Sesame calories and nutrition analyse

Sesame: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in sesame?

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

To show you what does it mean, handful of sesame (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 of sesame (35 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 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 cubes 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: Vitamins and health benefits of sesame.

Sesame - calories and nutrition per 100g

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

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How many calories in handfull, tablespoon, glass of sesame seeds?

As I wrote before 100g has 573 calories. It is also easy to count how many calories will be in ie. handfull, tablespoon, glass of sesame.

  • 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

How much protein in sesame seeds?

Sesame has 17.73 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of handful of sesame (35 g) you can see that you will get about 6.2 g of protein.

How much carbs in sesame?

Sesame has 23.45 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that handful of sesame (35 g) has about 8.2 g of carbs.

How much fat in sesame?

Sesame has 49.67 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that handful of sesame (35 g) has about 17.4 g of fat.

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

Count of calories in sesame is in the 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, amaranth seeds or chickpeas.

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handful of sesame (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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