Biltong Diet Facts Nutritional Information

Biltong Diet Facts.

It is good to the have all the biltong diet facts to hand when your dieting as it is an ideal goto low-calorie snack in between meals.

In fact, you will probably lose more calories eating it than you gain from the Biltong! Well, perhaps not, but it is less than 10% fat!

Tasty and Nutritious.

Don’t forget, if it’s your first time getting your tongue on some ‘Tong“, it’s best to choose a mild version. Other versions include chilli, chutney and traditional biltong.

It doesn’t contain the same spices and other fiery ingredients, but it’s every bit as delicious.

Protein, Fat and Calories.

As Biltong is sold to health fanatics, sports centres, gyms, mountaineers, Everest climbers, national bodybuilding champions, premier league footballer’s, famous tennis players, long-distance runners and loads of you that simply love to train and eat healthily.

Companies need to be sure about the nutritional information they give out.

To this end, you can send samples on a regular basis to Eclipse Scientific for testing on a variety of fronts, including nutritional values and shelf life to ensure your biltong is healthy and safe. Recently a packet of biltong was tested weighing 250g bags and passed the test successfully proving a 6-month shelf life.

Biltong Diet Protein.

Following a biltong diet eating medium, no fat biltong contains 48g of protein per 100g of biltong. (Crisps contain +- 4g of protein per 100g and nuts, thought to be “protein heaven”, actually only contain +-28g of protein per 100g).

Biltong Diet Fat.

Medium No Fat Biltong contains only 9.5g of FAT per 100g of biltong. (Crisps contain +- 34g of fat per 100g and nuts, contain +-53g of fat per 100g).


Medium No Fat Biltong contains only 307 kcal per 100g of biltong. (Crisps contain +- 560 kcal per 100g and nuts, contain +-600 kcal per 100g).