Sesame - calories, weight

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How much calories in sesame seeds?

100g of sesame has about 573 calories (kcal).

To show you what does it mean, handful (35 g) has about 201 calories.

It is about 8% 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 (35 g) is similar to calories amount from 3.5 apples, 2.5 glasses of Coca Cola, 2 slices of cheese, 1.5 slices of bread, 1.5 glasses of milk, 10.5 of sugar.

To burn this calories you need to bike at least 29 minutes, swim for about 24 minutes or run for 20 minutes.

Calories in sesame came from protein in 12%, from carbs in 15% and from fat in 73%.

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

Check compares of sesame with other products from seeds category:

sesame - calories table

  • Handfull of sesame seeds (35g)201 kcal
  • Tablespoon of sesame (15g)86 kcal
  • Glass full of sesame (170g)974 kcal
  • 10g of sesame57 kcal
  • 20g of sesame115 kcal
  • 50g of sesame287 kcal
  • 100g of sesame573 kcal
  • 200g of sesame1146 kcal
  • 500g of sesame2865 kcal

Sesame - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

Calories 573 kcal
Carbs 23.45 gram
Protein 17.73 gram
Fat 49.67 gram

How much does a sesame weight?

Handfull of sesame seeds weights about 35g.
Tablespoon of sesame weights about 15g.
Glass of sesame weights about 170g.

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

Count of calories in sesame is in middle point in comparsion to other products from seeds category. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific seeds, sesame seems to be a 'not bad' choice but you can find something better.

There is a lot of seeds with similar calories count. It can be for example sunflower seeds or amaranth seeds.

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handful (35 g) has:

201kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 29 min. Bike
Horse ride 37 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 20 min. Tennis
Run 20 min. Run
Swim 24 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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