Carrot - calories, weight, nutrition Check glycemic index, dietary fiber and carbs

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Carrot - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

How much calories in carrots?

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 0.5 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 carrot calories table.

Check compares of carrot with other products from vegetables category:

Count of calories in carrot is in 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.

Carrot - nutrition per 100g

Calories 41 kcal
Carbs 9.58 gram
Dietary fiber 2.8 gram
Fat 0.24 gram
Protein 0.93 gram

carrot - calories table

  • Medium size carrot (40g)16 kcal
  • 10g of carrot4 kcal
  • 20g of carrot8 kcal
  • 50g of carrot21 kcal
  • 100g of carrot41 kcal
  • 200g of carrot82 kcal
  • 500g of carrot205 kcal

carrot - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium A 16706 IU
  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine) 0.066 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin) 0.058 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin) 0.983 mg
  • Vitaminium B5 0.273 mg
  • Vitaminium B6 0.138 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid) 19 mcg
  • Vitaminium C 5.9 mg
  • Vitaminium K 13.2 mg

Energy content of carrot

  • 87% CARBS
  • 8% PROTEIN
  • 5% FAT

carrot - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium 320 mg
  • Phosphorus 35 mg
  • Magnessium 12 mg
  • Calcium 33 mg
  • Sodium 69 mg
  • Iron 0.3 mg
  • Zink 0.24 mg
  • Beta karoten 8285 mg

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

How much protein in carrots?

Carrot has 0.93 g protein per 100g.
Medium size carrot (40 g) has about 0.4 g of protein.

How much carbs in carrot?

Carrot has 9.58 g carbs (carbohydrates) per 100g.
Medium size carrot (40 g) has about 3.8 g of carbs.

How much does a carrot weight? (what is weight of carrot)

Medium size carrot (edible part) weights about.40g.

How much dietary fiber in carrot?

Carrot has about 2.8 g dietary fiber per 100g.
Medium size carrot (40 g) has about 1.1 g of dietary fiber. It is about 4% of daily dietary fiber intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity. ?

Does carrot have gluten?

Carrot has no gluten. It seems safe people sensitive to gluten or with diagnosed celiac disease.

How much vitaminium C does carrot have?

Carrot has 5.9 mg of vitaminium C per 100g.
Medium size carrot (40 g) has about 2.36 mg of vitaminium C. It is about 1% of daily vitaminium C intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity. ?

How much magnessium does carrot have?

Carrot has 12 mg of magnessium per 100g.
Medium size carrot (40 g) has about 4.8 mg of magnessium. It is about 1% of daily magnessium intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity. ?

Waht is glycemic index of carrot?

We are looking for confirmed information about glycemic index of carrot. Come back to us in a few days.

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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Promoter of a healthy eating and living style

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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