Orange - calories, weight

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How many calories in orange?

100g of oranges have about 49 calories (kcal).

For instance, medium size orange (320 g) have about 157 calories.

It is about 7% 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 orange (320 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 3 apples
  • 2 glasses of Coca Cola
  • 1.5 slices of cheese
  • 1 slice of bread
  • 1 glass of milk
  • 8 cubes of sugar

For burning such amount of calories you need to bike at least 22 minutes, swim for about 19 minutes or run for 16 minutes.

Calories in orange came from protein in 7%, from carbs in 88% and from fat in 5%.

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

Check compares of orange with other products from fruits category:

orange - calories table

  • Medium size orange (320g)157 kcal
  • 10g of oranges5 kcal
  • 20g of oranges10 kcal
  • 50g of oranges25 kcal
  • 100g of oranges49 kcal
  • 200g of oranges98 kcal
  • 500g of oranges245 kcal

Orange - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 49 kcal
Carbs 11.89 gram
Protein 0.94 gram
Fat 0.3 gram

How much does a orange weight?

Medium size orange (edible part) weights about.320g.

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

Small number of calories in orange puts this product in the middle of low-calories fruits. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific fruits, orange seems to be a pretty good choice.

This is not many but you can easily find less calorific products. Less calories we can find in such fruits as watermelons, carambola fruits or strawberries.

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medium size orange (320 g) has:

157kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 22 min. Bike
Horse ride 29 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 15 min. Tennis
Run 16 min. Run
Swim 19 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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