Applesauce is added to various food items to enhance their taste. It is also quite nutritious and comes with some amount of calories though the calorie content in applesauce is quite less than various other sauces. At the same time applesauce is also very nutritious. Apple sauce is prepared using different methods and the number of calories in it differs based on its method of preparation. One cup of sweetened applesauce has around 194 calories. It is considered a rich source of carbohydrates. An equal serving of applesauce has 50 grams carbohydrates, 3 grams dietary fiber content and various essential vitamins. A 4 oz serving of original applesauce has 100 calories.
Those who are calorie conscious but still crave for applesauce can go for its unsweetened version. The calorie content in unsweetened apple sauce is comparatively less than the sweetened one. One cup of unsweetened apple sauce has 102 calories. Out of these 102 calories around 96% comes from carbohydrates and 2% each from fat and proteins. It also contains some amount of other micronutrients; the carbohydrate content in an equal serving of unsweetened applesauce is 27.5 grams, fiber content in it is 2.7 grams, fat content is 0.24 gram out of which 0.02 gram is saturated fat, protein content is 0.41 gram and 5 mg sodium.
Unsweetened applesauce is also very low in fat and it does not even impact the cholesterol level. The cholesterol content in it is zero. You may mix applesauce with cereals or yogurt and have it for breakfast; this is a very healthy breakfast option. Apple sauce is added to a number of other food items to make them more nutritious as well as delicious. Various companies manufacture applesauce and the calorie content in applesauce may vary from company to company based on the ingredients they add in it as well as their method of preparation.