Flaxseed: Calories and Nutrition Analyse

Flaxseed: calories, protein, carbs and fat in 100g, ounce, standard serving size, tablespoon, cup and more

Also known as (other names): Flax seed

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How many calories in flaxseed?

Flaxseed - calories, kcal

100g of flaxseed has about 534 calories (kcal).
Calories per: ounce | standard serving size, tablespoon | cup | half cup

Case in point, standard serving size of flaxseed (7 g) has about 37 calories.

It is about 2% 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 standard serving size of flaxseed is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 0.5 apple
  • 1.5 cubes of sugar

To burn this calories you would have to bike at least 5 minutes, swim for about 4 minutes or run for 4 minutes.

Flaxseed: calories and nutrition per 100g (and per ounce)

Calories534kcal/100g(151 kcal/oz)
Protein18.3g/100g(5.2 g/oz)
Carbs Total28.9g/100g(8.2 g/oz)
Fat42.2g/100g(12 g/oz)
per 100 gper ounce
Calories534 ~ 151.4
Carbs Total28.88 g~ 8.2 g
Dietary fiber27.3 g~ 7.7 g
Fat42.16 g~ 12 g
Protein18.29 g~ 5.2 g
Water6.96 g~ 2 g

How many calories in standard serving size, tablespoon, cup or half cup of flaxseed?

As I wrote before 100g has 534 calories. It is also easy to count how many calories will be in ie. standard serving size, tablespoon, cup or half cup of flaxseed.

  • Standard serving size of flaxseed (7 g)37 kcal
  • Tablespoon of flaxseed (7g)37 kcal
  • Cup of flaxseed (168g)897 kcal
  • Half cup of flaxseed (84g)449 kcal
  • Ounce (oz) of flaxseed151 kcal
  • 10g of flaxseed53 kcal
  • 20g of flaxseed107 kcal
  • 50g of flaxseed267 kcal
  • 100g of flaxseed534 kcal

Protein in flaxseed

Flaxseed has 18.29 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of standard serving size of flaxseed (7 g) you can see that you will get about 1.3 g of protein.

Carbs in flaxseed

Flaxseed has 28.88 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that standard serving size of flaxseed (7 g) has about 2 g of carbs.

Fat in flaxseed

Flaxseed has 42.16 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that standard serving size of flaxseed (7 g) has about 3 g of fat.

Flaxseed - caloies, wieght

standard serving size of flaxseed (7 g) has:

37kcalFor burning these calories you have to:
Bike5 min.Bike
Horse ride7 min.Horse ride
Play tennis4 min.Tennis
Run4 min.Run
Swim4 min.Swim
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flaxseed - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)1.644 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.161 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)3.08 mg
  • Vitaminium B60.473 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.087 mcg
  • Vitaminium C0.6 mg
  • Vitaminium E0.31 mg
  • Vitaminium K0.004 mg

Energy content of flaxseed

  • 20% CARBS
  • 13% PROTEIN
  • 67% FAT

flaxseed - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium813 mg
  • Magnessium392 mg
  • Calcium255 mg
  • Sodium30 mg
  • Iron5.73 mg

Interesting charts - compare flaxseed with other seeds

When you look at charts below you will see how flaxseed looks like in comparsion to other products from its category. When you click on selected product you will se detailed comparsion.

Linseed (0.6) more...Flaxseed (0.6) more...Poppy seed (1) more...Sunflower Seeds (1.4) more...Chia seeds (1.6) more...Pumpkin seeds (1.9) more...Pepitas (1.9) more...
Vitamin C in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Pumpkin seeds (6) more...Pepitas (6) more...Amaranth (6.7) more...Quinoa (7) more...Sunflower Seeds (8.6) more...Sesame seeds (11.8) more...Poppy seed (19.5) more...Linseed (27.3) more...Flaxseed (27.3) more...Chia seeds (34.4) more...
Fiber in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Quinoa (6.07) more...Amaranth (8) more...Chia seeds (30.74) more...Poppy seed (41.56) more...Linseed (42.16) more...Flaxseed (42.16) more...Pumpkin seeds (49.05) more...Pepitas (49.05) more...Sesame seeds (49.67) more...Sunflower Seeds (51.46) more...
Fat in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Quinoa (4.57) more...Sunflower Seeds (5.25) more...Linseed (5.73) more...Flaxseed (5.73) more...Amaranth (7.6) more...Chia seeds (7.72) more...Pumpkin seeds (8.82) more...Pepitas (8.82) more...Poppy seed (9.76) more...Sesame seeds (14.55) more...
Iron in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Quinoa (197) more...Amaranth (248) more...Sunflower Seeds (325) more...Chia seeds (335) more...Poppy seed (347) more...Sesame seeds (351) more...Linseed (392) more...Flaxseed (392) more...Pumpkin seeds (592) more...Pepitas (592) more...
Magnesium in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Chia seeds (407) more...Sesame seeds (468) more...Amaranth (508) more...Quinoa (563) more...Sunflower Seeds (645) more...Poppy seed (719) more...Pumpkin seeds (809) more...Pepitas (809) more...Linseed (813) more...Flaxseed (813) more...
Potassium in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Quinoa (14.12) more...Chia seeds (16.54) more...Amaranth (17) more...Sesame seeds (17.73) more...Poppy seed (17.99) more...Flaxseed (18.29) more...Linseed (18.3) more...Sunflower Seeds (20.78) more...Pumpkin seeds (30.23) more...Pepitas (30.23) more...
Protein in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Amaranth (0.01) more...Quinoa (5) more...Pumpkin seeds (7) more...Pepitas (7) more...Sunflower Seeds (9) more...Sesame seeds (11) more...Chia seeds (16) more...Poppy seed (26) more...Linseed (30) more...Flaxseed (30) more...
Sodium in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Pumpkin seeds (0.273) more...Pepitas (0.273) more...Quinoa (0.36) more...Chia seeds (0.62) more...Sesame seeds (0.791) more...Poppy seed (0.854) more...Sunflower Seeds (1.48) more...Linseed (1.64) more...Flaxseed (1.644) more...
Vitamin B1 in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Poppy seed (0.1) more...Pumpkin seeds (0.153) more...Pepitas (0.153) more...Linseed (0.161) more...Flaxseed (0.161) more...Chia seeds (0.17) more...Sesame seeds (0.247) more...Quinoa (0.318) more...Sunflower Seeds (0.355) more...
Vitamin B2 in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Poppy seed (0.896) more...Quinoa (1.52) more...Linseed (3.08) more...Flaxseed (3.08) more...Sesame seeds (4.515) more...Pumpkin seeds (4.987) more...Pepitas (4.987) more...Sunflower Seeds (8.335) more...Chia seeds (8.83) more...
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Pumpkin seeds (0.143) more...Pepitas (0.143) more...Poppy seed (0.247) more...Linseed (0.473) more...Flaxseed (0.473) more...Amaranth (0.6) more...Sesame seeds (0.79) more...Sunflower Seeds (1.345) more...
Vitamin B6 in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Pepitas (0.058) more...Flaxseed (0.087) more...Chia seeds (49) more...Pumpkin seeds (58) more...Poppy seed (82) more...Linseed (87) more...Sesame seeds (97) more...Quinoa (184) more...Sunflower Seeds (227) more...
Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Sesame seeds (0.25) more...Flaxseed (0.31) more...Chia seeds (0.5) more...Poppy seed (1.77) more...Pepitas (2.18) more...Quinoa (2.44) more...Linseed (19.95) more...Pumpkin seeds (35.1) more...Sunflower Seeds (35.17) more...
Vitamin E in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Pumpkin seeds (10.71) more...Pepitas (10.71) more...Sunflower Seeds (20) more...Sesame seeds (23.45) more...Poppy seed (28.13) more...Linseed (28.8) more...Flaxseed (28.88) more...Chia seeds (42.12) more...Quinoa (64.16) more...Amaranth (67) more...
Carbohydrates in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Quinoa (368) more...Amaranth (409) more...Chia seeds (486) more...Poppy seed (525) more...Linseed (534) more...Flaxseed (534) more...Pumpkin seeds (559) more...Pepitas (559) more...Sesame seeds (573) more...Sunflower Seeds (584) more...
Calories in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Pumpkin seeds (46) more...Pepitas (46) more...Quinoa (47) more...Sunflower Seeds (78) more...Amaranth (159) more...Linseed (255) more...Flaxseed (255) more...Chia seeds (631) more...Sesame seeds (975) more...Poppy seed (1438) more...
Calcium in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
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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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