Plantain: Calories and Nutrition Analyse

Plantain: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in plantain?

100g of plantains have about 122 calories (kcal).
Calories per: ounce

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 plantain is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 2 apples
  • 1.5 glasses of Coca Cola (220 ml glass)
  • 1 slice of cheese
  • 1 slice of bread
  • 1 glass of milk
  • 6 cubes of sugar

To burn this calories you need to bike at least 17 minutes, swim for about 14 minutes or run for 12 minutes.

Plantain: calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 122 kcal
Carbs 31.9 gram
Protein 1.3 gram
Fat 0.4 gram

Plantain: calories and nutrition per ounce (oz)

Calories 34.6 kcal
Carbs 9 gram
Protein 0.4 gram
Fat 0.1 gram

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How many calories in different weights of plantains?

As I wrote before 100g have 122 calories. It is also easy to count how many calories will be in different weights of plantain.

  • Ounce (oz) of plantains35 kcal
  • 10g of plantains12 kcal
  • 20g of plantains24 kcal
  • 50g of plantains61 kcal
  • 100g of plantains122 kcal

Protein in plantains

Plantains have 1.3 g protein per 100g.

Carbs in plantains

Plantains have 31.89 g carbohydrates per 100g.

Fat in plantains

Plantains have 0.35 g fat per 100g.

plantain - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium A 1127 IU
  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine) 0.062 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin) 0.076 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin) 0.672 mg
  • Vitaminium B6 0.242 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid) 0.022 mcg
  • Vitaminium C 18.4 mg
  • Vitaminium K 0.029 mg

Energy content of plantain

  • 94% CARBS
  • 4% PROTEIN
  • 2% FAT

plantain - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium 487 mg
  • Magnessium 36 mg
  • Calcium 3 mg
  • Sodium 4 mg
  • Iron 0.55 mg

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

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

It is hard to find product with higher calories count in Spieces. Similar energy amount have only such products as red delicious apples, pink lady apples or Yukon Gold potatoes.

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

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100g of plantains has:

122kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 17 min. Bike
Horse ride 22 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 12 min. Tennis
Run 12 min. Run
Swim 14 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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