Couscous - calories, weight

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How much calories in couscous?

100g of couscous has about 112 calories (kcal).

To illustrate, tablespoon (15 g) has about 17 calories.

It is about 1% 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 tablespoon (15 g) is similar to calories amount from 0.5 of sugar.

To burn this calories you have to bike at least 2 minutes, swim for about 2 minutes or run for 2 minutes.

Calories in couscous came from protein in 14%, from carbs in 85% and from fat in 1%.

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

Check compares of couscous with other products from grain products category:

couscous - calories table

  • Tablespoon of couscous (15g)17 kcal
  • Glass full of couscous (200g)224 kcal
  • 10g of couscous11 kcal
  • 20g of couscous22 kcal
  • 50g of couscous56 kcal
  • 100g of couscous112 kcal
  • 200g of couscous224 kcal
  • 500g of couscous560 kcal

Couscous - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

Calories 112 kcal
Carbs 23.22 gram
Protein 3.79 gram
Fat 0.16 gram

How much does a couscous weight?

Tablespoon of couscous weights about 15g.
Glass of couscous weights about 200g.

Does couscous make you fat and how it affect your weight?

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

It is really much as for grain products. Similar energy amount have only such products as wheat flour, pasta or wholemeal pasta.

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

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tablespoon (15 g) has:

17kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 2 min. Bike
Horse ride 3 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 2 min. Tennis
Run 2 min. Run
Swim 2 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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