Jam - calories, weight

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How much calories in jams?

100g of jam has about 238 calories (kcal).

For example, tablespoon (12 g) has about 29 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 tablespoon (12 g) is similar to calories amount from 0.5 apples, 1.5 of sugar.

For burning such amount of calories you have to bike at least 4 minutes, swim for about 3 minutes or run for 3 minutes.

Calories in jam came from protein in 1%, from carbs in 99% and from fat in 0%.

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

Check compares of jam with other products from sweets category:

jam - calories table

  • Tablespoon of jam (12g)29 kcal
  • Teaspoon ofjam (6g)14 kcal
  • 10g of jam24 kcal
  • 20g of jam48 kcal
  • 50g of jam119 kcal
  • 100g of jam238 kcal
  • 200g of jam476 kcal
  • 500g of jam1190 kcal

Jam - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

Calories 238 kcal
Carbs 59.86 gram
Protein 0.37 gram
Fat 0.07 gram

How much does a jam weight?

Tablespoon of jam weights about 12g.
Teaspoon of jam weights about 6g.

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

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

It is really much as for sweets. Similar energy amount have only such products as jellys, waffles or fudge candies.

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

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tablespoon (12 g) has:

29kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 4 min. Bike
Horse ride 5 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 3 min. Tennis
Run 3 min. Run
Swim 3 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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