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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