How Many Calories in an Apple?

image001The apple is from the tree species, Malus domestica and Rosaceae and grows in all parts of the world with China producing the most apples. There are at least 55 million tons of apples picked every year from assorted varieties that range in taste and texture. Apples are used for many different things including; baking, cooking or a quick low calorie snack. Let’s take a look at the caloric content of apples:

How Many Calories in an Apple?

Apples are packed with nutrition and low in calories, plus they provide your body with water. Apples contain at least 80 to 90 percent water and are high in vitamins and antioxidants. They are rich in the following nutrients; Beta-carotene, vitamin A, vitamin C (mostly contained in the skin area of the apple), iron, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, and two important antioxidants polyphenols and flavanoids. You will be able to tell when an apple is at its perfect ripeness by the amount of scent it gives off from the skin. Use the following table to see the different varieties including their nutrition information:

Raw Apple With Skin

Per 100 grams

                                                       52 calories

Extra Small = 2 ½” Diameter

(101g)

Calories

53

Carbohydrates

14g

Dietary Fiber

2.4g

Sugar

10g

Small = 2 ¾” Diameter (150g)

Calories

78

Carbohydrates

21g

Dietary Fiber

3.6g

Sugar

15g

Medium = 3” Diameter (180g)

Calories

95

Carbohydrates

25g

Dietary Fiber

4.4g

Sugar

19g

Large = 3 ¼” Diameter (225g)

Calories

116

Carbohydrates

31g

Dietary Fiber

5g

Sugar

23g

1 Cup Sliced (110g)

Calories

57

Carbohydrates

15g

Dietary Fiber

2.6g

Sugar

11g

Raw Apple Without Skin

Per 100 grams

                                                       48 Calories

Small = 2 ¾” Diameter

(130g)

Calories

63

Carbohydrates

17g

Dietary Fiber

1.7g

Sugar

13g

Medium = 3” Diameter (160g)

Calories

77

Carbohydrates

21g

Dietary Fiber

2.1g

Sugar

16g

Large = 3 ¼” Diameter (215g)

Calories

103

Carbohydrates

28g

Dietary Fiber

2.8g

Sugar

22g

1 Cup Sliced (110g)

Calories

53

Carbohydrates

14g

Dietary Fiber

1.4g

Sugar

11g

Boiled Apple

Per 100 grams

                                                       53 Calories

1 Cup Sliced (170g)

Calories

91

Carbohydrates

23g

Dietary Fiber

4.1g

Sugar

19g

Microwaved Apple

Per 100 grams

                                                       56 Calories

1 Cup Sliced (170g)

Calories

95

Carbohydrates

24g

Dietary Fiber

4.8g

Here is an informative video on apple nutritional facts:

 
 
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