Calories in Herring Oil

Herring oil like other fish oil from the deep cold sea in small amounts it is good for you. Herring fish oil is considered one of the healthy oils, but too much of a good thing will still make you gain weight.  An average of 1 tablespoon a day when trying to lose weight should be enough.  If you are getting fats and oils from other sources you will not need this much.

To summarize the calories in herring oil:
1 tablespoon of herring oil has 123 calories (1.25 in calorie cash™)
1 teaspoon has herring oil has 41 calories (0.50 in calorie cash™)
1 cup of herring oil has 1966 calories (19.75 in calorie cash™)  

For many people this (1 cups worth) is a whole days worth of calories!

Herring Oil
 cup  tbsp  tsp
100.0g 218g 13.6g 4.5g
Water g 0 0 0 0
Energy kcal  902  1966  123  41
Protein g 0 0 0 0
Total lipid (fat) g 100 218 13.6 4.5
Carbohydrate, by difference g 0 0 0 0
Fiber, total dietary g 0 0 0 0
Minerals
Calcium, Ca mg 0 0 0 0
Iron, Fe mg 0 0 0 0
Magnesium, Mg mg 0 0 0 0
Phosphorus, P mg 0 0 0 0
Potassium, K mg 0 0 0 0
Sodium, Na mg 0 0 0 0
Zinc, Zn mg 0 0 0 0
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0 0 0 0
Thiamin mg 0 0 0 0
Riboflavin mg 0 0 0 0
Niacin mg 0 0 0 0
Vitamin B-6 mg 0 0 0 0
Folate, DFE mcg_DFE 0 0 0 0
Vitamin B-12 µg 0 0 0 0
Vitamin A, RAE mcg_RAE 0 0 0 0
Vitamin A, IU IU 0 0 0 0
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated g 21.29 46.412 2.895 0.958
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 56.564 123.31 7.693 2.545
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 15.604 34.017 2.122 0.702
Cholesterol mg 766 1670 104 34


One thing you will notice about this chart is that there are few vitamins and minerals left after processing the oil. Why not eat herring and get some oil that way. The herring will have more nutrition.  Be careful though; I know that too much fish will put the weight on you and me both.




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