Peppermint - calories, weight

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How much calories in peppermint leaves?

100g of peppermint has about 70 calories (kcal).

For instance, handful (20 g) has about 14 calories.

It is about 1% 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 handful (20 g) is similar to calories amount from 0.5 of sugar.

To burn this calories you need to bike at least 2 minutes, swim for about 2 minutes or run for 1 minute.

Calories in peppermint came from protein in 18%, from carbs in 72% and from fat in 10%.

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

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Amount of calories in peppermint and other herbs

Check compares of peppermint with other products from herbs category:

peppermint - calories table

  • Handfull of peppermint leaves (20g)14 kcal
  • Glass full of peppermint (65g)46 kcal
  • 10g of peppermint7 kcal
  • 20g of peppermint14 kcal
  • 50g of peppermint35 kcal
  • 100g of peppermint70 kcal
  • 200g of peppermint140 kcal
  • 500g of peppermint350 kcal

Peppermint - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

Calories 70 kcal
Carbs 14.79 gram
Protein 3.75 gram
Fat 0.94 gram

How much does a peppermint weight?

Handfull of peppermint leaves weights about 20g.
Glass of peppermint weights about 65g.

Does peppermint make you fat and how it affect your weight?

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

It is hard to find product with higher calories count in herbs. Similar energy amount have only such products as dandelions or sage leaves.

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

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handful (20 g) has:

14kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 2 min. Bike
Horse ride 3 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 1 min. Tennis
Run 1 min. Run
Swim 2 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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