Sesame Seeds: Calories and Nutrition Analyse

Sesame seeds: calories, protein, carbs and fat in 100g, ounce, handful, tablespoon and more

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How many calories in sesame?

Sesame seeds - calories, kcal

100g of sesame has about 573 calories (kcal).
Calories per: ounce | handful | tablespoon | cup | half cup

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 sesame is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 3.5 apples
  • 2.5 glasses of Coca Cola (220 ml glass)
  • 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.

Sesame seeds: calories and nutrition per 100g (and per ounce)

Calories573kcal/100g(162 kcal/oz)
Protein17.7g/100g(5 g/oz)
Carbs Total23.5g/100g(6.6 g/oz)
Fat49.7g/100g(14.1 g/oz)
per 100 gper ounce
Calories573 ~ 162.4
Carbs Total23.45 g~ 6.6 g
Dietary fiber11.8 g~ 3.3 g
Fat49.67 g~ 14.1 g
Protein17.73 g~ 5 g

How many calories in handful, tablespoon, cup or half cup of sesame seeds?

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

  • Handful of sesame seeds (35g)201 kcal
  • Tablespoon of sesame (15g)86 kcal
  • Cup of sesame (128g)733 kcal
  • Half cup of sesame (64g)367 kcal
  • Ounce (oz) of sesame162 kcal
  • 10g of sesame57 kcal
  • 20g of sesame115 kcal
  • 50g of sesame287 kcal
  • 100g of sesame573 kcal

Protein in sesame

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.

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.

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.

Sesame seeds - caloies, wieght

handful of sesame (35 g) has:

201kcalFor burning these calories you have to:
Bike29 min.Bike
Horse ride37 min.Horse ride
Play tennis20 min.Tennis
Run20 min.Run
Swim24 min.Swim

sesame - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium A9 IU
  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.791 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.247 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)4.515 mg
  • Vitaminium B50.05 mg
  • Vitaminium B60.79 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)97 mcg
  • Vitaminium E0.25 mg

Energy content of sesame

  • 15% CARBS
  • 12% PROTEIN
  • 73% FAT

sesame - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium468 mg
  • Phosphorus629 mg
  • Magnessium351 mg
  • Calcium975 mg
  • Sodium11 mg
  • Iron14.55 mg
  • Zink7.75 mg
  • Beta karoten5 mg

Interesting charts - compare sesame with other seeds

When you look at charts below you will see how sesame looks like in comparsion to other products from its category. When you click on selected product you will se detailed comparsion.

Pumpkin seeds (6) more...Pepitas (6) more...Amaranth (6.7) more...Quinoa (7) more...Sunflower Seeds (8.6) more...Sesame seeds (11.8) more...Poppy seed (19.5) more...Linseed (27.3) more...Flaxseed (27.3) more...Chia seeds (34.4) more...
Fiber in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Quinoa (6.07) more...Amaranth (8) more...Chia seeds (30.74) more...Poppy seed (41.56) more...Linseed (42.16) more...Flaxseed (42.16) more...Pumpkin seeds (49.05) more...Pepitas (49.05) more...Sesame seeds (49.67) more...Sunflower Seeds (51.46) more...
Fat in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Quinoa (4.57) more...Sunflower Seeds (5.25) more...Linseed (5.73) more...Flaxseed (5.73) more...Amaranth (7.6) more...Chia seeds (7.72) more...Pumpkin seeds (8.82) more...Pepitas (8.82) more...Poppy seed (9.76) more...Sesame seeds (14.55) more...
Iron in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Quinoa (197) more...Amaranth (248) more...Sunflower Seeds (325) more...Chia seeds (335) more...Poppy seed (347) more...Sesame seeds (351) more...Linseed (392) more...Flaxseed (392) more...Pumpkin seeds (592) more...Pepitas (592) more...
Magnesium in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Quinoa (457) more...Amaranth (557) more...Sesame seeds (629) more...Sunflower Seeds (660) more...Chia seeds (860) more...Poppy seed (870) more...Pumpkin seeds (1233) more...
Phosphorus in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Chia seeds (407) more...Sesame seeds (468) more...Amaranth (508) more...Quinoa (563) more...Sunflower Seeds (645) more...Poppy seed (719) more...Pumpkin seeds (809) more...Pepitas (809) more...Linseed (813) more...Flaxseed (813) more...
Potassium in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Quinoa (14.12) more...Chia seeds (16.54) more...Amaranth (17) more...Sesame seeds (17.73) more...Poppy seed (17.99) more...Flaxseed (18.29) more...Linseed (18.3) more...Sunflower Seeds (20.78) more...Pumpkin seeds (30.23) more...Pepitas (30.23) more...
Protein in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Amaranth (0.01) more...Quinoa (5) more...Pumpkin seeds (7) more...Pepitas (7) more...Sunflower Seeds (9) more...Sesame seeds (11) more...Chia seeds (16) more...Poppy seed (26) more...Linseed (30) more...Flaxseed (30) more...
Sodium in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Pumpkin seeds (0.273) more...Pepitas (0.273) more...Quinoa (0.36) more...Chia seeds (0.62) more...Sesame seeds (0.791) more...Poppy seed (0.854) more...Sunflower Seeds (1.48) more...Linseed (1.64) more...Flaxseed (1.644) more...
Vitamin B1 in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Poppy seed (0.1) more...Pumpkin seeds (0.153) more...Pepitas (0.153) more...Linseed (0.161) more...Flaxseed (0.161) more...Chia seeds (0.17) more...Sesame seeds (0.247) more...Quinoa (0.318) more...Sunflower Seeds (0.355) more...
Vitamin B2 in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Poppy seed (0.896) more...Quinoa (1.52) more...Linseed (3.08) more...Flaxseed (3.08) more...Sesame seeds (4.515) more...Pumpkin seeds (4.987) more...Pepitas (4.987) more...Sunflower Seeds (8.335) more...Chia seeds (8.83) more...
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Sesame seeds (0.05) more...Poppy seed (0.324) more...Pumpkin seeds (0.75) more...Linseed (0.985) more...Sunflower Seeds (1.13) more...
Vitamin B5 (Acid Pantotenic) in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Pumpkin seeds (0.143) more...Pepitas (0.143) more...Poppy seed (0.247) more...Linseed (0.473) more...Flaxseed (0.473) more...Amaranth (0.6) more...Sesame seeds (0.79) more...Sunflower Seeds (1.345) more...
Vitamin B6 in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Pepitas (0.058) more...Flaxseed (0.087) more...Chia seeds (49) more...Pumpkin seeds (58) more...Poppy seed (82) more...Linseed (87) more...Sesame seeds (97) more...Quinoa (184) more...Sunflower Seeds (227) more...
Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Sesame seeds (0.25) more...Flaxseed (0.31) more...Chia seeds (0.5) more...Poppy seed (1.77) more...Pepitas (2.18) more...Quinoa (2.44) more...Linseed (19.95) more...Pumpkin seeds (35.1) more...Sunflower Seeds (35.17) more...
Vitamin E in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Amaranth (2.9) more...Quinoa (3.1) more...Linseed (4.34) more...Chia seeds (4.58) more...Sunflower Seeds (5) more...Sesame seeds (7.75) more...Pumpkin seeds (7.81) more...Poppy seed (7.9) more...
Zinc in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Pumpkin seeds (10.71) more...Pepitas (10.71) more...Sunflower Seeds (20) more...Sesame seeds (23.45) more...Poppy seed (28.13) more...Linseed (28.8) more...Flaxseed (28.88) more...Chia seeds (42.12) more...Quinoa (64.16) more...Amaranth (67) more...
Carbohydrates in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Quinoa (368) more...Amaranth (409) more...Chia seeds (486) more...Poppy seed (525) more...Linseed (534) more...Flaxseed (534) more...Pumpkin seeds (559) more...Pepitas (559) more...Sesame seeds (573) more...Sunflower Seeds (584) more...
Calories in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Pumpkin seeds (46) more...Pepitas (46) more...Quinoa (47) more...Sunflower Seeds (78) more...Amaranth (159) more...Linseed (255) more...Flaxseed (255) more...Chia seeds (631) more...Sesame seeds (975) more...Poppy seed (1438) more...
Calcium in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Sesame seeds (9) more...Quinoa (14) more...Pumpkin seeds (16) more...Pepitas (16) more...Sunflower Seeds (50) more...Chia seeds (54) more...
Vitamin A in Sesame Based On Seeds Category
Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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