Asparagus - calories, weight

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How much calories in asparagus?

100g of asparagus has about 20 calories (kcal).

Case in point, medium size asparagus (30 g) has about 6 calories.

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from medium size asparagus (30 g) is similar to calories amount from less than half of sugar cube

For burning such amount of calories you need to bike at least 1 minute, swim for about 1 minute or run for 1 minute.

Calories in asparagus came from protein in 38%, from carbs in 58% and from fat in 5%.

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

Check compares of asparagus with other products from vegetables category:

asparagus - calories table

  • Medium size asparagus (30g)6 kcal
  • Handfull of asparagus (360g)72 kcal
  • 10g of asparagus2 kcal
  • 20g of asparagus4 kcal
  • 50g of asparagus10 kcal
  • 100g of asparagus20 kcal
  • 200g of asparagus40 kcal
  • 500g of asparagus100 kcal

Asparagus - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

Calories 20 kcal
Carbs 3.38 gram
Protein 2.2 gram
Fat 0.12 gram

How much does a asparagus weight?

Medium size asparagus (edible part) weights about.30g. Handfull of asparagus weights about 360g.

Does asparagus cause weight gain? How it affects your diet?

Small number of calories in asparagus puts this product in the middle of low-calories vegetables. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific vegetables, asparagus seems to be a pretty good choice.

This is not many but you can easily find less calorific products. Less calories we can find in such vegetables as watercresses, pickled cucumbers or bok choy leaves.

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medium size asparagus (30 g) has:

6kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 1 min. Bike
Horse ride 1 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 1 min. Tennis
Run 1 min. Run
Swim 1 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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