Mint: Calories and Nutrition Analyse

Mint: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in mint?

Mint - caloies, wieghtScroll down to read more about calories in Mint

100g of mint has about 44 calories (kcal).
Calories per: ounce | handful

Case in point, handful of mint (20 g) has about 9 calories.

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from handful mint is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • less than half of sugar cube

To burn this calories you would have to bike at least 1 minute, swim for about 1 minute or run for 1 minute.

Mint: calories and nutrition per 100g


Calories and nutrition per ounce (oz)


Check compares of mint with other products from spices category:

How many calories in handful of mint leaves?

As I wrote before 100g has 44 calories. It is also easy to count how many calories will be in ie. handful of mint.

  • Handful of mint leaves (20g)9 kcal
  • Ounce (oz) of mint12 kcal
  • 10g of mint4 kcal
  • 20g of mint9 kcal
  • 50g of mint22 kcal
  • 100g of mint44 kcal

Protein in mint

Mint has 3.29 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of handful of mint (20 g) you can see that you will get about 0.7 g of protein.

Carbs in mint

Mint has 8.41 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that handful of mint (20 g) has about 1.7 g of carbs.

Fat in mint

Mint has 0.73 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that handful of mint (20 g) has about 0.1 g of fat.

handful of mint (20 g) has:

9kcalFor burning these calories you have to:
Bike1 min.Bike
Horse ride2 min.Horse ride
Play tennis1 min.Tennis
Run1 min.Run
Swim1 min.Swim
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mint - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium A4054 IU
  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.078 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.175 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.948 mg
  • Vitaminium B60.158 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)105 mcg
  • Vitaminium C13.3 mg

Energy content of mint

  • 63% CARBS
  • 25% PROTEIN
  • 12% FAT

mint - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium458 mg
  • Magnessium63 mg
  • Calcium199 mg
  • Sodium30 mg
  • Iron11.87 mg
  • Zink1.09 mg

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

This is a product with really low energy amount (low calorific). If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific spices, mint seems to be a pretty good choice. Just remember we compare it with other products from spices

This is not many but you can easily find less calorific products. It can be for example salt, borage leaves, basil or coriander.

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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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