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Calories in 1 medium onion


What are the nutritional ingredients in a 1 Medium Onion?     How many calories in 1 Medium Onion?

Onions - 1 medium onion

A 1 Medium Onion of Onions contains about 46 Calories per serving. It also contains about 1 calories that come from fat.
1 medium onion
Serving Size:
(1 medium serving)
Source: USDA
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Nutrition Facts Summary for 1 medium onion
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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: (1 Medium Serving)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 46  Calories from Fat 1
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.09g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.03g 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.07g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Potassium 0mg  
Total Carbohydrates 11.12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%
Sugars 4.71g  
Protein 1.01g  
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 2%
Iron 1%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 300g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

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In a 1 medium onion ( (1 Medium Serving) ) there are about 46 calories out of which 1 calories come from fat. The total fat content of (1 Medium Serving) 1 medium onion is 0.09 g. Within the fat content, a 1 medium onion contains 0.03 g of saturated fat, 0 g of trans fat, 0.07 g of polyunsaturated fat and 0.03 g of monounsaturated fat.

To reduce the risk of heart diseases, it is best to consume items low in cholesterol and the cholesterol count in a (1 Medium Serving) 1 medium onion is 0 mg.

A food item is considered high in fiber if the fiber content is over 5g. A (1 Medium Serving) 1 medium onion contains about 1.5 g of fiber. Food items high in fiber are good and come with many health benefits. High fiber foods help in lowering cholesterol levels. Try to increase your daily fiber intake to at least 30 grams per day.

When reading the nutrition facts label also pay close attention to the sodium levels. It’s recommended to limit your daily sodium intake to 2000 mg or 2 grams per day. A single (1 Medium Serving) 1 medium onion contains about 3 mg of sodium. Sodium causes the body to retain water and a low sodium diet helps in controlling high blood pressure and water build up. Any item containing less than 5 mg of sodium is considered a no sodium item and considered low sodium if the sodium content is below 140 mg per serving.

Carbohydrates are important for a healthy diet however, you must choose complex carbohydrates such as found in whole grain, pasta, lentils, brown rice, beans, fruits and vegetables, to maintain a good healthy diet. Total carbs in a 1 medium onion is 11.12 (g), 4% of daily value.

Sugar in a 1 medium onion is about 4.71 g and the amount of protein in a 1 medium onion is approximately 1.01 g.

Please refer to the nutrition facts label seen to the left for a full breakdown of complete nutrition found in a 1 medium onion .

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