How Many Calories in Cranberries

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Cranberries can be consumed in their raw form, dried form and even juiced form. The calorie content in each of these forms is different from the other. One cup of chopped raw cranberries contains around 54 calories out of which only 2 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal serving of raw chopped cranberries is 0.22 grams out of which 0.019 gram is saturated fat, 0.097 gram is polyunsaturated fat and 0.031 gram is monounsaturated fat. The total sodium and potassium content in it is 1.1 mg and 78.1 mg respectively. The carbohydrate content in it is 13.9 grams, dietary fiber content is 4.6 grams and protein content is 0.43 gram. Cranberries are a rich source of Vitamin C and also contain some traces of certain other essential vitamins and minerals.

Cranberries Calories

There are 46.5 calories in one cup of raw whole cranberries out of which a mere 1.7 calories come from fat. An equal serving of raw whole cranberries contains around 0.19 gram of fat consisting of around 0.016 gram of saturated fat, 0.084 gram of polyunsaturated fat and 0.027 gram of monounsaturated fat. The total sodium and potassium content in an equal serving of raw whole cranberries is 0.95 mg and 67.4 mg respectively.

The calorie content in dried cranberries is quite different from its raw form. One cup of dried cranberries contains 363 calories out of which around 11 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal serving of dried cranberries is 1.3 grams consisting of 0.11 gram saturated fat, 0.19 gram monounsaturated fat and 0.57 gram polyunsaturated fat.

One cup of unsweetened cranberry juice contains 124 calories out of which 4.6 calories come from fat. Cranberry sauce is also quite popular. One cup of canned cranberry sauce contains 418 calories of which just 3 calories come from fat.

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