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How Many Calories in a Gala Apple?

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Elisabeth Dahl is a freelance writer and copyeditor who has worked in publishing since 1991. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Arts degree from Georgetown University, where she was a Writing Center Associate Fellow.
How Many Calories in a Gala Apple?
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Originally from New Zealand, Gala apples are also grown extensively in the United States. They are generally sweet, firm and crisp -- and good for baking or fresh eating. Small to medium in size, gala apples, like all apples, are low in calories and rich in dietary fiber and vitamin C.

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Calories and Carbs

An average medium-sized gala apple weighs 140 grams and contains 80 calories. It also has 22 grams of carbohydrates with 5 grams of fiber and 17 grams of sugar.

Vitamins and Minerals

One medium-sized Gala apple provides 195 milligrams of potassium. It also provides as 2 percent of the daily value for vitamin A, calcium and iron, as well as 20 percent of the DV for vitamin C, based on a 2,000-calorie diet.

Other Nutrients

Gala apples provide no fat, sodium or protein.

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