Calories in Radicchio,
Radicchio Nutrition

How many calories in Radicchio? See below, the Radicchio calories for the different serving sizes. We provide you with the Radicchio nutrition facts and the health benefits of Radicchio to help you to lose weight and eat a healthy diet.

Radicchio is a variety of chicory, with red leaves and white veins running through it. It looks like a small red cabbage when whole. It is quite bitter to taste and can be eaten either fresh as of a salad, or cooked. Baking or grilling will reduce the bitterness, or, if you're eating the fresh leaves, try mixing in something sweet.

This vegetable should be refrigerated to keep fresh and will last for at least a week. It is very low in calories and full of vitamin K. It is also a source of vitamin A, C, E, B1-3, B5, B6, B9, potassium, phosphorus, zinc, copper and many others.

Its high antioxidant content is thought to help reduce cholesterol and boost the health of your heart. Other Radicchio benefits include controlling your blood pressure and neutralizing free radicals in your body.

Below is a calories and nutrition table for this vegetable. See our vegetable calories comparison chart to compare the calories in Radicchio with the other calories in vegetables.

Also, have a look how nutritious Radicchio is in comparison to the other vegetable nutrition facts.

Calories in Radicchio, Radicchio Calories per Serving

Calories in Radicchio, Raw

Refuse: 9% (Core and leaf ends)
Scientific Name: Cichorium intybus
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams23 kcal (96 kJ)
1 cup, shredded, 40 grams9 kcal (38 kJ)
1 leaf, 8 grams2 kcal (8 kJ)


Radicchio Nutrition Facts

Radicchio, Raw
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Proximates:
Water93.14 g
Energy96 kJ (23 kcal)
Carbohydrates4.48 g
Fiber0.9 g
Sugars0.60 g
Total Fat:0.25 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Protein1.43 g
Minerals:
Calcium, Ca19 mg (2 %)
Iron, Fe0.57 mg (3 %)
Magnesium, Mg13 mg (4 %)
Phosphorus, P40 mg (4 %)
Potassium, K302 mg (6 %)
Zinc, Zn0.62 mg (4 %)
Copper, Cu0.341 mg (17 %)
Manganese, Mn0.138 mg (7 %)
Selenium, Se0.9 mcg (1 %)
Vitamins:
Vitamin C8 mg (13 %)
Thiamine (Vit. B1)0.016 mg (1 %)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.028 mg (2 %)
Niacin (Vit. B3)0.255 mg (1.3 %)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.269 mg (3 %)
Vitamin B60.057 mg (3 %)
Folate (Vit. B9)60 mcg (15 %)
Vitamin B120 mcg (0 %)
Vitamin A27 IU (0.5 %)
Vitamin E2.26 mg (11 %)
Vitamin K255.2 mcg (319 %)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Author: Lana Soko





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