calories in lettuce information and values per serving and 100g

Welcome to the nutritional calories content in 5 different types of lettuce, ranging from 17 kcal to 13 kcal per 100g. The basic type of lettuce is Lettuce, red leaf, raw, where the amount of calories in 100g is 16 kcal.

16 kcal of calories per 100g, from Lettuce, red leaf, raw corresponds to 1% of the calories RDA. For a typical serving size of 1 cup shredded (or 28 g) the amount of Calories is 4.48 kcal. This corresponds to an RDA percentage of 0%.

The percentage of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for calories is based on a 2000 kcal RDA level for a mature adult.

Top three lettuce products high in calories

Below is a summary list for the top three lettuce items ranked by the amount or level of calories in 100g.

1. Lettuce, cos or romaine, raw : 17kcal (1%RDA)
2. Lettuce, red leaf, raw : 16kcal (1%RDA)
3. Lettuce, green leaf, raw : 15kcal (1%RDA)

Following on from the three top lettuce items or products containing calories we have a more comprehensive break down of Lettuce, red leaf, raw, and the highest item containing calories which is Lettuce, cos or romaine, raw. We also give a comparison of average values, median values and lowest values along with a comparison with other food groups and assess the effects of storage and preparation on the 5 types of lettuce.

At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 5 different types of lettuce based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes), providing a comprehensive analysis of the calories content in lettuce.

Lettuce, red leaf, raw - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Lettuce, red leaf, raw should be considered along with the calories content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Vegetables and Vegetable Products.Other important and calories related nutrients are Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Protein is 1.33 g (2% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.22 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 2.26 g (2% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the calories levels in lettuce.

calories and nutrition facts in lettuce per 100g

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Lettuce, red leaf, raw has a nutritional value score of 58 out of 100.Comparing the calories content and the nutritional density in 100g for Lettuce, red leaf, raw; We class this as a medium to low calories content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a high nutritional density value.

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 cup shredded (or 28 g)

For the food Lettuce, red leaf, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup shredded (or 28 g) which contains 4.48 kcal of Calories. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Protein content is 0.37 g, the Fat content is 0.06 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0.63 g. The percentages are shown below in the calories chart, for the typical serving of calories and the related and important nutritional values.calories and nutritional content in lettuce

Macronutrients in Lettuce, red leaf, raw


The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food described above is measured in grams per 100g and grams in a typical serving size (in this case 1 cup shredded or 28 g), although it is also useful to give the number of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrate which are the most important macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 1.5 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 0.5 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 2.5 (kcal).calories, calories and nutritional content in lettuce

Kcal of calories in lettuce (per 100g)

This list of 5 types of lettuce, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Lettuce, cos or romaine, raw through to Lettuce, butterhead (includes boston and bibb types), raw where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional calories content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how many calories in lettuce.

The list below gives the total calories content in the 5 items from the general description 'lettuce' each of which show the calories amount as well as Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 5 food items shown in the calories chart. This gives a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

lettuce calories per 100g

The corresponding nutritional value for lettuce based on our density score out of 100 (ranked by the amount of calories per 100g) is shown in the below nutritional density chart. lettuce calories per 100g

Effect of Preparation and Storage on calories

The level of calories can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The total food items which are raw is 5 items. The highest amount of calories from the 5 raw items is in Lettuce, cos or romaine, raw where the content is 17 kcal per 100g.

Average Content for lettuce

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of calories contained in 100g of lettuce, based on the list below of 5 different items under the general description of lettuce, is 15.00 kcal of calories. This average value corresponds to 0.75 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Protein is 1.23 g, the average amount of Fat is 0.21 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Calories is found in Lettuce, green leaf, raw which in 100g contains 15 kcal of Calories. This corresponds to 1 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Protein is 1.36 g, the amount of Fat is 0.15 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 2.87 g.

Highest calories Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 5 different lettuce nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of calories is found in Lettuce, cos or romaine, raw which contains 17 kcal of calories per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 1 %. For this 100g serving the Protein content is 1.23 g, the Fat content is 0.3 g, the Carbohydrate content is 3.29 g. chart to show highest calories in lettuce per 100g

The lowest amount of calories in 100g is in Lettuce, butterhead (includes boston and bibb types), raw which contains 13 kcal. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 1 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Protein is 1.35 g, the amount of Fat is 0.22 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 2.23 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a calories range of 4 kcal per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 0.12 g for Protein, 0.08 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of calories per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high calories foods in your diet. For example 100g of Lettuce, red leaf, raw contains 16 kcal of calories. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the calories nutritional content.

The food with the highest calories content per typical serving is Lettuce, iceberg (includes crisphead types), raw which contains 10.08 kcal in 1 cup shredded (or 72 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 1 %. For this serving the Protein content is 0.65 g, the Fat content is 0.1 g and the Carbohydrate content is 2.14 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing calories which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of calories in foods.


Lettuce List, calories Content per 100g

1. Lettuce, cos or romaine, raw - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 57 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  17 kcal (1%)1.23 g (2%)3.29 g (3%)0.3 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup shredded (or 47g):
   7.99 kcal (0%) 0.58 g (1%) 1.55 g (1%) 0.14 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leaf inner (or 6g):
  1.02 kcal (0%) 0.07 g (0%) 0.2 g (0%) 0.02 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leaf outer (or 28g):
  4.76 kcal (0%) 0.34 g (1%) 0.92 g (1%) 0.08 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 head (or 626g):
  106.42 kcal (5%) 7.7 g (14%) 20.6 g (16%) 1.88 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 NLEA serving (or 85g):
  14.45 kcal (1%) 1.05 g (2%) 2.8 g (2%) 0.26 g (0%)
2. Lettuce, red leaf, raw - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 58 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  16 kcal (1%)1.33 g (2%)2.26 g (2%)0.22 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup shredded (or 28g):
   4.48 kcal (0%) 0.37 g (1%) 0.63 g (0%) 0.06 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leaf inner (or 2.6g):
  0.42 kcal (0%) 0.03 g (0%) 0.06 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leaf outer (or 17g):
  2.72 kcal (0%) 0.23 g (0%) 0.38 g (0%) 0.04 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 head (or 309g):
  49.44 kcal (2%) 4.11 g (7%) 6.98 g (5%) 0.68 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 NLEA serving (or 85g):
  13.6 kcal (1%) 1.13 g (2%) 1.92 g (1%) 0.19 g (0%)
3. Lettuce, green leaf, raw - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 65 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  15 kcal (1%)1.36 g (2%)2.87 g (2%)0.15 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup shredded (or 36g):
   5.4 kcal (0%) 0.49 g (1%) 1.03 g (1%) 0.05 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 head (or 360g):
  54 kcal (3%) 4.9 g (9%) 10.33 g (8%) 0.54 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leaf inner (or 4.8g):
  0.72 kcal (0%) 0.07 g (0%) 0.14 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leaf outer (or 24g):
  3.6 kcal (0%) 0.33 g (1%) 0.69 g (1%) 0.04 g (0%)
4. Lettuce, iceberg (includes crisphead types), raw - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 25 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  14 kcal (1%)0.9 g (2%)2.97 g (2%)0.14 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup shredded (or 72g):
   10.08 kcal (1%) 0.65 g (1%) 2.14 g (2%) 0.1 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup, chopped (1/2 pieces and loosely packed) (or 57g):
  7.98 kcal (0%) 0.51 g (1%) 1.69 g (1%) 0.08 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 head and large (or 755g):
  105.7 kcal (5%) 6.8 g (12%) 22.42 g (17%) 1.06 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 head and medium (6 dia) (or 539g):
  75.46 kcal (4%) 4.85 g (9%) 16.01 g (12%) 0.75 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 head and small (or 324g):
  45.36 kcal (2%) 2.92 g (5%) 9.62 g (7%) 0.45 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leaf and large (or 15g):
  2.1 kcal (0%) 0.14 g (0%) 0.45 g (0%) 0.02 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leaf and medium (or 8g):
  1.12 kcal (0%) 0.07 g (0%) 0.24 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leaf and small (or 5g):
  0.7 kcal (0%) 0.05 g (0%) 0.15 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 NLEA Serving (or 89g):
  12.46 kcal (1%) 0.8 g (1%) 2.64 g (2%) 0.12 g (0%)
5. Lettuce, butterhead (includes boston and bibb types), raw - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 56 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  13 kcal (1%)1.35 g (2%)2.23 g (2%)0.22 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and shredded or chopped (or 55g):
   7.15 kcal (0%) 0.74 g (1%) 1.23 g (1%) 0.12 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 head (5 dia) (or 163g):
  21.19 kcal (1%) 2.2 g (4%) 3.63 g (3%) 0.36 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leaf and large (or 15g):
  1.95 kcal (0%) 0.2 g (0%) 0.33 g (0%) 0.03 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leaf and medium (or 7.5g):
  0.98 kcal (0%) 0.1 g (0%) 0.17 g (0%) 0.02 g (0%)






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