In this article, you will discover the 10 fruits that contain the highest amount of calories, which you need to avoid if you’re trying to lose weight.
The 10 Most Caloric Fruits
Nuts – 600 kcal per 100 grams
Nuts are rich in lipids and proteins, which explains their high energy intake (600 kcal on average).
For pecans, it is 700 calories per 100 grams, 600 for cashew nuts and around 500 for walnuts and hazelnuts.
Despite this, we still recommend eating nuts regularly, as their consumption is beneficial for your health. Nuts contain omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin E, magnesium, iron, calcium and fiber.
Dried fruits – 300 calories per 100 grams
On average, there are 300 calories in 100 grams of dried fruits such as prunes, apricots, bananas, dates or figs.
Although they lose their vitamin C while drying, dried fruits have preserved their nutrients, minerals and trace elements. Rich in fiber, they help the intestinal transit and fight against cholesterol.
Dates – 300 kcal per 100 grams
Dates are very sweet and contain about 300 calories per 100 grams, which makes them very good fruits for sportsmen, but less so for dieters!
They are, on the other hand, a good source of dietary fiber and contain a high concentration of antioxidants.
Avocados – 220 kcal per 100 grams
This delicious fruit is very caloric, as half of one contains 220 kcal and 15 g of fat.
The avocado is, however, packed with omega 3, vitamins and minerals.
Consume it in moderation.
Coconuts – 360 kcal per 100 grams
Rich in fatty acids, potassium and carbohydrates, this holiday fruit is full of nutrients, but is also very caloric.
On the other hand, the coconut contains a large amount of dietary fiber, which makes it a great ally to our intestinal transit, and a satisfying food.
Bananas – 90 kcal per 100 grams
100 grams of bananas contain about 90 calories, making the banana, the most consumed tropical fruit in the world, a very caloric one as well.
But bananas are also rich in vitamins, potassium, magnesium and fiber.
Enjoyable and easy to take anywhere, it’s a perfect snack and a great breakfast if made into pancakes!
Grapes – 75 kcal for 100 grams
A great ally to cardiovascular health, source of many vitamins and minerals, grapes are an excellent fruit for your health.
With 75 calories per 100 grams, it is also moderately caloric.
Cherries – 65 kcal per 100 grams
The cherry is generous in vitamin C, potassium, provitamin A, vitamin B, zinc, iron, calcium…
It is therefore a good ally to your health. It also contains 65 calories per 100 grams, so it can be considered as moderately caloric.
Just try not to eat the whole basket!
Persimmons – 66 kcal per 100 grams
The persimmon is a fruit with a strong antioxidant potential, because it contains polyphenols, carotenoids, vitamin and tannins.
With 66 calories per 100 grams, the persimmon is a moderately caloric fruit. These calories come almost exclusively from the carbohydrates that the persimmon contains in the form of fructose, the fruit sugar.
Mangos – 63 kcal per 100 grams
There are 63 calories per 100 grams of mango. A moderate-calorie fruit therefore, in the last position of our list of highest-calorie fruits.
It’s rich in potassium, vitamin C and fiber, it would be wrong to deprive yourself of all its virtues!