Garlic - calories, weight

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How many calories in garlic?

100g of garlic has about 149 calories (kcal).

To illustrate, medium size garlic (50 g) has about 75 calories.

It is about 3% 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 garlic (50 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 1 apple
  • 0.5 glass of Coca Cola
  • 0.5 slice of cheese
  • 0.5 slice of bread
  • 0.5 glass of milk
  • 3.5 cubes of sugar

For burning such amount of calories you would have to bike at least 11 minutes, swim for about 9 minutes or run for 8 minutes.

Calories in garlic came from protein in 16%, from carbs in 82% and from fat in 3%.

See also: Nutrition, vitamins and health benefits of garlic.

Check compares of garlic with other products from vegetables category:

garlic - calories table

  • Medium size garlic (50g)75 kcal
  • 10g of garlic15 kcal
  • 20g of garlic30 kcal
  • 50g of garlic75 kcal
  • 100g of garlic149 kcal
  • 200g of garlic298 kcal
  • 500g of garlic745 kcal

Garlic - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 149 kcal
Carbs 33.06 gram
Protein 6.36 gram
Fat 0.5 gram

How much does a garlic weight?

Medium size garlic (edible part) weights about.50g.

Does garlic cause weight gain? How it affects your diet?

Similar to other products number of calories in garlic puts it in the avarage of vegetables. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific vegetables, garlic seems to be a 'not bad' choice but you can find something better.

Many products form vegetables have similar number of calories. To give you an ideal lest take ginger roots, algae or champignons.

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medium size garlic (50 g) has:

75kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 11 min. Bike
Horse ride 14 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 7 min. Tennis
Run 8 min. Run
Swim 9 min. Swim
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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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