Almonds - calories, weight

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How many calories in almonds?

100g of almonds have about 579 calories (kcal).

For instance, handful (40 g) have about 232 calories.

It is about 10% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from handful (40 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 4 apples
  • 2.5 glasses of Coca Cola
  • 2 slices of cheese
  • 2 slices of bread
  • 1.5 glasses of milk
  • 12 cubes of sugar

For burning such amount of calories you would have to bike at least 33 minutes, swim for about 27 minutes or run for 23 minutes.

Calories in almonds came from protein in 14%, from carbs in 14% and from fat in 72%.

See also: Nutrition, vitamins and health benefits of almonds.

Check compares of almonds with other products from nuts category:

almonds - calories table

  • Handfull of almonds (40g)232 kcal
  • Tablespoon of almonds (15g)87 kcal
  • Glass full of almonds (95g)550 kcal
  • 10g of almonds58 kcal
  • 20g of almonds116 kcal
  • 50g of almonds290 kcal
  • 100g of almonds579 kcal
  • 200g of almonds1158 kcal
  • 500g of almonds2895 kcal

Almonds - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 579 kcal
Carbs 21.55 gram
Protein 21.15 gram
Fat 49.93 gram

How much do almonds weight?

Handfull of almonds weights about 40g.
Tablespoon of almonds weights about 15g.
Glass of almonds weights about 95g.

Do almonds cause weight gain? Whether it is good to eat almonds on diet?

Almonds have one of the hight count of calories within nuts. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific nuts, almonds seems to be a bad choice. It is easy to find something better among other nuts.

Really hard to find higher calories count in nuts. Similar energy amount have only such products as brazil nuts, cashew nuts or chestnuts.

You should consider that not only calories are important when you are on a diet. If almonds contain nutrition you need than maybe you should add it to your daily menu anyway?

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handful (40 g) has:

232kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 33 min. Bike
Horse ride 43 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 23 min. Tennis
Run 23 min. Run
Swim 27 min. Swim
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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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