Croissant - calories, weight

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How much calories in croissants?

100g of croissants have about 406 calories (kcal).

For instance, medium size croissant (55 g) have about 223 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 medium size croissant (55 g) is similar to calories amount from 4 apples, 2.5 glasses of Coca Cola, 2 slices of cheese, 2 slices of bread, 1.5 glasses of milk, 11.5 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.

Calories in croissant came from protein in 8%, from carbs in 45% and from fat in 47%.

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

Check compares of croissant with other products from sweets category:

croissant - calories table

  • Medium size croissant (55g)223 kcal
  • 10g of croissants41 kcal
  • 20g of croissants81 kcal
  • 50g of croissants203 kcal
  • 100g of croissants406 kcal
  • 200g of croissants812 kcal
  • 500g of croissants2030 kcal

Croissant - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

Calories 406 kcal
Carbs 45.8 gram
Protein 8.2 gram
Fat 21 gram

How much does a croissant weight?

Medium size croissant weights about.55g.

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

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

It is really much as for sweets. Similar energy amount have only such products as chocolate, jams or jellys.

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

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medium size croissant (55 g) has:

223kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 32 min. Bike
Horse ride 41 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 22 min. Tennis
Run 22 min. Run
Swim 26 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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