Carrot calories and nutrition analyse

Carrot: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in carrot?

100g of carrot has about 41 calories (kcal).

To show you what does it mean, medium size carrot (40 g) has about 16 calories.

It is about 1% 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 carrot (40 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 0.5 cube of sugar

To burn this calories you would have to bike at least 2 minutes, swim for about 2 minutes or run for 2 minutes.

Calories in carrot came from protein in 8%, from carbs in 87% and from fat in 5%.

See also: Vitamins and health benefits of carrot.

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Amount of calories in carrot and other vegetables

Carrot - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 41 kcal
Carbs 9.58 gram
Protein 0.93 gram
Fat 0.24 gram

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

As I wrote before medium size carrot (40 g) has 16 calories. It is easy to count that two carrots have about 32 calories and three carrots have about 48 calories. In table below you can also see calories amount for four and five carrots.

  • Medium size carrot (40g)16 kcal
  • Two carrots32 kcal
  • Three carrots48 kcal
  • Four carrots64 kcal
  • Five carrots80 kcal

How much protein in carrots?

Carrot has 0.93 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of medium size carrot (40 g) you can see that you will get about 0.4 g of protein.

How much carbs in carrot?

Carrot has 9.58 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that medium size carrot (40 g) has about 3.8 g of carbs.

How much fat in carrot?

Carrot has 0.24 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that medium size carrot (40 g) has about 0.1 g of fat.

Does carrot make you fat and how it affect your weight?

Count of calories in carrot is in the middle point in comparsion to other products from vegetables category. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific vegetables, carrot seems to be a 'not bad' choice but you can find something better.

There is a lot of vegetables with similar calories count. It can be for example cassavas, cauliflowers or fodder cabbages.

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medium size carrot (40 g) has:

16kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 2 min. Bike
Horse ride 3 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 2 min. Tennis
Run 2 min. Run
Swim 2 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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