Cassava - calories, weight

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How many calories in cassava?

100g of cassava has about 160 calories (kcal).

Case in point, medium size cassava (400 g) has about 640 calories.

It is about 27% 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 cassava (400 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 12 apples
  • 8 glasses of Coca Cola
  • 6.5 slices of cheese
  • 6 slices of bread
  • 5 glasses of milk
  • 33.5 cubes of sugar

For burning such amount of calories you have to bike at least 91 minutes, swim for about 75 minutes or run for 64 minutes.

Calories in cassava came from protein in 3%, from carbs in 95% and from fat in 2%.

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

Check compares of cassava with other products from vegetables category:

cassava - calories table

  • Medium size cassava (400g)640 kcal
  • 10g of cassava16 kcal
  • 20g of cassava32 kcal
  • 50g of cassava80 kcal
  • 100g of cassava160 kcal
  • 200g of cassava320 kcal
  • 500g of cassava800 kcal

Cassava - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 160 kcal
Carbs 38.06 gram
Protein 1.36 gram
Fat 0.28 gram

How much does a cassava weight?

Medium size cassava (edible part) weights about.400g.

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

Similar to other products number of calories in cassava puts it in the avarage of vegetables. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific vegetables, cassava seems to be a 'not bad' choice but you can find something better.

Many products form vegetables have similar number of calories. To give you an ideal lest take cauliflowers, fodder cabbages or eggplants.

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medium size cassava (400 g) has:

640kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 91 min. Bike
Horse ride 118 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 62 min. Tennis
Run 64 min. Run
Swim 75 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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