How Many Calories in Dates

There are different varieties of dates available in the market and the calorie content in this fruit varies based on its type and its serving size. One cup of chopped, pitted dates contains around 489 calories out of which just 7.2 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal serving of dates is 0.8 gram out of which saturated fat content is 0.34 gram, 0.055 gram is polyunsaturated fat content and 0.27 gram is monounsaturated fat content. Consuming dates does not impact your cholesterol level as the cholesterol content in this fruit is nil. The sodium and potassium content in it is 5.3 mg and 1160.6 mg respectively. The total carbohydrate content in an equal serving of dates is 130 grams, dietary fiber content is 13.3 grams and protein content is 3.5 grams.

Dates Calories

An average sized medjool date weighing around 24 grams has around 66 calories. It has 0.4 gram of protein, 16 grams sugar and 18 grams carbohydrate. 100 grams medjool dates have 277 calories. The calorie content differs based on the serving size.

Deglet Noor dates are also quite popular. A Delget Noor weighs approximately 7 grams and the calorie content in it is also quite low as compared to the medjool date. One Deglet Noor date contains around 20 calories. It also contains other micronutrients such as proteins, minerals, carbohydrates, etc. The protein content in a Deglet Noor is 0.2 gram, carbohydrate content is 5 grams and sugar content in it is 4.5 grams. It has a very low fat content. 100 grams serving of this type of date has around 282 calories. One cup of chopped Delget Noor date has approximately 415 calories.

Apart from this there are certain other kinds of dates and each of them contains different number of calories. The other micronutrients also vary based on this factor.