Lettuce - calories, weight

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Categories | Vegetables

How much calories in lettuce leaves?

100g of lettuce has about 15 calories (kcal).

To give you an idea, medium size lettuce (200 g) has about 30 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 medium size lettuce (200 g) is similar to calories amount from 0.5 apples, 1.5 of sugar.

To burn this calories you would have to bike at least 4 minutes, swim for about 4 minutes or run for 3 minutes.

Calories in lettuce came from protein in 30%, from carbs in 63% and from fat in 7%.

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

Check compares of lettuce with other products from vegetables category:

lettuce - calories table

  • Medium size lettuce (200g)30 kcal
  • 10g of lettuce2 kcal
  • 20g of lettuce3 kcal
  • 50g of lettuce8 kcal
  • 100g of lettuce15 kcal
  • 200g of lettuce30 kcal
  • 500g of lettuce75 kcal

Lettuce - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

Calories 15 kcal
Carbs 2.87 gram
Protein 1.36 gram
Fat 0.15 gram

How much does a lettuce weight?

Medium size lettuce (edible part) weights about.200g.

Does lettuce make you fat and how it affect your weight?

Lettuce have one of the lowest number of calories within vegetables. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific vegetables, lettuce seems to be a good choice.

Really hard to find lower calories count in vegetables. Similar energy amount have only such products as purslane leaves and roots, radishes or watercresses.

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medium size lettuce (200 g) has:

30kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 4 min. Bike
Horse ride 6 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 3 min. Tennis
Run 3 min. Run
Swim 4 min. Swim
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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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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