Lemongrass: Calories and Nutrition Analyse

Lemongrass: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in lemongrass?

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100g of lemongrass has about 99 calories (kcal).
Calories per: ounce | single piece | bunch

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 is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 1.5 apples
  • 1 glass of Coca Cola (220 ml glass)
  • 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.

Lemongrass: calories and nutrition per 100g


Calories and nutrition per ounce (oz)


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

As I wrote before medium size lemongrass (80 g) has 79 calories. It is easy to count that two lemongrass have about 158 calories and three lemongrass have about 237 calories. In table below you can also see calories amount for four and five lemongrass.

  • Medium size lemongrass (80 g)79 kcal
  • Bunch of lemongrass (350g)347 kcal
  • Ounce (oz) of lemongrass28 kcal
  • Half of medium size lemongrass39.5 kcal
  • Small size lemongrass (64g)63.2 kcal
  • Big size lemongrass (104g)102.7 kcal
  • Two medium size lemongrass158 kcal
  • Three medium size lemongrass237 kcal
  • Four medium size lemongrass316 kcal
  • Five medium size lemongrass395 kcal

Protein in lemongrass

Lemongrass has 1.82 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of medium size lemongrass (80 g) you can see that you will get about 1.5 g of protein.

Carbs in lemongrass

Lemongrass has 25.31 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that medium size lemongrass (80 g) has about 20.2 g of carbs.

Fat in lemongrass

Lemongrass has 0.49 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that medium size lemongrass (80 g) has about 0.4 g of fat.

medium size lemongrass (80 g) has:

79kcalFor burning these calories you have to:
Bike11 min.Bike
Horse ride15 min.Horse ride
Play tennis8 min.Tennis
Run8 min.Run
Swim9 min.Swim
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lemongrass - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium A6 IU
  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.065 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.135 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)1.101 mg
  • Vitaminium B60.08 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)75 mcg
  • Vitaminium C2.6 mg

Energy content of lemongrass

  • 90% CARBS
  • 6% PROTEIN
  • 4% FAT

lemongrass - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium723 mg
  • Magnessium60 mg
  • Calcium65 mg
  • Sodium6 mg
  • Iron8.17 mg
  • Zink2.23 mg

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.

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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