Dates calories and nutrition analyse
Dates: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data
How many calories in dates?
100g of dates have about 277 calories (kcal).
It is about 12% 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 100g ofdates is similar to calories amount from ie.:
- 5 apples
- 3.5 glasses of Coca Cola
- 2.5 slices of cheese
- 2.5 slices of bread
- 2 glasses of milk
- 14.5 cubes of sugar
To burn this calories you need to bike at least 39 minutes, swim for about 33 minutes or run for 28 minutes.
Calories in dates came from protein in 2%, from carbs in 97% and from fat in 0%.
See also: Vitamins and health benefits of dates.
Dates - calories and nutrition per 100g
How many calories in different weights of dates?
As I wrote before 100g have 277 calories. It is also easy to count how many calories will be in different weights of dates.
- 10g of dates28 kcal
- 20g of dates55 kcal
- 50g of dates139 kcal
- 100g of dates277 kcal
- 200g of dates554 kcal
- 500g of dates1385 kcal
How much protein in dates?
Dates have 1.81 g protein per 100g.
How much carbs in dates?
Dates have 74.97 g carbohydrates per 100g.
How much fat in dates?
Dates have 0.15 g fat per 100g.
Do dates make you fat? Whether it is good to eat dates on diet?
Very hight count of calories in dates puts this product at the top of hight calorific dried fruits. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific dried fruits, dates seems to be a bad choice. It is easy to find something better among other dried fruits.
You should consider that not only calories are important when you are on a diet. If dates contain nutrition you need than maybe you should add it to your daily menu anyway?