Lemongrass - calories, weight

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How many calories in lemongrass?

100g of lemongrass has about 99 calories (kcal).

Case in point, medium size lemongrass (80 g) has about 79 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 lemongrass (80 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 1.5 apples
  • 1 glass of Coca Cola
  • 0.5 slice of cheese
  • 0.5 slice of bread
  • 0.5 glass of milk
  • 4 cubes of sugar

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

Calories in lemongrass came from protein in 6%, from carbs in 90% and from fat in 4%.

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

Check compares of lemongrass with other products from spices category:

lemongrass - calories table

  • Medium size lemongrass (80g)79 kcal
  • Bunch of lemongrass (350g)347 kcal
  • 10g of lemongrass10 kcal
  • 20g of lemongrass20 kcal
  • 50g of lemongrass50 kcal
  • 100g of lemongrass99 kcal
  • 200g of lemongrass198 kcal
  • 500g of lemongrass495 kcal

Lemongrass - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 99 kcal
Carbs 25.31 gram
Protein 1.82 gram
Fat 0.49 gram

How much does a lemongrass weight?

Medium size lemongrass weights about.80g. Bunch of lemongrass weights about 350g.

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

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

Many products form spices have similar number of calories. To give you an ideal lest take oregano, rosemary leaves or savory.

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medium size lemongrass (80 g) has:

79kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 11 min. Bike
Horse ride 15 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 8 min. Tennis
Run 8 min. Run
Swim 9 min. Swim
Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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Promoter of a healthy eating and living style

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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