08 July, 2011
Calories in Yogurt Covered Raisins
Raisins may seem like a healthy snack -- and eaten plain, they are. But when they come coated in a sugary shell, as with yogurt raisins, the calorie count spikes quickly. Plus, the coating probably contains more sugar and oil than actual yogurt, giving you little nutritional bang for your caloric buck. If you're watching your waistline, stick to regular raisins to stay within your calorie budget.
Yogurt Covered Raisins has 475 Calories and 2.50 g of Protein per 100 gram serving according to the nutrition facts provided by the USDA Food Composition Database.
The calories in yogurt-covered raisins will vary by product. Vanilla yogurt raisins from one major brand contain 130 calories per 1/4-cup serving, while the chocolate version has 120 calories in the same serving size. For comparison, yogurt raisins from one grocery-store brand contain 143 calories per 1/4 cup. In contrast, natural raisins contain about 108 calories per 1/4 cup.
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