Calories and Nutrients in Sugar

Sugar is a food item derived from the juice of the sugarcane and the sugar beet. Sugar is the generalized name for sweet, short-chain, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food. They are carbohydrates, composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Simple sugars are called monosaccharides and include glucose (also known as dextrose), fructose and galactose. The table or granulated sugar most customarily used as food is sucrose, a disaccharide.

White Sugar

Calories in Sugar

There are 16 calories in 1 teaspoon of Sugar. You can burn 16 Calories by 2 Minutes jogging, 5 Minutes walking, 1 Minute swimming or 2 Minutes cycling.

Serving – 1 Table Spoon Level(0.1 Oz)

Calories 16 (68 kJ)

Calories from fat 0 % Daily Value1

Total Fat                       0 g                  0%

Sat. Fat                         0 g                   0%

Cholesterol                   0 mg               0%

Sodium                          0 mg               0%

Total Carbs.                  4.2 g               1%

Dietary Fiber                 0 g                 0%

Sugars                             4.2 g

Protein                            0 g

Calcium                         < 0.1 mg

Potassium                     < 0.1 mg


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