Fries (French Fries): Calories and Nutrition Analyse

Fries (French fries): calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in fries?

Fries (French fries) - caloies, wieghtScroll down to read more about calories in Fries (French fries)

100g of fries have about 312 calories (kcal).
Calories per: ounce | single piece

Case in point, medium size fries (6 g) has about 19 calories.

It is about 1% 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 fries is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 1 cube of sugar

For burning such amount of calories you have to bike at least 3 minutes, swim for about 2 minutes or run for 2 minutes.

Fries (French fries): calories and nutrition per 100g


Calories and nutrition per ounce (oz)


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

As I wrote before medium size fries (6 g) have 19 calories. It is easy to count that two fries have about 38 calories and three fries have about 57 calories. In table below you can also see calories amount for four and five fries.

  • Medium size fries (6 g)19 kcal
  • Ounce (oz) of fries88 kcal
  • Half of medium size fries9.5 kcal
  • Small size fries (5g)15.2 kcal
  • Big size fries (8g)24.7 kcal
  • Two medium size fries38 kcal
  • Three medium size fries57 kcal
  • Four medium size fries76 kcal
  • Five medium size fries95 kcal

Protein in fries

Fries have 3.43 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of medium size fries (6 g) you can see that you will get about 0.2 g of protein.

Carbs in fries

Fries have 41.44 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that medium size fries (6 g) has about 2.5 g of carbs.

Fat in fries

Fries have 14.73 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that medium size fries (6 g) has about 0.9 g of fat.

medium size fries (6 g) has:

19kcalFor burning these calories you have to:
Bike3 min.Bike
Horse ride3 min.Horse ride
Play tennis2 min.Tennis
Run2 min.Run
Swim2 min.Swim
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fries - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.17 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.039 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)3.004 mg
  • Vitaminium B60.372 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.03 mcg
  • Vitaminium C4.7 mg
  • Vitaminium E1.67 mg
  • Vitaminium K0.011 mg

Energy content of fries

  • 53% CARBS
  • 4% PROTEIN
  • 42% FAT

fries - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium579 mg
  • Phosphorus11.2 mg
  • Magnessium35 mg
  • Calcium18 mg
  • Sodium210 mg
  • Iron0.81 mg
  • Zink11.2 mg

Do fries cause weight gain? Whether it is good to eat fries on diet?

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

It is really much as for snacks. Similar energy amount have only such products as nachos, breadsticks or popcorn.

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

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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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