The calorie content in orange juice may vary based on the way it is prepared and its quantity. The calorie content in 100 ml orange juice is 44 kcal whereas in 1 cup it is 113 calories. Most people prefer having orange juice in breakfast. This is owing to the nutritional value it offers. 1.3 calories in 1 cup of orange juice which contains 113 calories come from fat. The total fat content in 1 cup of orange juice is 0.15 grams out of which 0.017 grams are Saturated Fat, 0.029 grams are polyunsaturated fat and 0.027 grams are monounsaturated fat. The cholesterol content is almost 0%, sodium content is 7.5 mg, potassium is 479 mg, carbohydrate is 27.1 grams, dietary fibre is 0.57 gram and protein content is 1.7 grams.
Orange juice is a very rich source of Vitamin C; the Vitamin C content in one cup of Orange juice is as much as 163%. Other Vitamins are also present in moderate forms in this fruit for instance Vitamin A content in one cup of Orange juice is 4%, Vitamin B6 is 6% and Vitamin E is 1% while Vitamin D and Vitamin B 12 is nil. You will also b benefited by the health benefits that other macronutrients offer by consuming a cup of orange juice as it contains some percentage of most of these. The calcium content in one cup of orange juice is 3%, Iron is 1%, Thiamin is as high as 13%, Riboflavin is 3%, Niacin is 3%, Phosphorous is 4%, Copper is 6%, Magnesium is 6% and Zinc is 1%.
So many macronutrients present in a cup of orange juice definitely make it a health drink. However, the number of calories in a cup of orange juice may vary to some extent based on the sugar content added to it.