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How Many Calories Does a Biscuit Have?

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author image Laura Michele Oliver
Laura Michele Oliver received her bachelor's degree in nutrition from Auburn University. She served as a dietetic intern at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where she also graduated with a Master of Science in clinical nutrition. She now works as a registered dietitian in Brooklyn, N.Y.
How Many Calories Does a Biscuit Have?
Biscuits are high in calories. Photo Credit MSPhotographic/iStock/Getty Images

When eating flaky biscuits, watch your portions because the calories can quickly add up. Stick with only eating one biscuit to manage your calorie consumption, and make sure to use portion control when adding butter or other condiments.

Calories

The calorie in a biscuit depends on the size. A 4-inch diameter biscuit contains 357 calories, a 2 ½-inch diameter contains 212 calories and a 1 ½ -inch diameter contains 49 calories. Fifty percent of the calories come from carbohydrates, 8 percent from protein and 42 percent from fat.

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