Meat Drippings (lard, Beef Tallow, Mutton Tallow)

Serving Size 1 oz

Nutritional Value and Analysis

Meat Drippings (lard, Beef Tallow, Mutton Tallow) with a serving size of 1 oz has a total of 248.92 calories with 27.61 grams of fat. The serving size is equivalent to 28.4 grams of food and contains 248.49 calories from fat. This item is classified as fats and oils foods.

This food is high in fat and saturated fats. Meat Drippings (lard, Beef Tallow, Mutton Tallow) is a high fat food because 99.83% of the total calories in this serving come from fat. Consume less than 10 percent of calories per day from saturated fats.

Fat 42% of DV

A serving of 28.4 grams of meat drippings (lard, beef tallow, mutton tallow) has 42% of the recommended daily intake of fat.

Saturated Fats 63% of DV

A serving of 28.4 grams of meat drippings (lard, beef tallow, mutton tallow) has 63% of the recommended daily intake of saturated fats.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 oz (28 g)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 248.92 Calories from Fat 248
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27.6g 42%
Saturated Fat 12.5g 63%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 28.3mg 9%
Sodium 152.6mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


NutrientAmountDV %
Vitamin A0 IU0%
Vitamin A, RAE0 µg0%
Alpha Carotene0 µg-
Beta Carotene0 µg-
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 µg-
Lutein + zeaxanthin0 µg-
Lycopene0 µg-
Vitamin B-120 µg0%
Vitamin B-60 mg0%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin D28 IU7%
→ Vitamin D30.7 µg-
Vitamin E0.17 mg1%
Vitamin K0 µg0%

Vitamins are organic compounds required by your body to grow and develop normally. A balanced diet with a variety of foods is the best way to get the 13 different vitamins that your body requires.


NutrientAmountDV %
Carbohydrate0 g0%
Sugars0 g0%
Fiber0 g0%

Carbohydrates, also known as carbs, saccharides, sugars or starches are the most abundant food source and a key form of energy for your body. Once ingested your body transforms carbohydrates into glucose which is used by your body as an energy source for your cells, tissues and organs.

Fats & Fatty Acids

NutrientAmountDV %
Fat27.61 g42%
Saturated Fats12.54 g63%
→ Butyric Acid0 g-
→ Caproic Acid0 g-
→ Caprylic Acid0 g-
→ Capric Acid0.01 g-
→ Lauric Acid0.1 g-
→ Myristic Acid0.81 g-
→ Palmitic Acid6.46 g-
→ Stearic Acid4.7 g-
Monounsaturated Fats11.7 g-
→ Palmitoleic Acid0.85 g-
→ Oleic Acid 10.56 g-
→ Gadoleic Acid0.12 g-
→ Erucic Acid0 g-
Polyunsaturated Fats2.12 g-
→ Linolenic Acid (18:2)1.73 g-
→ Linolenic Acid (18:3)0.36 g-
→ Parinaric Acid0 g-
→ Arachidonic Acid0 g-
→ Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)0 g-
→ Docosapentaenoic Acid (DPA)0 g-
→ Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) 0 g-

Fat is important in your diet because it gives you energy and helps your body absorb vitamins. Fat is stored in your body in the form of fatty acids. Fatty acids are classified in three different types or families: saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated.

Proteins & Amino Acids

NutrientAmountDV %
Protein0 g0%

Proteins are present in every cell of your body and are crucial to build and maintain your bones, muscles and skin. Sources of proteins include meat, dairy products, nuts, beans and some grains. It is important to eat foods with the appropriate amount of dietary protein every day because your body does not store protein in the same way fats and carbohydrates are stored.


NutrientAmountDV %
Calcium0 mg0%
Copper0 mg0%
Iron0 mg0%
Magnesium0 mg0%
Phosphorus0 mg0%
Potassium0 mg0%
Selenium0 µg0%
Sodium152.6 mg6%
Zinc0 mg0%

Minerals are chemical elements required by your body to grow and stay healthy. There are two kinds of minerals: macrominerals and trace minerals. Macrominerals are needed by your body needs in larger amounts, while trace minerals are needed by your body in small amounts.


NutrientAmountDV %
Cholesterol28.28 mg9%

Cholesterol is a fat like chemical compound that your body requires to build cell membranes and to produce vitamin D and hormones like estrogen and testosterone. Although your body makes all the cholesterol it needs, this nutrient is commonly found in foods like meat, eggs and cheese.


NutrientAmountDV %
Alcohol0 g-
Ash0.39 g-
Caffeine0 mg-
Theobromine0 mg-
Water0 g-

Calories Burn off Time

How long would it take to burn off Meat Drippings (lard, Beef Tallow, Mutton Tallow) with 248.92calories? A brisk walk for 54 minutes, jogging for 25 minutes, or hiking for 41 minutes will help your burn off the calories in meat drippings (lard, beef tallow, mutton tallow).

Burn off time varies based on your weight, physical activity and exercise intensity. The following physical activity table contains an estimated burn off time for a person weighting 154 lbs.

Physical ActivityBurn Off Time
Bicycling - 10 mph or less52 minutes
Dancing45 minutes
Golfing45 minutes
Hiking41 minutes
Light Gardening45 minutes
Stretching83 minutes
Walking - 3.5 mph54 minutes
Weight Training - light workout69 minutes
Aerobics31 minutes
Basketball34 minutes
Bicycling - 10 mph or more25 minutes
Running - 5 mph25 minutes
Swimming29 minutes
Walking - 4.5 mph33 minutes
Weight Training - vigorous workout34 minutes
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Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie reference diet. Factors like age, gender and level of physical activity may affect your daily required values.
Nutrition data based on the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 28.
The editorial opinions regarding food value or quality in this website are given without warranty, and are not intended to replace medical advice or a nutritionist guidance.

Dietary Recommendations

A healthy eating pattern that accounts for all foods and beverages within an appropriate calorie level could help achieve and maintain a healthy weight and reduce the risk of chronic disease. Healthy eating habits include the following:

  • Vegetables from all subgroups, including dark, green, red and orange vegetables and also beans and peas
  • A variety of whole fruits
  • Grains with at least half of which are whole grains
  • Low or fat free dairy products, including milk, yogurt, cheese and/or fortified soy beverages
  • Protein foods, including seafood, lean meats and poultry, eggs and nuts
  • Oils with limited amounts of saturated fats and trans fats, added sugars, and sodium