How Many Calories in Pomegranate

Pomegranate is a nutritious and delicious fruit which offers various health benefits. One pomegranate of 3-3/8 inch diameter weighing around 154 grams contains around 105 calories out of which 4 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal sized pomegranate is 0.5 gram which includes 0.1 gram each of saturated fat content, monounsaturated fat content and polyunsaturated fat content. The total sodium content in it is 5 mg. It also has carbohydrate content of 26.4 grams.

Half a cup pomegranate arils weighing approximately 87 grams contains 59 calories out of which 2 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal quantity of pomegranate is 0.3 gram out of which 0.1 gram is polyunsaturated fat content. The total carbohydrate content in it is 14.9 grams, dietary fiber content is 0.5 gram, sugar content is 14.4 gram, protein content is 0.8 gram and sodium content is 3 mg.

Pomegranate Calories

Apart from its raw form, the juiced form of pomegranate is also quite popular and equally healthy. The calorie content in this form is obviously different from the raw form of pomegranate. Most of the calories in pomegranate juice are obtained from carbohydrates. One cup serving of pomegranate juice contains 139 calories out of which as many as 132 calories come from fat, 6 of them come from fats and just one calories is obtained from the protein content available in this juice. It is said that 1 cup of pomegranate juice offers 7 percent of the suggested daily intake of calories in an adult.

Vodka pomegranate martini is also a well liked drink. A 4 oz serving of vodka pomegranate martini contains around 130 calories. This drink is a combination of 3 oz pomegranate mixer, some crushed pomegranate sugar and 1.5 oz vodka along with one lemon wedge.