Welcome to the nutritional calories content in 21 different types of shortening, ranging from 900 kcal to 628 kcal per 100g. The basic type of shortening is Shortening, vegetable, household, composite, where the amount of calories in 100g is 884 kcal.

884 kcal of calories per 100g, from Shortening, vegetable, household, composite corresponds to 44% of the calories RDA. For a typical serving size of 1 tbsp (or 12.8 g) the amount of Calories is 113.15 kcal. This corresponds to an RDA percentage of 6%.

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

Top ten shortening products high in calories

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

1. Shortening, household, lard and vegetable oil : 900kcal (45%RDA)
2. Shortening industrial, lard and vegetable oil : 900kcal (45%RDA)
3. Shortening frying (heavy duty), beef tallow and cottonseed : 900kcal (45%RDA)
4. Shortening, household, soybean (partially hydrogenated)-cottonseed (partially hydrogenated) : 884kcal (44%RDA)
5. Shortening bread, soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed : 884kcal (44%RDA)
6. Shortening cake mix, soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed (hydrogenated) : 884kcal (44%RDA)
7. Shortening confectionery, coconut (hydrogenated) and or palm kernel (hydrogenated) : 884kcal (44%RDA)
8. Shortening industrial, soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed : 884kcal (44%RDA)
9. Shortening frying (heavy duty), palm (hydrogenated) : 884kcal (44%RDA)
10. Shortening household soybean (hydrogenated) and palm : 884kcal (44%RDA)

Following on from the ten top shortening items or products containing calories we have a more comprehensive break down of Shortening, vegetable, household, composite, and the highest item containing calories which is Shortening, household, lard and vegetable oil. 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 21 types of shortening.

At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 21 different types of shortening based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes), providing a comprehensive analysis of the calories content in shortening.

Shortening, vegetable, household, composite - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Shortening, vegetable, household, composite should be considered along with the calories content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Fats and Oils.Other important and calories related nutrients are Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Protein is 0 g, the amount of Fat is 99.97 g (154% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g. 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 shortening.

calories and nutrition facts in shortening per 100g

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Shortening, vegetable, household, composite has a nutritional value score of 13 out of 100.Comparing the calories content and the nutritional density in 100g for Shortening, vegetable, household, composite; We class this as a high calories content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a low nutritional density value.

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 tbsp (or 12.8 g)

For the food Shortening, vegetable, household, composite the typical serving size is 1 tbsp (or 12.8 g) which contains 113.15 kcal of Calories. The calories percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 6 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 16.7 servings of the typical serving size 1 tbsp (or 12.8 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Protein content is 0 g, the Fat content is 12.8 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0 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 shortening

Macronutrients in Shortening, vegetable, household, composite


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 tbsp or 12.8 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 0.0 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 113.2 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 0.0 (kcal).calories, calories and nutritional content in shortening

Kcal of calories in shortening (per 100g)

This list of 21 types of shortening, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Shortening, household, lard and vegetable oil through to Margarine-like shortening, industrial, soy (partially hydrogenated), cottonseed, and soy, principal use flaky pastries 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 shortening.

The list below gives the total calories content in the 21 items from the general description 'shortening' each of which show the calories amount as well as Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 21 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.

shortening calories per 100g

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

Average Content for shortening

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of calories contained in 100g of shortening, based on the list below of 21 different items under the general description of shortening, is 874.10 kcal of calories. This average value corresponds to 43.71 % 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 0.00 g, the average amount of Fat is 98.62 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Calories is found in Shortening frying (heavy duty), soybean (hydrogenated), linoleic (less than 1%) which in 100g contains 884 kcal of Calories. This corresponds to 44 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Protein is 0 g, the amount of Fat is 100 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g.

Highest calories Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 21 different shortening nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of calories is found in Shortening, household, lard and vegetable oil which contains 900 kcal of calories per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 45 %. For this 100g serving the Protein content is 0 g, the Fat content is 100 g, the Carbohydrate content is 0 g. chart to show highest calories in shortening per 100g

The lowest amount of calories in 100g is in Margarine-like shortening, industrial, soy (partially hydrogenated), cottonseed, and soy, principal use flaky pastries which contains 628 kcal. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 31 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Protein is 0 g, the amount of Fat is 71 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a calories range of 272 kcal per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 0 g for Protein, 29 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 Shortening, vegetable, household, composite contains 884 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 Oil, industrial, soy (partially hydrogenated) and cottonseed, principal use as a tortilla shortening which contains 120.22 kcal in 1 tbsp (or 13.6 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 6 %. For this serving the Protein content is 0 g, the Fat content is 13.6 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0 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 foods with calories.


Shortening List, calories Content per 100g

1. Shortening, household, lard and vegetable oil - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  900 kcal (45%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tablespoon (or 12.8g):
   115.2 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 12.8 g (20%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 205g):
  1845 kcal (92%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 205 g (315%)
2. Shortening industrial, lard and vegetable oil - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  900 kcal (45%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 12.8g):
   115.2 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 12.8 g (20%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 205g):
  1845 kcal (92%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 205 g (315%)
3. Shortening frying (heavy duty), beef tallow and cottonseed - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  900 kcal (45%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 12.8g):
   115.2 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 12.8 g (20%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 205g):
  1845 kcal (92%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 205 g (315%)
4. Shortening, household, soybean (partially hydrogenated)-cottonseed (partially hydrogenated) - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  884 kcal (44%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 12.8g):
   113.15 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 12.8 g (20%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 205g):
  1812.2 kcal (91%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 205 g (315%)
5. Shortening bread, soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  884 kcal (44%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tablespoon (or 12.8g):
   113.15 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 12.8 g (20%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 205g):
  1812.2 kcal (91%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 205 g (315%)
6. Shortening cake mix, soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed (hydrogenated) - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  884 kcal (44%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 12.8g):
   113.15 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 12.8 g (20%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 205g):
  1812.2 kcal (91%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 205 g (315%)
7. Shortening confectionery, coconut (hydrogenated) and or palm kernel (hydrogenated) - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  884 kcal (44%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 12.8g):
   113.15 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 12.8 g (20%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 205g):
  1812.2 kcal (91%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 205 g (315%)
8. Shortening industrial, soybean (hydrogenated) and cottonseed - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  884 kcal (44%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 12.8g):
   113.15 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 12.8 g (20%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 205g):
  1812.2 kcal (91%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 205 g (315%)
9. Shortening frying (heavy duty), palm (hydrogenated) - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  884 kcal (44%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 12.8g):
   113.15 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 12.8 g (20%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 205g):
  1812.2 kcal (91%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 205 g (315%)
10. Shortening household soybean (hydrogenated) and palm - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  884 kcal (44%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 12.8g):
   113.15 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 12.8 g (20%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 205g):
  1812.2 kcal (91%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 205 g (315%)
11. Shortening frying (heavy duty), soybean (hydrogenated), linoleic (less than 1%) - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  884 kcal (44%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 12.8g):
   113.15 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 12.8 g (20%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 205g):
  1812.2 kcal (91%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 205 g (315%)
12. Shortening, confectionery, fractionated palm - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  884 kcal (44%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 13.6g):
   120.22 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 13.6 g (21%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 218g):
  1927.12 kcal (96%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 218 g (335%)
13. Shortening, special purpose for cakes and frostings, soybean (hydrogenated) - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  884 kcal (44%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 12.8g):
   113.15 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 12.8 g (20%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 205g):
  1812.2 kcal (91%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 205 g (315%)
14. Shortening, special purpose for baking, soybean (hydrogenated) palm and cottonseed - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  884 kcal (44%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 12.8g):
   113.15 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 12.8 g (20%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 205g):
  1812.2 kcal (91%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 205 g (315%)
15. Shortening, multipurpose, soybean (hydrogenated) and palm (hydrogenated) - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  884 kcal (44%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 12.8g):
   113.15 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 12.8 g (20%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 205g):
  1812.2 kcal (91%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 205 g (315%)
16. Shortening, vegetable, household, composite - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  884 kcal (44%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)99.97 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 12.8g):
   113.15 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 12.8 g (20%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 205g):
  1812.2 kcal (91%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 204.94 g (315%)
17. Shortening, industrial, soy (partially hydrogenated), pourable liquid fry shortening - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  884 kcal (44%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 13.6g):
   120.22 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 13.6 g (21%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 218g):
  1927.12 kcal (96%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 218 g (335%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tsp (or 4.5g):
  39.78 kcal (2%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 4.5 g (7%)
18. Oil, industrial, soy (partially hydrogenated) and cottonseed, principal use as a tortilla shortening - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  884 kcal (44%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 13.6g):
   120.22 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 13.6 g (21%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 218g):
  1927.12 kcal (96%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 218 g (335%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tsp (or 4.5g):
  39.78 kcal (2%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 4.5 g (7%)
19. Shortening, industrial, soy (partially hydrogenated ) and corn for frying - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  884 kcal (44%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 12.8g):
   113.15 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 12.8 g (20%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 205g):
  1812.2 kcal (91%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 205 g (315%)
20. Shortening, industrial, soy (partially hydrogenated ) for baking and confections - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  884 kcal (44%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)100 g (154%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 12.8g):
   113.15 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 12.8 g (20%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 205g):
  1812.2 kcal (91%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 205 g (315%)






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