Chia Seeds: Calories and Nutrition Analyse



How many calories in chia seeds?

100g of chia seeds have about 486 calories (kcal).
Calories per: ounce | tablespoon | teaspoon | cup | half cup

In particular, tablespoon of chia seeds (15 g) have about 73 calories.

It is about 3% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

Chia seeds - calories, kcal

Scroll down for details and nutrition tables.

To visualize how much 73 kcal actually is, take in mind that calories amount from tablespoon of chia seeds is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 1 apple
  • 0.5 glass of Coca Cola (220 ml glass)
  • 0.5 slice of cheese
  • 0.5 slice of bread
  • 0.5 glass of milk
  • 3.5 cubes of sugar

Take a look at tables below to see details about chia seeds nutrition.

Calories in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category

See all nutrition data of chia seeds on charts.

Calories486kcal/100g(138 kcal/oz)
Protein16.5g/100g(4.7 g/oz)
Carbs Total42.1g/100g(11.9 g/oz)
Fat30.7g/100g(8.7 g/oz)

Calories And Nutrition in Tablespoon of Chia Seeds (15 G), 100g and Ounce

per 100 gper ouncetablespoon of chia seeds (15 g)
Calories486 137.78 72.9
Carbs Total42.12 g11.94 g6.3 g
Dietary fiber34.4 g9.75 g5.2 g
Fat30.74 g8.71 g4.6 g
Saturated fat3.3 g0.94 g0.5 g
Protein16.54 g4.69 g2.5 g

chia seeds - vitamins per 100g

  • Vit A54 IU
  • Vit B1 (Thiamine)0.62 mg
  • Vit B2 (riboflavin)0.17 mg
  • Vit B3 (Niacin)8.83 mg
  • Vit B9 (Folic acid)49 mcg
  • Vit C1.6 mg
  • Vit E0.5 mg

Energy content of chia seeds

  • 33% CARBS
  • 13% PROTEIN
  • 54% FAT

chia seeds - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium407 mg
  • Phosphorus860 mg
  • Magnessium335 mg
  • Calcium631 mg
  • Sodium16 mg
  • Iron7.72 mg
  • Zink4.58 mg

How many calories in 1, 2, 3 or 5 chia seeds?

As I wrote before tablespoon of chia seeds (15 g) have 73 calories. It is easy to count that two chia seeds have about 146 calories and three chia seeds have about 219 calories. In table below you can also see calories amount for four and five chia seeds.

  • Tablespoon of chia seeds (15g)73 kcal
  • Teaspoon of chia seeds (5g)24 kcal
  • Cup of chia seeds (172g)836 kcal
  • Half cup of chia seeds (86g)418 kcal
  • Ounce (oz) of chia seeds138 kcal
  • Half of medium size chia seeds36.5 kcal
  • Small size chia seeds (12g)58.4 kcal
  • Big size chia seeds (20g)94.9 kcal
  • Two medium size chia seeds146 kcal
  • Three medium size chia seeds219 kcal
  • Four medium size chia seeds292 kcal
  • Five medium size chia seeds365 kcal

Protein in chia seeds

Chia seeds have 16.54 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of tablespoon of chia seeds (15 g) you can see that you will get about 2.5 g of protein.

Carbs in chia seeds

Chia seeds have 42.12 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that tablespoon of chia seeds (15 g) has about 6.3 g of carbs.

Fat in chia seeds

Chia seeds have 30.74 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that tablespoon of chia seeds (15 g) has about 4.6 g of fat.

Chia seeds - caloies, wieght

tablespoon of chia seeds (15 g) has:

73kcalFor burning these calories you have to:
Bike10 min.Bike
Horse ride13 min.Horse ride
Play tennis7 min.Tennis
Run7 min.Run
Swim9 min.Swim

Interesting charts - compare chia seeds with other seeds

When you look at charts below you will see how chia seeds look like in comparsion to other products from its category. When you click on selected product you will se detailed comparsion.

Vitamin C in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Fiber in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Fat in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Iron in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Magnesium in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Phosphorus in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Potassium in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Protein in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Sodium in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Vitamin B1 in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Vitamin B2 in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Vitamin E in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Zinc in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Carbohydrates in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Calories in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Calcium in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Vitamin A in Chia Seeds Based On Seeds Category
Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

calories-info.com creator
Healthy diet and healthy lifestyle promoter

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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