Elk Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 185

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 9g %13

Saturated Fat 4g %20

Trans Fat ~g

Cholesterol 78mg %0

Sodium 85mg %5

Total Carbohydrate 0g %0

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 27g

Vitamin D ~IU %0

Calcium 10.0mg %0

Iron 3.3mg %18

Potassium 354mg %9

Phosphorus 221.0mg %22

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in elk

Vitamin A 0.0IU %0

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin E 0.6mg %4

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.1mg %10

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 1.1mg %21

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.3mg %25

Vitamin B6 0.4mg %32

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 5.3mg %33

Vitamin B12 2.6µg %107

Minerals in elk

Manganese 0.0mg %0

Calcium 10.0mg %1

Sodium 85.0mg %6

Magnesium 24.0mg %6

Potassium 354.0mg %9

Copper 0.1mg %16

Selenium 9.0µg %16

Iron 3.3mg %19

Phosphorus 221.0mg %22

Zinc 6.6mg %47

Amino Acids in elk

Valine 1.2g %63

Leucine 2.0g %68

Isoleucine 1.1g %75

Tryptophan 0.2g %79

Methionine 0.7g %84

Cystine 0.3g %85

Tyrosine 0.8g %89

Threonine 1.1g %95

Lysine 2.2g %97

Phenylalanine 1.0g %104

Histidine 0.8g %109

Fatty Acids in elk

Omega-3 0.00g %0

"~" is missing data | Data Source

Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of elk is 0.0/100 which makes it a low quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Elk has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Valine 39 46
Leucine 59 74
Isoleucine 30 41
Tryptophan 6 9
Threonine 23 40
Lysine 45 81
Histidine 15 30
Met+Cys 22 34
Phe+Tyr 30 67

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in elk is 5.7 which makes it a high P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of elk is 1.9 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in elk as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for elk is 22/100 low).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for elk

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 46.20 <12
Potassium:Sodium 4.16 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.42 <2
Iron:Copper 23.24 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.05 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 57%

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This food is insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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