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The herring is a small marine fish found in the North Atlantic, of the family Clupea harengus. It contains higher amounts of lipids, calories, and cholesterol than most other fish.

Caloric Content

Calories: 134
Protein: 15 gm
Carbohydrates: 0 gm
Fiber: 0 gm
Total fats:7.68 gm
Saturated fats:1.73 gm
Unsaturated fats:4.98 gm
Cholesterol: 51 mg

1. 3 ounces, 85 grams

Vitamin Content

Vitamin A: 805000 IU
Thiamine:.078 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-2:.198 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-6:.257 2.0 mg
Vitamin B-12:11.6 6 mcg
Biotin: - 300 mcg
Niacin:2.74 20 mg
Pantothenic Acid:.548 10 mg
Folic acid: - 400 mcg
Vitamin C: .6 60 mg
Vitamin E: 1.8 30 IU

1. 3 ounces, 85 grams

Mineral Content

Calcium: 491000 mg
Copper:.078 2 mg
Iron: .94 18 mg
Magnesium: 27 400 mg
Manganese: .03 n/a mg
Phosphorus: 2011000 mg
Potassium: 278 n/a mg
Selenium: - n/a mcg
Sodium: 76 n/a mg
Zinc: .84 15 mg

1. 3 ounces, 85 grams

Amino Acid Content

Tryptophan:.171 gm
Threonine:.669 gm
Isoleucine:.704 gm
Leucine:1.24 gm
Lysine:1.4 gm
Methionine:.452 gm
Cysteine:.164 gm
Phenylalanine:.596 gm
Tyrosine:.515 gm
Valine:.786 gm
Arginine:.914 gm
Histidine:.45 gm
Alanine:.923 gm
Aspartic acid:1.56 gm
Glutamic acid:2.28 gm
Glycine:.733 gm
Proline:.54 gm
Serine:.623 gm

1. 3 ounces, 85 grams


Kirschmann, John D. Nutrition Almanac: Nutrition Search. McGraw-Hill: New York. 1990.

Kreutner, Patricia A. Nutrition In Perspective. Prentice-Hall: Englewood Cliffs. 1980.


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