Sunflower - calories, weight

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How much calories in sunflower seeds?

100g of sunflower seeds have about 584 calories (kcal).

Case in point, handful (35 g) have about 204 calories.

It is about 9% 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.

For burning such amount of calories you would have to bike at least 29 minutes, swim for about 24 minutes or run for 21 minutes.

Calories in sunflower came from protein in 13%, from carbs in 13% and from fat in 74%.

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

Check compares of sunflower with other products from seeds category:

sunflower - calories table

  • Handfull of sunflower seeds (35g)204 kcal
  • Tablespoon of sunflower (15g)88 kcal
  • Glass full of sunflower (175g)1022 kcal
  • 10g of sunflower seeds58 kcal
  • 20g of sunflower seeds117 kcal
  • 50g of sunflower seeds292 kcal
  • 100g of sunflower seeds584 kcal
  • 200g of sunflower seeds1168 kcal
  • 500g of sunflower seeds2920 kcal

Sunflower - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

Calories 584 kcal
Carbs 20 gram
Protein 20.78 gram
Fat 51.46 gram

How much does a sunflower weight?

Handfull of sunflower seeds weights about 35g.
Tablespoon of sunflower weights about 15g.
Glass of sunflower weights about 175g.

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

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

Many products form seeds have similar number of calories. To give you an ideal lest take amaranth seeds, buckwheat, chia seeds or linseed.

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handful (35 g) has:

204kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 29 min. Bike
Horse ride 38 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 20 min. Tennis
Run 21 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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