Linseed calories and nutrition analyse

Linseed: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in linseed?

100g of linseed has about 534 calories (kcal).

For instance, handful of linseed (35 g) has about 187 calories.

It is about 8% 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 handful of linseed (35 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 3.5 apples
  • 2 glasses of Coca Cola
  • 1.5 slices of cheese
  • 1.5 slices of bread
  • 1.5 glasses of milk
  • 9.5 cubes of sugar

To burn this calories you have to bike at least 27 minutes, swim for about 22 minutes or run for 19 minutes.

Calories in linseed came from protein in 13%, from carbs in 20% and from fat in 67%.

See also: Vitamins and health benefits of linseed.

Linseed - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 534 kcal
Carbs 28.8 gram
Protein 18.3 gram
Fat 42.16 gram

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How many calories in handfull, tablespoon, glass of linseed?

As I wrote before 100g has 534 calories. It is also easy to count how many calories will be in ie. handfull, tablespoon, glass of linseed.

  • Handfull of linseed (35g)187 kcal
  • Tablespoon of linseed (15g)80 kcal
  • Glass full of linseed (145g)774 kcal
  • 10g of linseed53 kcal
  • 20g of linseed107 kcal
  • 50g of linseed267 kcal
  • 100g of linseed534 kcal
  • 200g of linseed1068 kcal
  • 500g of linseed2670 kcal

How much protein in linseed?

Linseed has 18.3 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of handful of linseed (35 g) you can see that you will get about 6.4 g of protein.

How much carbs in linseed?

Linseed has 28.8 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that handful of linseed (35 g) has about 10.1 g of carbs.

How much fat in linseed?

Linseed has 42.16 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that handful of linseed (35 g) has about 14.8 g of fat.

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

Count of calories in linseed is in the middle point in comparsion to other products from seeds category. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific seeds, linseed seems to be a 'not bad' choice but you can find something better.

There is a lot of seeds with similar calories count. It can be for example poppy seed, pumpkin seeds or quinoa seeds.

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handful of linseed (35 g) has:

187kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 27 min. Bike
Horse ride 34 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 18 min. Tennis
Run 19 min. Run
Swim 22 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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