Squid – calorific value and chemical composition


When choosing food products in a store, in addition to the appearance of the product, it is necessary to pay attention to information about the manufacturer, the composition of the product, nutritional value, and other data indicated on the packaging, which is also important for the consumer.

Reading the composition of the product on the packaging, you can learn a lot about what we eat.

Proper nutrition is constant work on yourself. If you really want to eat only healthy food, it will take not only willpower but also knowledge – at the very least, you should learn how to read labels and understand the meanings.

Composition and calorie content

Nutritional valueContent(per 100 grams)
Calorie100 kcal
Proteins18 g
Fats2.2 g
Carbohydrates2 gr
Water76.4 gr
Fiber0 g
Cholesterol85 mg


VitaminsChemical nameContent in 100 gramsThe percentage of the daily requirement
Vitamin Aretinol equivalent0 mcg0%
Vitamin B1thiamine0.18 mg12%
Vitamin B2Riboflavin0.09 mg5%
Vitamin Cascorbic acid1.5 mg2%
Vitamin Etocopherol2.2 mg22%
Vitamin B3 (PP)Niacin7.6 mg38%
Vitamin B6pyridoxine0.18 mg9%
Vitamin B9folic acid11 mcg3%

Mineral content:

MineralsContent in 100 gramsThe percentage of the daily requirement
Potassium280 mg11%
Calcium40 mg4%
Magnesium90 mg23%
Phosphorus250 mg25%
Sodium110 mg8%
Iron1.1 mg8%
Iodine200 mcg133%

The content of amino acids:

Essential amino acidsThe contents in 100grThe percentage of the daily requirement
Tryptophan300 mg120%
Isoleucine390 mg20%
Valine780 mg22%
Leucine1920 mg38%
Threonine550 mg98%
Lysine1900 mg119%
Methionine490 mg38%
Phenylalanine320 mg16%
Arginine1560 mg31%
Histidine320 mg21%

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Thus, the usefulness of a product depends on its classification and your need for additional ingredients and components. In order not to get lost in the limitless world of labeling, do not forget that our diet should be based on fresh and unprocessed foods such as vegetables, fruits, herbs, berries, cereals, legumes, the composition of which does not need to be learned. So just add more fresh food to your diet.

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