Jujubes are a hot favourite especially amongst the kids. These are delicious and you can have a number of jujubes at a time. However, they do not offer any nutritional value. Consuming jujubes means adding a lot of calories to the diet thus it is recommended to avoid these.
Jujubes mainly comprise of sugar and certain flavours. 10 average sized jujubes weighing around 42 grams contain 140 calories and these calories come from carbohydrates. The total carbohydrate content in an equal number of average sized jujubes is 34 grams; sugar content in it is 19 grams and sodium content is 10 mg. However the calorie content in this candy may differ based on the brand you opt for and even depending upon the jujube flavour you choose. Jujubes come in different colours and flavours and the calorie content in each of these flavours may vary to some extent.
Allan Candy Company is known for manufacturing delicious jujubes. Eight jujubes from this brand contain 160 calories and these calories are obtained from carbohydrates. These jujubes contain two kinds of sugar. They also include some addictives, carnauba wax, corn starch, citric acid and mineral oil. These candies also include some artificial as well as natural flavours as well as some artificial colour. An equal number of jujubes from this brand contain 40 grams of carbohydrates which comprises mainly of sugar; the fiber content is very less in this candy. These jujubes contain around 29 grams of sugar. Jujubes manufactured by Allan Candy Company do not include any mineral or vitamin which is essential for the body.
Apart from this there are a number of other brands that offer yummy and colourful jujubes in different flavours. The calorie content in jujubes manufactured by different brands varies based on the kind and quantity of ingredients added to these.