How Many Calories in Tangerines

Tangerine, a low fat fruit, may be consumed raw and even in its juiced form. The calorie content in both these forms is different. One cup sections of raw Tangerine contain 85.8 calories out of which a mere 3.3 calories are obtained from fat. The total fat content in an equal quantity of raw Tangerine is as less as 0.37 gram out of which 0.043 gram is saturated fat content, 0.066 gram is monounsaturated fat content and 0.072 gram is polyunsaturated fat content. The sodium and potassium content in one cup sections of raw Tangerine is 2 mg and 306 mg respectively. The total carbohydrate content in it is 21.8 grams, dietary fiber content is 4.5 grams and protein content is 1.2 grams.

Tangerine is a rich source of vitamin C and also contains some amount of other vitamins including vitamin A, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, vitamin B6 and vitamin E. It also contains traces of essential minerals such as calcium, iron, copper, selenium, phosphorus, magnesium and zinc.

Tangerines Calories

One small sized Tangerine of 1-1/4 inches diameter weighing around 70 grams contains 37 calories out of which just 2 calories come from fat. It has a very low fat content of 0.2 gram, 1 mg of sodium, 9.3 grams of carbohydrates, 1.3 gram of dietary fiber, 7.4 gram of sugar content and 0.6 gram of proteins. A medium sized Tangerine which is approximately 2-3/8 inches in diameter and ways around 84.grams contains 45 calories out of which merely 2 calories are obtained from fat. It has 0.3 grams of fat, 11.2 grams of total carbohydrates and 0.7 gram of proteins.

Besides raw Tangerine, you may also consume Tangerine juice which is equally yummy and healthful. One cup of Tangerine juice contains 124.5 calories out of which 4.5 calories come from fat and the remaining calories are obtained from carbohydrates and protein. The calorie content in one serving of Tangerine Sauce is 25 kcal.