Lotus root calories and nutrition analyse
Lotus root: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data
How many calories in lotus root?
100g of lotus root has about 74 calories (kcal).
To show you what does it mean, medium size lotus root (115 g) has about 85 calories.
It is about 4% 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 lotus root (115 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
To burn this calories you need to bike at least 12 minutes, swim for about 10 minutes or run for 9 minutes.
Calories in lotus root came from protein in 13%, from carbs in 86% and from fat in 1%.
See also: Vitamins and health benefits of lotus root.
Lotus root - calories and nutrition per 100g
How many calories in 1, 2, 3 or 5 lotus roots?
As I wrote before medium size lotus root (115 g) has 85 calories. It is easy to count that two lotus roots have about 170 calories and three lotus roots have about 255 calories. In table below you can also see calories amount for four and five lotus roots.
- Medium size lotus root (115g)85 kcal
- Two lotus roots170 kcal
- Three lotus roots255 kcal
- Four lotus roots340 kcal
- Five lotus roots425 kcal
How much protein in lotus roots?
Lotus root has 2.6 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of medium size lotus root (115 g) you can see that you will get about 3 g of protein.
How much carbs in lotus root?
Lotus root has 17.23 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that medium size lotus root (115 g) has about 19.8 g of carbs.
How much fat in lotus root?
Lotus root has 0.1 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that medium size lotus root (115 g) has about 0.1 g of fat.
Does lotus root make you fat and how it affect your weight?
Count of calories in lotus root is in the middle point in comparsion to other products from vegetables category. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific vegetables, lotus root seems to be a 'not bad' choice but you can find something better.