Nutrition for Apple Cider

Calories, Protein, Vitamins and More

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Apple Cider Nutrition Summary

One cup of apple cider (248 grams or 0.5 lb) contains 114 calories and 0.2 grams of protein. Apple cider consist of 88% water, 11% carbohydrates, and less than 1% of protein or fat.

Apple cider is an excellent source of a few nutrients, including potassium. It also contains significant amounts of carbohydrates.

In one cup of apple cider:

  • Calories: 114
  • Protein: 0.2 g
  • Sugar: 23.9 g
  • Dietary fiber: 0.5 g
  • Fat: 0.3 g, (Saturated: 0.1 g)
  • Sodium: 9.9 mg
There is no significant amounts of cholesterol in apple cider.

See the Apple Cider Nutrition Chart for complete recommended daily values.
The specific nutritional values from USDA is for: Apple cider.

Calories in Apple Cider

Apple cider has 114 calories per cup or 46 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates.

97% of calories in apple cider are from carbohydrates and 2% of calories are from fat.

Calories from Carbs

The majority, or 97% of the calories in apple cider are from carbohydrates. The carbs in apple cider are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (2% and 98%). 1 cup of apple cider has 2% of daily values or 0.5 grams of dietary fiber.

  • Dietary fiber: 0.5 g
  • Sugar: 23.9 g
There is no significant amounts of starch in apple cider.

Calories from Fat

A small portion, or 2% the calories in Apple Cider are from fat. Apple cider is very low in total fat, with 0.3 grams per cup. Most of the fat in apple cider are healthier unsaturated fats.

Apple cider is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

  • Total fat: 0.3 g
  • Saturated fat: 0.1 g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1 g
There is no significant amounts of cholesterol, trans fat or monounsaturated fat in apple cider.

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Protein in Apple Cider

A single cup of Apple Cider contains 0.2 grams of protein.

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Vitamins and Minerals in Apple Cider

An good source of nutrients, apple cider contains abundant amounts of potassium. In fact, a single cup of apple cider contains 11% of recommended daily values or 250.5 milligrams of potassium.

Vitamins in apple cider (1 cup):
  • Thiamin: 0.1 mg
  • Niacin: 0.2 mg
  • Vitamin c: 2.2 mg
Minerals in apple cider (1 cup):
  • Calcium: 19.8 mg
  • Potassium: 250.5 mg
  • Iron: 0.3 mg
  • Magnesium: 12.4 mg
  • Selenium: 0.2 ug
  • Phosphorus: 17.4 mg
  • Choline: 4.5 mg
There is no significant amounts of zinc, copper, manganese, vitamin a, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6, vitamin e, folate, vitamin b12 or vitamin k in apple cider.

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Flavonoids and Carotenoids in Apple Cider [3]

Apple cider contains a couple of healthy phytonutrients and antioxidants, specifically carotenoid lutein + zeaxanthin. In one cup of apple cider:

  • lutein + zeaxanthin: 40 ug

Apple Cider Nutrition Chart

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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.

Apple Cider in Cooking

Apple cider is in the top 10% of most popular ingredients for recipes. Apple Cider can be consumed raw. Most recipes call for one or two cups of apple cider.

Friends and Relatives of Apple Cider

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