Different kinds of Pita Bread are available in the market. You may go for whole wheat pita bread, white pita bread and even enriched white pita bread. A large white pita bread of 6-1/2” diameter contains 165 calories out of only 6 calories come from fat. The total fat content in equal sized white pita bread is 0.72 gram consisting of 0.1 gram saturated fat, 0.321 gram polyunsaturated fat and 0.063 gram monounsaturated fat. The total carbohydrate content in it is 33.42 grams, dietary fiber content is 1.3 grams and protein content is 5.46 grams. It also contains sodium and potassium content of 322 mg and 72 mg respectively.
White enriched pita bread tastes better than the plain white pita bread. However, the calorie content in this pita bread is the same as the plain white pita bread.
A medium whole wheat pita bread of 5-1/4” diameter has around 123 calories out of which 6 calories come from fat. The total fat content in this is 0.64 gram of which 0.1 gram is saturated fat content, 0.255 gram is polyunsaturated fat and 0.087 gram is monounsaturated fat. It has sodium and potassium content of 188 mg and 96 mg respectively. The total carbohydrate content in it is 25.11 grams, dietary fiber content is 2.4 grams, sugar content is 0.12 gram and protein content is 4.71 grams.
Most people prefer consuming toasted pita bread. A small toasted pita bread of 4 inch diameter contains 79 calories out of which just 3 calories come from fat. The total fat content in equal sized toasted pita bread is 0.34 gram consisting of 0.047 gram saturated fat content, 0.153 gram polyunsaturated fat and 0.03 gram monounsaturated fat.
Pita bread sandwiches are also quite popular. The calorie content in pita bread sandwich varies based on the ingredients add and its method of preparation.