Chestnuts - calories, weight

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How much calories in chestnuts?

100g of chestnuts have about 213 calories (kcal).

Case in point, handful (70 g) have about 149 calories.

It is about 6% 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 handful (70 g) is similar to calories amount from 2.5 apples, 1.5 glasses of Coca Cola, 1.5 slices of cheese, 1 slice of bread, 1 glass of milk, 7.5 of sugar.

For burning such amount of calories you have to bike at least 21 minutes, swim for about 18 minutes or run for 15 minutes.

Calories in chestnuts came from protein in 5%, from carbs in 86% and from fat in 10%.

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

Check compares of chestnuts with other products from nuts category:

chestnuts - calories table

  • Handfull of chestnuts (70g)149 kcal
  • 10g of chestnuts21 kcal
  • 20g of chestnuts43 kcal
  • 50g of chestnuts107 kcal
  • 100g of chestnuts213 kcal
  • 200g of chestnuts426 kcal
  • 500g of chestnuts1065 kcal

Chestnuts - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

Calories 213 kcal
Carbs 45.54 gram
Protein 2.42 gram
Fat 2.26 gram

How much do chestnuts weight?

Handfull of chestnuts weights about 70g.

Do chestnuts cause weight gain? Whether it is good to eat chestnuts on diet?

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

It is really much as for nuts. Similar energy amount have only such products as coconuts, hazelnuts or macadamia nuts.

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

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handful (70 g) has:

149kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 21 min. Bike
Horse ride 27 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 14 min. Tennis
Run 15 min. Run
Swim 18 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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