A comprehensive list of calories and carbohydrates contained in common fruits and vegetables is provided by the FDA on its website. The list provides the number of calories and grams of carbohydrates per serving of fruit or vegetable, along with fat, protein, fiber, and other nutrients.Continue Reading
An average large apple provides 130 calories and 34 grams of carbohydrates. A medium-sized banana contains 110 calories and 30 grams of carbs. A quarter of a cantaloupe has 50 calories and provides 12 grams of carbs, while half a grapefruit has 60 calories and 15 grams of carbs. A lemon and lime provide 15 and 20 calories respectively, along with 5 and 7 grams of carbs. An average peach contains 60 calories and 15 grams of carbohydrates, while a pear provides 100 calories and 26 grams of carbs.
Looking at vegetables, five spears of asparagus provide 4 grams of carbohydrates and 20 calories. A cucumber contains only 4 grams of carbohydrates and 10 calories. An iceberg lettuce packs even fewer carbohydrates, just 2 grams, and only provides 10 calories. On the other hand, a medium potato has 110 calories and packs 26 grams of carbohydrates. An ear of sweetcorn provides 90 calories and 18 grams of carbohydrates.Learn more about Nutritional Content