Poppy Seed: Calories and Nutrition Analyse

Poppy seed: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in poppy seed?

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100g of poppy seed have about 525 calories (kcal).
Calories per: ounce | handful | tablespoon | glass

For instance, handful of poppy seed (30 g) has about 158 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 handful of poppy seed is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 3 apples
  • 2 glasses of Coca Cola (220 ml glass)
  • 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 23 minutes, swim for about 19 minutes or run for 16 minutes.

Poppy seed: calories and nutrition per 100g


Calories and nutrition per ounce (oz)


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How many calories in handful, tablespoon or glass of poppy seed?

As I wrote before 100g have 525 calories. It is also easy to count how many calories will be in ie. handful, tablespoon or glass of poppy seed.

  • Handful of poppy seed (30g)158 kcal
  • Tablespoon of poppy seed (12g)63 kcal
  • Glass full of poppy seed (145g)761 kcal
  • Ounce (oz) of poppy seed149 kcal
  • 10g of poppy seed53 kcal
  • 20g of poppy seed105 kcal
  • 50g of poppy seed263 kcal
  • 100g of poppy seed525 kcal

Protein in poppy seed

Poppy seed have 17.99 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of handful of poppy seed (30 g) you can see that you will get about 5.4 g of protein.

Carbs in poppy seed

Poppy seed have 28.13 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that handful of poppy seed (30 g) has about 8.4 g of carbs.

Fat in poppy seed

Poppy seed have 41.56 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that handful of poppy seed (30 g) has about 12.5 g of fat.

handful of poppy seed (30 g) has:

158kcalFor burning these calories you have to:
Bike23 min.Bike
Horse ride29 min.Horse ride
Play tennis15 min.Tennis
Run16 min.Run
Swim19 min.Swim
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poppy seed - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.854 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.1 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.896 mg
  • Vitaminium B50.324 mg
  • Vitaminium B60.247 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)82 mcg
  • Vitaminium C1 mg
  • Vitaminium E1.77 mg

Energy content of poppy seed

  • 20% CARBS
  • 13% PROTEIN
  • 67% FAT

poppy seed - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium719 mg
  • Phosphorus870 mg
  • Magnessium347 mg
  • Calcium1438 mg
  • Sodium26 mg
  • Iron9.76 mg
  • Zink7.9 mg

Do poppy seed cause weight gain? Whether it is good to eat poppy seed on diet?

Similar to other products number of calories in poppy seed puts it in the avarage of seeds. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific seeds, poppy seed seems to be a 'not bad' choice but you can find something better.

Many products form seeds have similar number of calories. To give you an ideal lest take pumpkin seeds, quinoa seeds or sesame seeds.

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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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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