Mozzarella cheese - calories, weight

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How many calories in mozzarella?

100g of mozzarella has about 280 calories (kcal).

Case in point, one slice (18 g) has about 50 calories.

It is about 2% 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 one slice (18 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 0.5 apple
  • 0.5 glass of Coca Cola
  • 0.5 slice of cheese
  • 2.5 cubes of sugar

For burning such amount of calories you need to bike at least 7 minutes, swim for about 6 minutes or run for 5 minutes.

Calories in mozzarella came from protein in 40%, from carbs in 4% and from fat in 56%.

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

Check compares of mozzarella with other products from dairy category:

mozzarella - calories table

  • Slice of mozzarella (18g)50 kcal
  • 10g of mozzarella28 kcal
  • 20g of mozzarella56 kcal
  • 50g of mozzarella140 kcal
  • 100g of mozzarella280 kcal
  • 200g of mozzarella560 kcal
  • 500g of mozzarella1400 kcal

Mozzarella cheese - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 280 kcal
Carbs 3.1 gram
Protein 27.5 gram
Fat 17.1 gram

How much does a mozzarella weight?

Slice of mozzarella weights about 18g.

Does mozzarella cause weight gain? How it affects your diet?

Similar to other products number of calories in mozzarella puts it in the avarage of dairy. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific dairy, mozzarella seems to be a 'not bad' choice but you can find something better.

Many products form dairy have similar number of calories. To give you an ideal lest take halloumi, mascarpone or smoked cheese.

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one slice (18 g) has:

50kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 7 min. Bike
Horse ride 9 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 5 min. Tennis
Run 5 min. Run
Swim 6 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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