)2.27 mcg (RAE)0
Vitamin A mcg Retinol Equivalents (RE)0.00 mcg (RE)
Retinol mcg Retinol Equivalents (RE)2.27 mcg (RE)
Carotenoid mcg Retinol Equivalents (RE)2.27 mcg (RE)
Alpha-Carotene0.00 mcg
Beta-Carotene0.00 mcg
Beta-Carotene Equivalents0.00 mcg
Cryptoxanthin0.00 mcg
Lutein and Zeaxanthin0.00 mcg
Lycopene0.00 mcg
Vitamin D
Vitamin D International Units (IU)2.27 IU1
Vitamin D mcg0.00 mcg
Vitamin E
Vitamin E mg Alpha-Tocopherol Equivalents (ATE)0.00 mg (ATE)0
Vitamin E International Units (IU)0.00 IU
Vitamin E mg0.00 mg
Vitamin K0.00 mcg0
Boron-- mcg
Calcium11.34 mg1
Chloride-- mg
Chromium-- mcg--
Copper0.04 mg4
Fluoride-- mg--
Iodine135.00 mcg90
Iron0.66 mg4
Magnesium41.96 mg10
Manganese0.03 mg1
Molybdenum-- mcg--
Phosphorus483.08 mg69
Potassium356.07 mg8
Selenium24.61 mcg45
Sodium756.37 mg50
Zinc1.76 mg16
Omega-3 Fatty Acids0.22 g9
Omega-6 Fatty Acids0.03 g
Monounsaturated Fats
14:1 Myristoleic0.00 g
15:1 Pentadecenoic-- g
16:1 Palmitol0.02 g
17:1 Heptadecenoic0.00 g
18:1 Oleic0.06 g
20:1 Eicosenoic0.01 g
22:1 Erucic0.00 g
24:1 Nervonic0.00 g
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids
18:2 Linoleic0.02 g
18:2 Conjugated Linoleic (CLA)-- g
18:3 Linolenic0.01 g
18:4 Stearidonic0.01 g
20:3 Eicosatrienoic0.00 g
20:4 Arachidonic0.01 g
20:5 Eicosapentaenoic (EPA)0.08 g
22:5 Docosapentaenoic (DPA)0.01 g
22:6 Docosahexaenoic (DHA)0.12 g
Saturated Fatty Acids
4:0 Butyric-- g
6:0 Caproic-- g
8:0 Caprylic-- g
10:0 Capric-- g
12:0 Lauric0.00 g
14:0 Myristic0.01 g
15:0 Pentadecanoic0.01 g
16:0 Palmitic0.16 g
17:0 Margaric0.01 g
18:0 Stearic0.06 g
20:0 Arachidic0.00 g
22:0 Behenate0.00 g
24:0 Lignoceric-- g
Alanine1.03 g
Arginine1.25 g
Aspartic Acid1.78 g
Cysteine0.23 g
Glutamic Acid2.71 g
Glycine2.00 g
Histidine0.36 g
Isoleucine0.78 g
Leucine1.39 g
Lysine1.43 g
Methionine0.55 g
Phenylalanine0.68 g
Proline0.55 g
Serine0.70 g
Threonine0.71 g
Tryptophan0.20 g
Tyrosine0.57 g
Valine0.73 g
Ash3.37 g
Organic Acids (Total)0.00 g
Acetic Acid0.00 g
Citric Acid0.00 g
Lactic Acid0.00 g
Malic Acid0.00 g
Taurine-- g
Sugar Alcohols (Total)0.00 g
Glycerol0.00 g
Inositol0.00 g
Mannitol0.00 g
Sorbitol0.00 g
Xylitol0.00 g
Artificial Sweeteners (Total)-- mg
Aspartame-- mg
Saccharin-- mg
Alcohol0.00 g
Caffeine0.00 mg


The nutrient profiles provided in this website are derived from The Food Processor, Version 10.12.0, ESHA Research, Salem, Oregon, USA. Among the 50,000+ food items in the master database and 163 nutritional components per item, specific nutrient values were frequently missing from any particular food item. We chose the designation "--" to represent those nutrients for which no value was included in this version of the database.

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