Sweet potato - calories, weight

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Categories | Vegetables

How much calories in sweet potatos?

100g of sweet potatos have about 86 calories (kcal).

For example, medium size sweet potato (245 g) have about 211 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 medium size sweet potato (245 g) is similar to calories amount from 4 apples, 2.5 glasses of Coca Cola, 2 slices of cheese, 1.5 slices of bread, 1.5 glasses of milk, 11 of sugar.

For burning such amount of calories you have to bike at least 30 minutes, swim for about 25 minutes or run for 21 minutes.

Calories in sweet potato came from protein in 7%, from carbs in 92% and from fat in 1%.

See also: Nutrition, vitamins and health benefits of sweet potato.

Check compares of sweet potato with other products from vegetables category:

sweet potato - calories table

  • Medium size sweet potato (245g)211 kcal
  • 10g of sweet potatos9 kcal
  • 20g of sweet potatos17 kcal
  • 50g of sweet potatos43 kcal
  • 100g of sweet potatos86 kcal
  • 200g of sweet potatos172 kcal
  • 500g of sweet potatos430 kcal

Sweet potato - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

Calories 86 kcal
Carbs 20.12 gram
Protein 1.6 gram
Fat 0.05 gram

How much does a sweet potato weight?

Medium size sweet potato (edible part) weights about.245g.

Does sweet potato cause weight gain? How it affects your diet?

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

Many products form vegetables have similar number of calories. To give you an ideal lest take chard leaves, tomatoes or turnips.

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medium size sweet potato (245 g) has:

211kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 30 min. Bike
Horse ride 39 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 20 min. Tennis
Run 21 min. Run
Swim 25 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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