Carrot - calories, weight

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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: Nutrition, vitamins and health benefits of carrot.

Check compares of carrot with other products from vegetables category:

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 - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

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

How much does a carrot weight?

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

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

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.

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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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