Heavy cream has 408 calories per cup or 340 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat.
94% of calories in heavy cream are from fat, 3% of calories are from carbohydrates and 3% of calories are from protein.
A small portion, or 3% the calories in heavy cream are from carbohydrates.
The carbs in heavy cream are mostly in the form of sugar (100%)
There is no significant amounts of
dietary fiber or
starch in heavy cream.
The majority, or 94% of the calories in Heavy Cream are from fat. Heavy cream is high in total fat
, with 43.3 grams or 68% of recommended daily values per cup. Most of the fat in heavy cream are saturated and it contains a high amount of saturated fat
, about 150% of recommended daily values.
Heavy cream contains 1.4832 grams of trans fat and135.6 mg of cholesterol.
- Total fat: 43.3 g
- Cholesterol: 135.6 mg
- Trans fat: 1.5 g
- Saturated fat: 27.6 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 10.9 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 1.9 g
Heavy cream is a source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, containing a total of 0.15 grams for every cup. It contains significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid.
- alpha linoleic acid: 0.15 g
Also a good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every cup of heavy cream contains a total of 1.6 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in heavy cream comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
- linoleic acid: 1.55 g
- other omega 6: 0.07 g
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in heavy cream is 10.8: 1.
Some other dairy or egg products with similar calories to heavy cream by weight: