Flaxseed: Calories and Nutrition Analyse

Also known as (other names): Flax seed



How many calories in flaxseed?

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).

Flaxseed - calories, kcal

Scroll down for details and nutrition tables.

To visualize how much 37 kcal actually is, take in mind that calories amount from flaxseed is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 0.5 apple
  • 1.5 cubes of sugar

Take a look at tables below to see details about flaxseed nutrition.

Calories in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category

See all nutrition data of flaxseed on charts.

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)

Calories And Nutrition in Standard Serving Size of Flaxseed (7 G), 100g and Ounce

per 100 gper ouncestandard serving size of flaxseed (7 g)
Calories534 151.39 37.4
Carbs Total28.88 g8.19 g2 g
Dietary fiber27.3 g7.74 g1.9 g
Fat42.16 g11.95 g3 g
Protein18.29 g5.19 g1.3 g
Water6.96 g1.97 g0.5 g

flaxseed - vitamins per 100g

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

How many calories in 1, 2, 3 or 5 flaxseed?

As I wrote before standard serving size of flaxseed (7 g) has 37 calories. It is easy to count that two flaxseed have about 74 calories and three flaxseed have about 111 calories. In table below you can also see calories amount for four and five 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
  • Half of medium size flaxseed18.5 kcal
  • Small size flaxseed (6g)29.6 kcal
  • Big size flaxseed (9g)48.1 kcal
  • Two medium size flaxseed74 kcal
  • Three medium size flaxseed111 kcal
  • Four medium size flaxseed148 kcal
  • Five medium size flaxseed185 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

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.

Vitamin C in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Fiber in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Fat in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Iron in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Magnesium in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Potassium in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Protein in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Sodium in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Vitamin B1 in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Vitamin B2 in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Vitamin B6 in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Vitamin E in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Carbohydrates in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Calories in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Calcium in Flaxseed Based On Seeds Category
Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

calories-info.com creator
Healthy diet and healthy lifestyle promoter

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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