Pasta - calories, weight

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How much calories in pasta?

100g of pasta has about 131 calories (kcal).

It is about 5% 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 100g is similar to calories amount from 2.5 apples, 1.5 glasses of Coca Cola, 1 slice of cheese, 1 slice of bread, 1 glass of milk, 6.5 of sugar.

For burning such amount of calories you have to bike at least 19 minutes, swim for about 15 minutes or run for 13 minutes.

Calories in pasta came from protein in 16%, from carbs in 77% and from fat in 7%.

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

Check compares of pasta with other products from grain products category:

pasta - calories table

  • 10g of pasta13 kcal
  • 20g of pasta26 kcal
  • 50g of pasta66 kcal
  • 100g of pasta131 kcal
  • 200g of pasta262 kcal
  • 500g of pasta655 kcal

Pasta - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

Calories 131 kcal
Carbs 24.93 gram
Protein 5.15 gram
Fat 1.05 gram

How much does a pasta weight?

We are just checking weight of pasta. Come back to us in a few days. In the meantime we will use nutrition values per 100g pasta.

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

Number of calories in pasta is one of the highest from all products in grain products category. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific grain products, pasta seems to be a bad choice. It is easy to find something better among other grain products.

It is really much as for grain products. Similar energy amount have only such products as wholemeal pasta, muesli or oatmeal.

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

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100g has:

131kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 19 min. Bike
Horse ride 24 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 13 min. Tennis
Run 13 min. Run
Swim 15 min. Swim
Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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Promoter of a healthy eating and living style

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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