Fries (French Fries) vs Breadsticks: The Healthier Choice

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Fries (French fries) - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Fries (French fries) - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Breadsticks vs Fries: Nutrition Comparison

per 100gFries (French fries)Breadsticks
Calories312 412
Carbohydrates41.44 g68.4 g
Fat14.73 g9.5 g
Dietary fiber3.8 g3 g
Protein3.43 g12 g
Water38.55 g6.1 g
Calcium18 mg22 mg
Iron0.81 mg4.28 mg
Magnessium35 mg32 mg
Phosphorus11.2 mg2.2 mg
Potassium579 mg124 mg
Sodium210 mg713 mg
Zink11.2 mg2.2 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.17 mg0.589 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.039 mg0.553 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)3.004 mg5.281 mg
Vitaminium B60.372 mg0.073 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.03 mg0.255 mg
Vitaminium E1.67 mg1.01 mg
Vitaminium K0.011 mg0.002 mg

Less Calories in Fries

At first glance, you can see that in fries is less calories than in breadsticks.

Fries has 312 kcal per 100g and breadsticks 412 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 32%.

In fries and in breadsticks most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare fries with breadsticks in details.

Fries And Breadsticks Nutrition Difference

  • Calories:
    breadsticks - 32% more than fries
  • Carbohydrates:
    breadsticks - 65% more than fries
  • Fat:
    fries - 55% more than breadsticks
  • Dietary fiber:
    fries - 27% more than breadsticks
  • Protein:
    breadsticks - 250% more than fries
  • Water:
    fries - 532% more than breadsticks

Less protein in fries

It is aslo easy to see see that in fries is less protein than in breadsticks.

There is 12g per 100g of breadsticks and 3.43g per 100g of fries so using simple math we can see that difference is about 250%.

Less carbohydrates in fries

In fries is less carbohydrates than in breadsticks.

There is 68.4g/100g of carbohydrates in breadsticks and 41.44g/100g in fries so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 65%.

More fat in fries

In fries is more fats than in breadsticks.

The tables above show us that there is 9.5g/100g of fats in breadsticks and 14.73g/100g in fries. In this case difference is about 55%.

Fries (French fries)

  • Calories312
  • Carbohydrates41.44 g
  • Fat14.73 g
  • Dietary fiber3.8 g
  • Protein3.43 g
  • Water38.55 g
Fries (French fries) calories per:
| ounce | single piece | cup | half cup

Calories source

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


  • Calories412
  • Carbohydrates68.4 g
  • Fat9.5 g
  • Dietary fiber3 g
  • Protein12 g
  • Water6.1 g
Breadsticks calories per:
| ounce | single piece | handfull | glass

Calories source

  • 67% CARBS
  • 12% PROTEIN
  • 21% FAT

Vitamins: breadsticks vs fries

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine):
    breadsticks - 246% more than fries
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin):
    breadsticks - 1318% more than fries
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin):
    breadsticks - 76% more than fries
  • Vitaminium B6:
    fries - 410% more than breadsticks
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid):
    breadsticks - 750% more than fries
  • Vitaminium E:
    fries - 65% more than breadsticks
  • Vitaminium K:
    fries - 450% more than breadsticks

Minerals: fries vs breadsticks

  • Calcium:
    breadsticks - 22% more than fries
  • Iron:
    breadsticks - 428% more than fries
  • Magnessium:
    fries - 9% more than breadsticks
  • Phosphorus:
    fries - 409% more than breadsticks
  • Potassium:
    fries - 367% more than breadsticks
  • Sodium:
    breadsticks - 240% more than fries
  • Zink:
    fries - 409% more than breadsticks
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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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