How Many Calories in Applesauce?

by Adam Cloe Ph.D./M.D.

Applesauce with cinnamon stick

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Applesauce is a convenient way to add fruit to your diet. In addition to its soft texture and sweet taste, applesauce provides dietary fiber and can act as a binder to supplement the fiber of baked goods. If you're looking to add applesauce to recipes or use it as a snack, check the nutrition information; different types of applesauce can have different amounts of calories per serving.

Calories in Applesauce

The number of calories in applesauce varies depending on the brand and whether or not it's sweetened. For example, a serving of sweetened applesauce contains 167 calories per cup. By comparison, 1 cup of unsweetened applesauce contains about 102 calories.

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About the Author

Adam Cloe has been published in various scientific journals, including the "Journal of Biochemistry." He is currently a pathology resident at the University of Chicago. Cloe holds a Bachelor of Arts in biochemistry from Boston University, a M.D. from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in pathology from the University of Chicago.