Potato - calories, weight

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How much calories in potatos?

100g of potatos have about 77 calories (kcal).

To show you what does it mean, medium size potato (90 g) have about 69 calories.

It is about 3% 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 potato (90 g) is similar to calories amount from 1 apple, 0.5 glasses of Coca Cola, 0.5 slices of cheese, 0.5 slices of bread, 0.5 glasses of milk, 3.5 of sugar.

For burning such amount of calories you would have to bike at least 10 minutes, swim for about 8 minutes or run for 7 minutes.

Calories in potato came from protein in 10%, from carbs in 88% and from fat in 1%.

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

Check compares of potato with other products from vegetables category:

potato - calories table

  • Medium size potato (90g)69 kcal
  • 10g of potatos8 kcal
  • 20g of potatos15 kcal
  • 50g of potatos39 kcal
  • 100g of potatos77 kcal
  • 200g of potatos154 kcal
  • 500g of potatos385 kcal

Potato - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

Calories 77 kcal
Carbs 17.49 gram
Protein 2.05 gram
Fat 0.1 gram

How much does a potato weight?

Medium size potato (edible part) weights about.90g.

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

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

Many products form vegetables have similar number of calories. To give you an ideal lest take pumpkins, salad chicory leaves or rhubarbs.

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medium size potato (90 g) has:

69kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 10 min. Bike
Horse ride 13 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 7 min. Tennis
Run 7 min. Run
Swim 8 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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