Cooked Quinoa: Calories and Nutrition Analyse

Cooked quinoa: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in cooked quinoa?

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100g of cooked quinoa has about 120 calories (kcal).
Calories per: ounce | standard serving size | tablespoon | half cup

For example, standard serving size (1 cup) of cooked quinoa (185 g) has about 222 calories.

It is about 9% 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 standard serving size of cooked quinoa is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 4 apples
  • 2.5 glasses of Coca Cola (220 ml glass)
  • 2 slices of cheese
  • 2 slices of bread
  • 1.5 glasses of milk
  • 11.5 cubes of sugar

For burning such amount of calories you have to bike at least 32 minutes, swim for about 26 minutes or run for 22 minutes.

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Calories In Cooked Quinoa Based On Cooked Category

Cooked quinoa: calories and nutrition per 100g


Calories and nutrition per ounce (oz)


How many calories in standard serving size, tablespoon or half cup of cooked quinoa?

As I wrote before 100g has 120 calories. It is also easy to count how many calories will be in ie. standard serving size, tablespoon or half cup of cooked quinoa.

  • Standard serving size (1 cup) of cooked quinoa (185 g)222 kcal
  • Tablespoon of cooked quinoa (12g)14 kcal
  • Half cup of cooked quinoa (185g)111 kcal
  • Ounce (oz) of cooked quinoa34 kcal
  • 10g of cooked quinoa12 kcal
  • 20g of cooked quinoa24 kcal
  • 50g of cooked quinoa60 kcal
  • 100g of cooked quinoa120 kcal

Protein in cooked quinoa

Cooked quinoa has 4.4 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of standard serving size (1 cup) of cooked quinoa (185 g) you can see that you will get about 8.1 g of protein.

Carbs in cooked quinoa

Cooked quinoa has 21.3 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that standard serving size (1 cup) of cooked quinoa (185 g) has about 39.4 g of carbs.

Fat in cooked quinoa

Cooked quinoa has 1.92 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that standard serving size (1 cup) of cooked quinoa (185 g) has about 3.6 g of fat.

standard serving size (1 cup) of cooked quinoa (185 g) has:

222kcalFor burning these calories you have to:
Bike32 min.Bike
Horse ride41 min.Horse ride
Play tennis22 min.Tennis
Run22 min.Run
Swim26 min.Swim
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cooked quinoa - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium A5 IU
  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.107 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.11 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.412 mg
  • Vitaminium B60.123 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.042 mcg
  • Vitaminium E0.63 mg

Energy content of cooked quinoa

  • 71% CARBS
  • 15% PROTEIN
  • 14% FAT

cooked quinoa - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium172 mg
  • Magnessium64 mg
  • Calcium17 mg
  • Sodium7 mg
  • Iron1.49 mg

Does cooked quinoa cause weight gain? How it affects your diet?

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

It is really much as for Cooked. Similar energy amount have only such products as poached eggs, cooked ground beef or cooked lentils.

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

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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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