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Calories in a 100 Gram Apple

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author image Sabrina Stapleton
Sabrina Stapleton has been writing since 2001 with her work focusing on academic writing in the field of health and fitness. Stapleton holds a Master of Arts in physiotherapy as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in sports rehabilitation and physiotherapy from Kings College University.
Calories in a 100 Gram Apple
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Apples are fruits low in calories; they contain a variety of healthy nutrients required for the effective functioning of the body. You can use apples to make a number of different dishes including toffee apple pudding and apple flapjack crumble.

Calories

One 100 g apple contains 52 calories, which is 3 percent of the recommended daily amount, according to Fatsecret. Adults should consume somewhere between 2,000 and 2,500 calories every day, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

Calorie Breakdown

The carbohydrate content in one 100 g apple provides 96 percent of the calories, while 1 percent derives from protein and 3 percent from fat.

Considerations

Apples are a healthy option for those pursuing a low fat diet as the total fat content in a 100 g apple is a mere 0.17 g. It is also a good source of fiber, containing 2.4 g, which is 10 percent of the recommended daily allowance, according to Fatsecret.

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