Purslane - calories, weight

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Categories | Vegetables

How much calories in purslane leaves and roots?

100g of purslane has about 16 calories (kcal).

In particular, handful (35 g) has about 6 calories.

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from handful (35 g) is similar to calories amount from less than half of sugar cube

For burning such amount of calories you need to bike at least 1 minute, swim for about 1 minute or run for 1 minute.

Calories in purslane came from protein in 26%, from carbs in 69% and from fat in 5%.

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

Check compares of purslane with other products from vegetables category:

purslane - calories table

  • Handfull of purslane leaves and roots (35g)6 kcal
  • 10g of purslane2 kcal
  • 20g of purslane3 kcal
  • 50g of purslane8 kcal
  • 100g of purslane16 kcal
  • 200g of purslane32 kcal
  • 500g of purslane80 kcal

Purslane - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

Calories 16 kcal
Carbs 3.4 gram
Protein 1.3 gram
Fat 0.1 gram

How much does a purslane weight?

Handfull of purslane leaves and roots weights about 35g.

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

Extremely low number of calories in purslane puts this product at the top of low calorific vegetables. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific vegetables, purslane seems to be a good choice.

It is hard to find product with lower calories count in vegetables. Similar energy amount have only such products as radishes, watercresses or pickled cucumbers.

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handful (35 g) has:

6kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 1 min. Bike
Horse ride 1 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 1 min. Tennis
Run 1 min. Run
Swim 1 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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