Sweet Potato: Calories and Nutrition Analyse

Sweet potato: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in sweet potato?

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100g of sweet potatos have about 86 calories (kcal).
Calories per: ounce | single piece

For example, medium size sweet potato (245 g) has 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 of sweet potato is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 4 apples
  • 2.5 glasses of Coca Cola (220 ml glass)
  • 2 slices of cheese
  • 1.5 slices of bread
  • 1.5 glasses of milk
  • 11 cubes 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.

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Calories In Sweet Potato Based On Vegetables Category

Sweet potato: calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories86kcal
Carbs20.1gram
Protein1.6gram
Fat0.1gram

Calories and nutrition per ounce (oz)

Calories24kcal
Carbs5.7gram
Protein0.5gram
Fat0gram

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How many calories in 1, 2, 3 or 5 sweet potatos?

As I wrote before medium size sweet potato (245 g) have 211 calories. It is easy to count that two sweet potatos have about 422 calories and three sweet potatos have about 633 calories. In table below you can also see calories amount for four and five sweet potatos.

  • Medium size sweet potato (245 g)211 kcal
  • Ounce (oz) of sweet potatos24 kcal
  • Half of medium size sweet potato105.5 kcal
  • Small size sweet potato (196g)168.8 kcal
  • Big size sweet potato (319g)274.3 kcal
  • Two medium size sweet potatos422 kcal
  • Three medium size sweet potatos633 kcal
  • Four medium size sweet potatos844 kcal
  • Five medium size sweet potatos1055 kcal

Protein in sweet potato

Sweet potatos have 1.6 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of medium size sweet potato (245 g) you can see that you will get about 3.9 g of protein.

Carbs in sweet potatos

Sweet potatos have 20.12 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that medium size sweet potato (245 g) has about 49.3 g of carbs.

Fat in sweet potatos

Sweet potatos have 0.05 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that medium size sweet potato (245 g) has about 0.1 g of fat.

medium size sweet potato (245 g) has:

211kcalFor burning these calories you have to:
Bike30 min.Bike
Horse ride39 min.Horse ride
Play tennis20 min.Tennis
Run21 min.Run
Swim25 min.Swim
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sweet potato - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium A14187 IU
  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.078 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.061 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.557 mg
  • Vitaminium B50.8 mg
  • Vitaminium B60.209 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)11 mcg
  • Vitaminium C2.4 mg
  • Vitaminium E0.26 mg
  • Vitaminium K1.8 mg

Energy content of sweet potato

  • 92% CARBS
  • 7% PROTEIN
  • 1% FAT

sweet potato - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium337 mg
  • Phosphorus47 mg
  • Magnessium25 mg
  • Calcium30 mg
  • Sodium55 mg
  • Iron0.61 mg
  • Zink0.3 mg
  • Beta karoten8509 mg

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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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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