The food calories list given below helps you know the amount of calories present in different food items. This food calories list helps you plan your diet plan. This list helps you know the calories in food items and choose food items according to your calorie needs. In case you want to exchange one food item with another according to your preference or your dietitian’s guidance, this food calories list can be of great help to you.
Food Calories List
|BREADS & CEREALS||Portion size||per 100 grams (3.5 oz)||energy content|
|Bagel (1 average)||140 cals (45g)||310 cals||Medium|
|Biscuit digestives||86 cals (per biscuit)||480 cals||High|
|Jaffa cake||48 cals (per biscuit)||370 cals||Med-High|
|Bread white (thick slice)||96 cals (1 slice 40g)||240 cals||Medium|
|Bread wholemeal (thick)||88 cals (1 slice 40g)||220 cals||Low-med|
|Chapatis||250 cals||300 cals||Medium|
|Cornflakes||130 cals (35g)||370 cals||Med-High|
|Crackerbread||17 cals per slice||325 cals||Low Calorie|
|Cream crackers||35 cals (per cracker)||440 cals||Low/portion|
|Crumpets||93 cals (per crumpet)||198 cals||Low-Med|
|Flapjacks basic fruit mix||320 cals||500 cals||High|
|Macaroni (boiled)||238 cals (250g)||95 cals||Low calorie|
|Muesli||195 cals (50g)||390 cals||Med-high|
|Naan bread (normal)||300 cals||320 cals||Medium|
|Noodles (boiled)||175 cals (250g)||70 cals||Low calorie|
|Pasta ( normal boiled )||330 cals (300g)||110 cals||Low calorie|
|Pasta (wholemeal boiled )||315 cals (300g)||105 cals||Low calorie|
|Porridge oats (with water)||193 cals (350g)||55 cals||Low calorie|
|Potatoes (boiled)||210 cals (300g)||70 cals||Low calorie|
|Potatoes (roast)||420 cals (300g)||140 cals||Medium|
|Rice (white boiled)||420 cals (300g)||140 cals||Low calorie|
|Rice (egg-fried)||500 cals||200 cals||High|
|Rice ( Brown )||405 cals (300g)||135 cals||Low calorie|
|Rice cakes||28 Cals = 1 slice||373 Cals||Medium|
|Ryvita Multi grain||37 Cals per slice||331 Cals||Medium|
|Spaghetti (boiled)||303 cals (300g)||101 cals||Low calorie|
What is Calorie Restriction?
It is a dietary regime which involves restriction of calorie intake. It is confirmed by 70 years of research in this field that Calorie restriction slows down the process of ageing. However, the exact mechanism of its working is not known yet. It is known that low calorie intake brings positive changes in the hormones and in other metabolic activities. The precise amount of calorie intake which can bring optimal health benefits and longevity in us is not known.
How Food Calorie List Helps in Calorie Restriction?
- It is ignorance about the nutritional value of fresh fruits and vegetables which lead to our craving for junk foods.
- Knowledge about the calories involved in eating fruits and vegetables help us to make healthy food choices.
- As the benefits become apparent, we become more and more calorie conscious and eat with discipline.
- It stimulates us to spend the calories gained by either exercising or by being into some form of physical activity.