Nutrition for Granny Smith Apple

Calories, Protein, Vitamins and More


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Granny Smith Apple Nutrition Summary

One granny smith apple (206 grams or 0.5 lb) contains 119 calories and 0.9 grams of protein. Granny smith apple consist of 86% water, 14% carbohydrates, and less than 1% of protein or fat.

Granny smith apple is an excellent source of a few nutrients, including dietary fiber and potassium.

In one granny smith apple:

  • Calories: 119
  • Protein: 0.9 g
  • Sugar: 19.8 g
  • Dietary fiber: 5.8 g
  • Fat: 0.4 g
  • Sodium: 2.1 mg
There is no significant amounts of saturated fat or cholesterol in granny smith apple.

See the Granny Smith Apple Nutrition Chart for complete recommended daily values.
The specific nutritional values from USDA is for: Apples, raw, granny smith, with skin.

Calories in Granny Smith Apple

Granny smith apple has 119 calories per granny smith apple or 58 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates.

94 percent of calories in granny smith apple are from carbohydrates, 3% of calories are from protein and 3% of calories are from fat.

Calories from Carbs

The majority, or 94% of the calories in granny smith apple are from carbohydrates. The carbs in granny smith apple are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (23% and 77%). An excellent high-fiber food, a single granny smith apple contains 23% of recommended daily values or 5.8 grams of dietary fiber.

  • Dietary fiber: 5.8 g
  • Sugar: 19.8 g
  • Starch: 0.1 g

Calories from Fat

A small portion, or 3% the calories in granny smith apple are from fat. Granny smith apple is very low in total fat, with 0.4 grams per granny smith apple. It also is cholestrol free. Most of the fat in granny smith apple are healthier unsaturated fats:

  • Total fat: 0.4 g
There is no significant amounts of cholestrol, saturated fat, monounsaturated fat or polyunsaturated fat in granny smith apple.

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Protein in Granny Smith Apple

One granny smith apple has 0.9 grams of protein or about 2% of daily recommended intake. Granny smith apple is relatively low in protein, and is not a source of complete protein, containing little or small amounts of the majority of the nine essential amino acids.

  • Protein: 0.91 g
There is no significant amounts of tryptophan, threonine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, valine or histidine in granny smith apple.

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Vitamins and Minerals in Granny Smith Apple

An good source of nutrients, granny smith apple contains abundant amounts of potassium. In fact, a single granny smith apple contains 11% of recommended daily values or 247.2 mg of potassium.

Vitamins in granny smith apple (1 large):
  • Vitamin a: 10.3 ug
  • Riboflavin: 0.1 mg
  • Niacin: 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin b6: 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin e: 0.4 mg
  • Folate: 6.2 ug
  • Vitamin k: 6.6 ug
Minerals in granny smith apple (1 large):
  • Calcium: 10.3 mg
  • Potassium: 247.2 mg
  • Iron: 0.3 mg
  • Magnesium: 10.3 mg
  • Zinc: 0.1 mg
  • Selenium: 0.2 ug
  • Phosphorus: 24.7 mg
  • Copper: 0.1 mg
  • Manganese: 0.1 mg
  • Choline: 7 mg
There is no significant amounts of thiamin, pantothenic acid, vitamin c or vitamin b12 in granny smith apple.

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Flavonoids and Carotenoids in Granny Smith Apple [3]

Granny smith apple contains a number of healthy phytonutrients and antioxidants, specifically carotenoids beta-carotene and lutein + zeaxanthin and flavonoids quercetin. In one granny smith apple:

  • beta-carotene: 122 ug
  • lutein + zeaxanthin: 132 ug
  • Quercetin: 5.23 mg

Granny Smith Apple 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.

Granny Smith Apple in Cooking

Granny smith apple is in the top 10% of most popular ingredients for recipes. Granny Smith Apple can be consumed raw and is often cored, peeled, sliced or chopped before cooking or serving. Most recipes call for one or two granny smith apples.

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