Walnuts - calories, weight

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How many calories in walnuts?

100g of walnuts have about 654 calories (kcal).

In particular, handful (35 g) have about 229 calories.

It is about 10% 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 ie.:

  • 4 apples
  • 2.5 glasses of Coca Cola
  • 2 slices of cheese
  • 2 slices of bread
  • 1.5 glasses of milk
  • 12 cubes of sugar

To burn this calories you have to bike at least 33 minutes, swim for about 27 minutes or run for 23 minutes.

Calories in walnuts came from protein in 9%, from carbs in 8% and from fat in 84%.

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

Check compares of walnuts with other products from nuts category:

walnuts - calories table

  • Handfull of walnuts (35g)229 kcal
  • Glass full of walnuts (170g)1112 kcal
  • 10g of walnuts65 kcal
  • 20g of walnuts131 kcal
  • 50g of walnuts327 kcal
  • 100g of walnuts654 kcal
  • 200g of walnuts1308 kcal
  • 500g of walnuts3270 kcal

Walnuts - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 654 kcal
Carbs 13.71 gram
Protein 15.23 gram
Fat 65.21 gram

How much do walnuts weight?

Handfull of walnuts weights about 35g.
Glass of walnuts weights about 170g.

Do walnuts make you fat? Whether it is good to eat walnuts on diet?

Count of calories in walnuts is one of the highest from all products in nuts category. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific nuts, walnuts seems to be a bad choice. It is easy to find something better among other nuts.

It is really much as for nuts. Similar energy amount have only such products as almond flakes, almonds, brazil nuts or cashew nuts.

You should consider that not only calories are important when you are on a diet. If walnuts contain nutrition you need than maybe you should add it to your daily menu anyway?

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handful (35 g) has:

229kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 33 min. Bike
Horse ride 42 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 22 min. Tennis
Run 23 min. Run
Swim 27 min. Swim
Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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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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