Challah is a type of braided bread eaten by Jews during the Sabbath and other Jewish holidays. Traditional recipes for challah use eggs, white flour, sugar and water. Commercial recipes may use whole wheat flour instead of white flour.
This nutritional information applies to a slice of challah weighing about 2 oz. A serving of challah contains a total of 165 calories, which is about 8 percent of the daily value for calories. This daily value assumes a standard diet of 2000 calories per day, according to MyFitnessPal.
Carbohydrates, Fat and Protein
A 2-oz. serving of challah contains 118 calories from carbohydrates, 27 calories from fat and 20 calories from protein. Challah provides 31 g of carbohydrates per serving, which is about 10 percent of the daily value for carbohydrates. A serving of challah also has 3 g of fat, or about 4.6 percent of the daily value for fat. The protein content in a serving of challah is 5 g, which is about 10 percent of the daily value for protein.
Sodium and Cholesterol
Challah contains 300 mg of sodium per serving, which is 13 percent of the daily value for sodium. It also has 35 mg of cholesterol, or about 12 percent of the daily value for cholesterol.