Dandelion - calories, weight

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How much calories in dandelions?

100g of dandelion has about 45 calories (kcal).

For example, handful (25 g) has about 11 calories.

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from handful (25 g) is similar to calories amount from 0.5 of sugar.

To burn this calories you would have to bike at least 2 minutes, swim for about 1 minute or run for 1 minute.

Calories in dandelion came from protein in 20%, from carbs in 68% and from fat in 12%.

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

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Amount of calories in dandelion and other herbs

Check compares of dandelion with other products from herbs category:

dandelion - calories table

  • Handfull of dandelions (25g)11 kcal
  • Bunch of dandelions (55g)25 kcal
  • 10g of dandelion5 kcal
  • 20g of dandelion9 kcal
  • 50g of dandelion23 kcal
  • 100g of dandelion45 kcal
  • 200g of dandelion90 kcal
  • 500g of dandelion225 kcal

Dandelion - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

Calories 45 kcal
Carbs 9.2 gram
Protein 2.7 gram
Fat 0.7 gram

How much does a dandelion weight?

Handfull of dandelions weights about 25g.
Bunch of dandelions weights about 55g.

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

Dandelion have one of the hight number of calories within herbs. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific herbs, dandelion seems to be a bad choice. It is easy to find something better among other herbs.

Really hard to find higher calories count in herbs. Similar energy amount have only such products as peppermint leaves or sage leaves.

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

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handful (25 g) has:

11kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 2 min. Bike
Horse ride 2 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 1 min. Tennis
Run 1 min. Run
Swim 1 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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