Mint - calories, weight

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How many calories in mint?

100g of mint has about 44 calories (kcal).

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

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from handful (20 g) 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.

Calories in mint came from protein in 25%, from carbs in 63% and from fat in 12%.

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

Check compares of mint with other products from spices category:

mint - calories table

  • Handfull of mint leaves (20g)9 kcal
  • 10g of mint4 kcal
  • 20g of mint9 kcal
  • 50g of mint22 kcal
  • 100g of mint44 kcal
  • 200g of mint88 kcal
  • 500g of mint220 kcal

Mint - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 44 kcal
Carbs 8.41 gram
Protein 3.29 gram
Fat 0.73 gram

How much does a mint weight?

Handfull of mint leaves weights about 20g.

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 or tomato sauce.

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handful (20 g) has:

9kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 1 min. Bike
Horse ride 2 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 1 min. Tennis
Run 1 min. Run
Swim 1 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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