Courgette - calories, weight, nutrition Check glycemic index, dietary fiber and carbs

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Courgette - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

How much calories in courgettes?

100g of courgette has about 17 calories (kcal).

For example, medium size courgette (560 g) has about 95 calories.

It is about 4% 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 courgette (560 g) is similar to calories amount from 1.5 apples, 1 glass of Coca Cola, 0.5 slices of cheese, 0.5 slices of bread, 0.5 glasses of milk, 5 of sugar.

To burn this calories you need to bike at least 14 minutes, swim for about 11 minutes or run for 10 minutes.

Calories in courgette came from protein in 24%, from carbs in 62% and from fat in 14%.

See also courgette calories table.

Check compares of courgette with other products from vegetables category:

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

Low count of calories in courgette puts this product in the middle of low-calories vegetables. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific vegetables, courgette seems to be a pretty good choice.

This is not many but you can easily find less calorific products. It can be for example pickled cucumbers, watercresses, bok choy leaves or calabash leaves.

Courgette - nutrition per 100g

Calories 17 kcal
Carbs 3.11 gram
Dietary fiber 1 gram
Fat 0.32 gram
Protein 1.21 gram

courgette - calories table

  • Medium size courgette (560g)95 kcal
  • 10g of courgette2 kcal
  • 20g of courgette3 kcal
  • 50g of courgette9 kcal
  • 100g of courgette17 kcal
  • 200g of courgette34 kcal
  • 500g of courgette85 kcal

courgette - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium A 200 IU
  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine) 0.045 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin) 0.094 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin) 0.451 mg
  • Vitaminium B5 0.204 mg
  • Vitaminium B6 0.163 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid) 24 mcg
  • Vitaminium C 17.9 mg
  • Vitaminium E 0.12 mg
  • Vitaminium K 4.3 mg

Energy content of courgette

  • 62% CARBS
  • 24% PROTEIN
  • 14% FAT

courgette - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium 261 mg
  • Phosphorus 38 mg
  • Magnessium 18 mg
  • Calcium 16 mg
  • Sodium 8 mg
  • Iron 0.37 mg
  • Zink 0.32 mg
  • Beta karoten 120 mg

medium size courgette (560 g) has:

95kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 14 min. Bike
Horse ride 17 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 9 min. Tennis
Run 10 min. Run
Swim 11 min. Swim

How much protein in courgettes?

Courgette has 1.21 g protein per 100g.
Medium size courgette (560 g) has about 6.8 g of protein.

How much carbs in courgette?

Courgette has 3.11 g carbs (carbohydrates) per 100g.
Medium size courgette (560 g) has about 17.4 g of carbs.

How much does a courgette weight? (what is weight of courgette)

Medium size courgette (edible part) weights about.560g.

How much dietary fiber in courgette?

Courgette has about 1 g dietary fiber per 100g.
Medium size courgette (560 g) has about 5.6 g of dietary fiber. It is about 19% of daily dietary fiber intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity. ?

Does courgette have gluten?

Courgette has no gluten. It seems safe people sensitive to gluten or with diagnosed celiac disease.

How much vitaminium C does courgette have?

Courgette has 17.9 mg of vitaminium C per 100g.
Medium size courgette (560 g) has about 100.24 mg of vitaminium C. It is about 50% of daily vitaminium C intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity. ?

How much magnessium does courgette have?

Courgette has 18 mg of magnessium per 100g.
Medium size courgette (560 g) has about 100.8 mg of magnessium. It is about 25% of daily magnessium intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity. ?

Waht is glycemic index of courgette?

We are looking for confirmed information about glycemic index of courgette. Come back to us in a few days.

Marcin Piotrowicz
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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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