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How many Calories in Chestnuts?

170 Cals per 100g

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Chestnuts also contains:

  • 36.6 g of carbohydrates,
  • 2.0 grams of protein,
  • 2.7 grams of fat and
  • 0.0 mg of cholesterol

per 100g serving.

That represents 8.5% of typical adult GDA (2,000 Cals) for calorie intake, 13.6% of carbohydrate GDA, 4.0% of protein GDA and 3.9% of fat GDA.

Traffic Light Labelling *

Fat Low
Saturated Fat Low
Sugar Medium
Salt Low

* See the NHS Livewell pages for more information on food traffic light labelling.

For additional nutritional data about Chestnuts including fibre, sugars, vitamins, minerals, fatty acids and more see the data table below.

Nutritional Data

All figures below are expressed per 100g edible portion.

Energy (Calories) 170 Kcals/Calories
Energy (Kilojoules) 719 KJ
Water 51.7 g
Nitrogen 0.37 g
Protein 2.0 g
Fat 2.7 g
Carbohydrates 36.6 g
Starch 29.6 g
Sugar 7.0 g
Fibre 4.1 g
Alcohol 0.0 g/ml
Saturated fatty acids 0.50 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids 1.10 g
Trans fatty acids 0.00 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


Retinol - Vitamin A 0 mcg
Carotene - Vitamin A 0 mcg
Retinol Equivalent 0 mcg
Vitamin D 0.0 mcg
Vitamin E 1.20 mg
Vitamin K1 mcg
Thiamin 0.14 mg
Riboflavin 0.02 mg
Niacin 0.5 mg
Tryptophan 0.4 mg
Niacin Equivalent mg
Vitamin B6 0.34 mg
Vitamin B12 0.0 mcg
Folate N mcg
Pantothenate 0.49 mg
Biotin 1.4 mcg
Vitamin C Tr mg


Sodium 11 mg
Potassium 500 mg
Calcium 46 mg
Magnesium 33 mg
Phosphorus 74 mg
Iron 0.90 mg
Copper 0.23 mg
Zinc 0.5 mg
Chloride 15 mg
Manganese 0.50 mcg
Selenium Tr mcg
Iodine N mcg


Food composition according to product labelling.

Energy (Calories) 168 Kcals/Cals
Energy (KJoules) 710 KJ
Carbohydrates 33.6 g
Protein 2.3 g
Sugars 6.7 g
Starch 26.9 g


Analysis and literature sources; kernel only

As FAN 14-813