How Many Calories in Fruit Salad

Fruit salad is one of the healthiest types of salad and is also unarguably the tastiest salad variety. There are many different types of fruit salads depending upon the fruits used, quantity of different fruits used, the types of dressings used and the manner of presentation. Thus each different type of fruit salad contains different amount of calories. Fruits salads are very simple to make at home and are also manufactured and prepared by different companies and restaurants etc. To find out about the calorie content of fruit salad, you can read the following info.

Calories in Fruit Salad

Dole is a company which sells canned fruit salad which is known as tropical fruit salad.  ½ cup of this salad weighs about 122 grams and contains 80 calories in total. Out of these 80 calories, 7% come from total carbohydrates and 4% come from dietary fiber content. The nutrition grade given to this salad is B.  Since this salad has very little amount of sodium present in it, it is considered healthy and another positive point associated with it is the presence of high amount of vitamin C. But the presence of a large quantity of sugar is the negative thing about Dole tropical fruit salad.

Del Monte also prepares and sells tropical fruit salad. ½ cup of this salad weighs 13 grams and contains 80 calories.  As far as the nutritional value of this salad is concerned, it has been given A- grade. Of the total calorie content, 7% of the calories come from total carbohydrates whereas 4% of the calories come from the dietary fiber content. No cholesterol and no saturated fat are the good things about Del Monte tropical fruit salad in addition to the fact that this salad is low in sodium and high on the vitamin C content. But high amount of sugar is a negative point about it.