calories in sweet potato information and values per serving and 100g

Welcome to the nutritional calories content in 16 different types of sweet potato, ranging from 164 kcal to 35 kcal per 100g. The basic type of sweet potato is Sweet potato leaves, raw, where the amount of calories in 100g is 42 kcal.

42 kcal of calories per 100g, from Sweet potato leaves, raw corresponds to 2% of the calories RDA. For a typical serving size of 1 cup, chopped (or 35 g) the amount of Calories is 14.7 kcal. This corresponds to an RDA percentage of 1%.

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

Top ten sweet potato products high in calories

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

1. Sweet potato, cooked, candied, home-prepared : 164kcal (8%RDA)
2. Sweet potato, canned, syrup pack, drained solids : 108kcal (5%RDA)
3. Sweet potato, canned, mashed : 101kcal (5%RDA)
4. Sweet potato, frozen, cooked, baked, without salt : 100kcal (5%RDA)
5. Sweet potato, frozen, cooked, baked, with salt : 100kcal (5%RDA)
6. Sweet potato, frozen, unprepared : 96kcal (5%RDA)
7. Sweet potato, cooked, baked in skin, with salt : 92kcal (5%RDA)
8. Sweet potato, canned, vacuum pack : 91kcal (5%RDA)
9. Sweet potato, cooked, baked in skin, without salt : 90kcal (5%RDA)
10. Sweet potato, canned, syrup pack, solids and liquids : 89kcal (4%RDA)

Following on from the ten top sweet potato items or products containing calories we have a more comprehensive break down of Sweet potato leaves, raw, and the highest item containing calories which is Sweet potato, cooked, candied, home-prepared. 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 16 types of sweet potato.

At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 16 different types of sweet potato based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes), providing a comprehensive analysis of the calories content in sweet potato.

Sweet potato leaves, raw - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Sweet potato leaves, 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 2.49 g (4% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.51 g (1% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 8.82 g (7% 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 sweet potato.

calories and nutrition facts in sweet potato per 100g

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Sweet potato leaves, raw has a nutritional value score of 31 out of 100.Comparing the calories content and the nutritional density in 100g for Sweet potato leaves, 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, chopped (or 35 g)

For the food Sweet potato leaves, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup, chopped (or 35 g) which contains 14.7 kcal of Calories. The calories percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 1 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 100.0 servings of the typical serving size 1 cup, chopped (or 35 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Protein content is 0.87 g, the Fat content is 0.18 g and the Carbohydrate content is 3.09 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 sweet potato

Macronutrients in Sweet potato leaves, 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, chopped or 35 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 2.1 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 1.5 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 11.0 (kcal).calories, calories and nutritional content in sweet potato

Kcal of calories in sweet potato (per 100g)

This list of 16 types of sweet potato, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Sweet potato, cooked, candied, home-prepared through to Sweet potato leaves, cooked, steamed, with salt 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 sweet potato.

The list below gives the total calories content in the 16 items from the general description 'sweet potato' each of which show the calories amount as well as Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 16 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.

sweet potato calories per 100g

The corresponding nutritional value for sweet potato based on our density score out of 100 (ranked by the amount of calories per 100g) is shown in the below nutritional density chart. sweet potato 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 number of frozen food items is 3. The highest amount of calories from the 3 frozen items is in Sweet potato, frozen, cooked, baked, without salt where the calories content is 100 kcal per 100g. The number of food items classified as canned is 4 items. The highest amount of calories from the 4 canned items is in Sweet potato, canned, syrup pack, drained solids where the level is 108 kcal per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 2 items. The highest amount of calories from the 2 raw items is in Sweet potato, raw, unprepared where the content is 86 kcal per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 9 items. The highest amount of calories from the 9 cooked items is in Sweet potato, cooked, candied, home-prepared where the amount is 164 kcal per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked sweet potato shows that cooking can change the levels of calories by 78 kcal in a 100g serving.

Average Content for sweet potato

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of calories contained in 100g of sweet potato, based on the list below of 16 different items under the general description of sweet potato, is 86.69 kcal of calories. This average value corresponds to 4.33 % 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 1.69 g, the average amount of Fat is 0.42 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Calories is found in Sweet potato, canned, vacuum pack which in 100g contains 91 kcal of Calories. This corresponds to 5 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Protein is 1.65 g, the amount of Fat is 0.2 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 21.12 g.

Highest calories Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 16 different sweet potato nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of calories is found in Sweet potato, cooked, candied, home-prepared which contains 164 kcal of calories per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 8 %. For this 100g serving the Protein content is 0.89 g, the Fat content is 3.54 g, the Carbohydrate content is 32.12 g. chart to show highest calories in sweet potato per 100g

The lowest amount of calories in 100g is in Sweet potato leaves, cooked, steamed, with salt which contains 35 kcal. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 2 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Protein is 2.18 g, the amount of Fat is 0.34 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 7.38 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a calories range of 129 kcal per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 1.29 g for Protein, 3.2 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 Sweet potato leaves, raw contains 42 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 Sweet potato, canned, mashed which contains 257.55 kcal in 1 cup (or 255 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 13 %. For this serving the Protein content is 5.05 g, the Fat content is 0.51 g and the Carbohydrate content is 59.13 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 high calories content in foods.


Sweet potato List, calories Content per 100g

1. Sweet potato, cooked, candied, home-prepared - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 18 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  164 kcal (8%)0.89 g (2%)32.12 g (25%)3.54 g (5%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece (2-1/2 x 2 dia) (or 105g):
   172.2 kcal (9%) 0.93 g (2%) 33.73 g (26%) 3.72 g (6%)
2. Sweet potato, canned, syrup pack, drained solids - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 21 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  108 kcal (5%)1.28 g (2%)25.36 g (20%)0.32 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 196g):
   211.68 kcal (11%) 2.51 g (4%) 49.71 g (38%) 0.63 g (1%)
3. Sweet potato, canned, mashed - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 21 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  101 kcal (5%)1.98 g (4%)23.19 g (18%)0.2 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 255g):
   257.55 kcal (13%) 5.05 g (9%) 59.13 g (45%) 0.51 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (404 x 307) (or 496g):
  500.96 kcal (25%) 9.82 g (18%) 115.02 g (88%) 0.99 g (2%)
4. Sweet potato, frozen, cooked, baked, without salt - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 21 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  100 kcal (5%)1.71 g (3%)23.4 g (18%)0.12 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 176g):
   176 kcal (9%) 3.01 g (5%) 41.18 g (32%) 0.21 g (0%)
5. Sweet potato, frozen, cooked, baked, with salt - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 20 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  100 kcal (5%)1.71 g (3%)23.4 g (18%)0.12 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 176g):
   176 kcal (9%) 3.01 g (5%) 41.18 g (32%) 0.21 g (0%)
6. Sweet potato, frozen, unprepared - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 21 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  96 kcal (5%)1.71 g (3%)22.22 g (17%)0.18 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 176g):
   168.96 kcal (8%) 3.01 g (5%) 39.11 g (30%) 0.32 g (0%)
7. Sweet potato, cooked, baked in skin, with salt - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 24 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  92 kcal (5%)2.01 g (4%)20.71 g (16%)0.15 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 medium (2 dia, 5 long and raw) (or 114g):
   104.88 kcal (5%) 2.29 g (4%) 23.61 g (18%) 0.17 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes .5 cup and mashed (or 100g):
  92 kcal (5%) 2.01 g (4%) 20.71 g (16%) 0.15 g (0%)
8. Sweet potato, canned, vacuum pack - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 24 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  91 kcal (5%)1.65 g (3%)21.12 g (16%)0.2 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 255g):
   232.05 kcal (12%) 4.21 g (8%) 53.86 g (41%) 0.51 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup pieces (or 200g):
  182 kcal (9%) 3.3 g (6%) 42.24 g (32%) 0.4 g (1%)
9. Sweet potato, cooked, baked in skin, without salt - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 24 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  90 kcal (5%)2.01 g (4%)20.71 g (16%)0.15 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 200g):
   180 kcal (9%) 4.02 g (7%) 41.42 g (32%) 0.3 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 large (or 180g):
  162 kcal (8%) 3.62 g (6%) 37.28 g (29%) 0.27 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 medium (2 dia, 5 long and raw) (or 114g):
  102.6 kcal (5%) 2.29 g (4%) 23.61 g (18%) 0.17 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 small (or 60g):
  54 kcal (3%) 1.21 g (2%) 12.43 g (10%) 0.09 g (0%)
10. Sweet potato, canned, syrup pack, solids and liquids - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 22 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  89 kcal (4%)0.98 g (2%)20.93 g (16%)0.2 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 228g):
   202.92 kcal (10%) 2.23 g (4%) 47.72 g (37%) 0.46 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (404 x 307) (or 638g):
  567.82 kcal (28%) 6.25 g (11%) 133.53 g (103%) 1.28 g (2%)
11. Sweet potato, raw, unprepared - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 22 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  86 kcal (4%)1.57 g (3%)20.12 g (15%)0.05 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 133g):
   114.38 kcal (6%) 2.09 g (4%) 26.76 g (21%) 0.07 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 sweetpotato and 5 long (or 130g):
  111.8 kcal (6%) 2.04 g (4%) 26.16 g (20%) 0.07 g (0%)
12. Sweet potato, cooked, boiled, without skin, with salt - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 24 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  76 kcal (4%)1.37 g (2%)17.72 g (14%)0.14 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 328g):
   249.28 kcal (12%) 4.49 g (8%) 58.12 g (45%) 0.46 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 medium (or 151g):
  114.76 kcal (6%) 2.07 g (4%) 26.76 g (21%) 0.21 g (0%)
13. Sweet potato, cooked, boiled, without skin - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 24 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  76 kcal (4%)1.37 g (2%)17.72 g (14%)0.14 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 328g):
   249.28 kcal (12%) 4.49 g (8%) 58.12 g (45%) 0.46 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 medium (or 151g):
  114.76 kcal (6%) 2.07 g (4%) 26.76 g (21%) 0.21 g (0%)
14. Sweet potato leaves, raw - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 31 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  42 kcal (2%)2.49 g (4%)8.82 g (7%)0.51 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and chopped (or 35g):
   14.7 kcal (1%) 0.87 g (2%) 3.09 g (2%) 0.18 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leaf (12-1/4 long) (or 16g):
  6.72 kcal (0%) 0.4 g (1%) 1.41 g (1%) 0.08 g (0%)
15. Sweet potato leaves, cooked, steamed, without salt - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 27 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  41 kcal (2%)2.18 g (4%)7.38 g (6%)0.34 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 64g):
   26.24 kcal (1%) 1.4 g (3%) 4.72 g (4%) 0.22 g (0%)






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