Health, Vegetables

ًWhich Vegetables Are High In Carbs And Calories

If you have been following some of my recent post, you will know the importance of carbohydrates, its main functions and why it is important that you should be including it into your diet. In this post we will be covering which vegetables are high in carbs and calories so don’t go away!

Calories from vegetables

Not all calories are bad, in fact most vegetables that have a high calorie value can help you to burn fat faster which in turn aids weight loss! If you are eating a well balanced diet that consist of fruits and vegetables and less or no artificial sweeteners, your body can burn and digest these foods quickly and easily without the extra strain on your organs.

Another fact is that most fruits and vegetables that are high in carbs and calories usually contain high amounts of water, note that the more water a food contain, the faster it is to digest and help you burn calories.

Which vegetables are high in carbs and calories?

S.No Size Description Carbs Calories Water
1 100 g Corn 74 g 365 15 g
2 100 g Barley 73 g 354 90 g
3 100 g Wheat 71 g 339 10.2 g
4 100 g Pinto Beans 63 g 347 65 g
5 100 g Black turtle beans 63 g 339 65.74 g
6 100 g Adzuki beans 63 g 329 65 g
7 100 g Cassava 38 g 159 85 g
8 1 medium Potato 37 g 163 75 g
9 100 g Garlic 33 g 149 75 g
10 100 g Soybean 30 g 446 89.9 g
11 100 g Rice 28 g 130 69%
12 1pc Eggplant 27 g 114 92 g
13 1pc Sweet potato 26 g 112 77%

Symptoms of carbs deficiency

  • lack of energy
  • Constipation
  • Nutritional deficiencies
  • Nausea
  • Headaches
  • Bad breath
  • Drastic weight loss
  • Weakened immune system

Facts about Carbs and calories

  • Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy and are a key fuel source for exercise and sport.
  • Most food items we consume contain carbohydrates. All fruit and vegetables, breads, grains and cereal products are carbohydrates as well as sugars and sugary foods.
  • Carbohydrates are not all alike, man-made refined carbs act differently in our bodies compared with more natural complex carbs.



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