Olive oil - calories, weight

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How many calories in olive oil?

100g of olive oil has about 884 calories (kcal).

Case in point, tablespoon (11 g) has about 97 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 tablespoon (11 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
  • 5 cubes of sugar

For burning such amount of calories you need to bike at least 14 minutes, swim for about 11 minutes or run for 10 minutes.

Calories in olive oil came from protein in 0%, from carbs in 0% and from fat in 100%.

See also: Nutrition, vitamins and health benefits of olive oil.

Check compares of olive oil with other products from oils category:

olive oil - calories table

  • Tablespoon of olive oil (11g)97 kcal
  • Teaspoon ofolive oil (6g)53 kcal
  • Glass full of olive oil (215g)1901 kcal
  • Small glass (100ml) of olive oil (97g)857 kcal
  • Small glass (40ml) of olive oil (38g)336 kcal
  • 10g of olive oil88 kcal
  • 20g of olive oil177 kcal
  • 50g of olive oil442 kcal
  • 100g of olive oil884 kcal
  • 200g of olive oil1768 kcal
  • 500g of olive oil4420 kcal

Olive oil - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 884 kcal
Fat 100 gram

How much does a olive oil weight?

Tablespoon of olive oil weights about 11g.
Teaspoon of olive oil weights about 6g.
Glass of olive oil weights about 215g.
Small glass (100ml) of olive oil weights about 97g.
Small glass (40ml) ofolive oil weights about 38g.

Does olive oil cause weight gain? How it affects your diet?

Extremely hight number of calories in olive oil puts this product at the top of hight calorific oils. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific oils, olive oil seems to be a bad choice. It is easy to find something better among other oils.

It is hard to find product with higher calories count in oils. Similar energy amount have only such products as palm oil, sesam oil or almond oil.

You should consider that not only calories are important when you are on a diet. If olive oil contains nutrition you need than maybe you should add it to your daily menu anyway?

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tablespoon (11 g) has:

97kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 14 min. Bike
Horse ride 18 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 9 min. Tennis
Run 10 min. Run
Swim 11 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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