Bread calories and nutrition analyse

Bread: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in bread?

100g of bread has about 266 calories (kcal).

To illustrate, medium size bread (450 g) has about 1197 calories.

It is about 50% 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 medium size bread (450 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 23 apples
  • 15 glasses of Coca Cola
  • 12 slices of cheese
  • 11 slices of bread
  • 9.5 glasses of milk
  • 63 cubes of sugar

For burning such amount of calories you have to bike at least 171 minutes, swim for about 141 minutes or run for 121 minutes.

Calories in bread came from protein in 13%, from carbs in 75% and from fat in 11%.

See also: Vitamins and health benefits of bread.

Bread - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 266 kcal
Carbs 49.42 gram
Protein 8.85 gram
Fat 3.33 gram

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How many calories in 1, 2, 3 or 5 breads?

As I wrote before medium size bread (450 g) has 1197 calories. It is easy to count that two breads have about 2394 calories and three breads have about 3591 calories. In table below you can also see calories amount for four and five breads.

  • Medium size bread (450g)1197 kcal
  • Slice of bread (35g)93 kcal
  • Two breads2394 kcal
  • Three breads3591 kcal
  • Four breads4788 kcal
  • Five breads5985 kcal

How much protein in breads?

Bread has 8.85 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of medium size bread (450 g) you can see that you will get about 39.8 g of protein.

How much carbs in bread?

Bread has 49.42 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that medium size bread (450 g) has about 222.4 g of carbs.

How much fat in bread?

Bread has 3.33 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that medium size bread (450 g) has about 15 g of fat.

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

Number of calories in bread is one of the highest from all products in bread category. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific bread, bread seems to be a bad choice. It is easy to find something better among other bread.

It is really much as for bread. Similar energy amount have only such products as kaiser rolls, slices of bread or pretzels.

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

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medium size bread (450 g) has:

1197kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 171 min. Bike
Horse ride 220 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 116 min. Tennis
Run 121 min. Run
Swim 141 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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