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Calories In Food Items

A calorie is a unit of energy. It is used as a measure of the energy released by food as it is digested by the human body. The calorie requirement differs depending upon your age, gender, metabolism, physical activity and many other factors. Knowing the calories in food items help us to plan our diet accordingly.

Calories In Food Items
Calories In Food Items
So if you want to lose weight, the calories leaving the body should be more than the calories consumed. Similarly for gaining weight, more calories should be entering your body than leaving it. In order to maintain a healthy weight, you need to balance the amount of calories you consume to the amount you burn through physical activities.

Now let us see the calories provided by the given food items per 100 grams 

  • Mutton - 128
  • Lamb - 178
  • Chicken Breast - 75
  • Duck - 192
  • Turkey - 122
  • Butter - 734
  • Milk, semi-skimmed - 50
  • Milk, whole - 67
  • Yogurt with low fat - 97
  • Cheese - 310
  • Eggs - 150
  • Ice Cream - 170
  • Spinach - 23
  • Broccoli - 28
  • Beetroot (raw) - 36
  • Garlic (raw) - 98
  • Potatoes (raw) - 75
  • Onions (raw) - 64
  • Almond - 598
  • Cashew nut - 561
  • Sunflower seed - 560
  • Wheat germ - 363
  • Brown rice - 360
  • Rice (white boiled) - 120
  • Strawberry - 37
  • Bread - 230
  • Watermelon - 30
  • Fish (example - Cod) - 220
  • Chocolate Biscuits - 520

Calories provided by fruits per piece 

  • Apple - 95
  • Bananas - 95  
  • Avocado - 270
  • Apricot - 17
  • Blackberries - 25
  • Blueberries - 30  
  • Coconut - 351
  • Dates - 107
  • Grapes - 60
  • Kiwi fruit - 29
  • Lemon - 6
  • Mango - 107
  • Orange - 60
  • Papaya - 74
  • Pear - 64
  • Plum - 36
  • Tangerine - 37  

Calories provided by vegetables per piece 

  • Beetroot - 30
  • Cabbage - 31
  • Carrots - 30
  • Cauliflower - 28
  • Cucumber - 30
  • Kidney beans - 230
  • Lentils - 212
  • Lettuce - 7
  • Mushrooms - 20
  • Green pepper - 15
  • Zucchini - 22 

Calories provided as per specification 

  • Raisins (50g) - 136
  • Cherries (1 cup) - 90
  • Walnuts (1/4 cup) - 160
  • Buttermilk (one glass) - 32
  • Tandoori roti (one roti) - 100
  • Fish curries (one small bowl) - 325
  • Palak Paneer - (one bowl) - 190
  • Rasam - (one small bowl) - 60
  • Dhokla - (one piece) - 25
  • Daal tadka (one bowl ) - 120
  • Instant coffee (one packet ) - 3
  • Iced Tea - (500mL) - 130
  • Peas - (one cup) - 60 
The above values of calories are approximate. Hope you enjoyed reading Calories in Food Items. Do not shy to share it with your friends.

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