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Lotus root

Scientific name: Nelumbo nucifera

Quick answers

Calories, Allergies and healthiness.

Calories Low Lotus root contains 74 calories per 100g and can be considered low in calories.
Allergy and hypersensitivity No info Lotus root do not cause any known allergic or hypersensitivity reaction according to our information.
Healthiness Excellent Lotus root is a great healthy option and can be consumed in larger amounts regularly.


Everything you need to know and a little bit more.



Storage Refrigerator
Temperature +4°C to +8°C
Shelf life / Best before 7 days


Can lotus root be frozen? Yes
Preparation Pack well
Quality when defrosted Good
Tip: Write name and date on a label for easy oversight in the freezer.

Nutritional values per 100g

Energy 74 kcal / 310 kj
Fat 0,1 g
Saturated fat 0,03 g
Carbohydrates 17,2 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 2,6 g
Salt 0,04 g
Nutritional values in plain text
Lotus root has a very low amount of fat with a very low amount of saturated fat. Contains a significant amount of carbohydrates and no sugars. Lotus root contains a lesser amount of protein and contains a low amount of salt.

Vitamins and minerals

calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, vitamin c, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6, folate


Lotus root contains 0 mg kolesterol per 100g, meaning its free from cholesterol.

Allergy and hypersensitivity

Allergies No info
Cross-Reactivities No info
Labeling requirement (EU) No
Labeling requirement means that the product contains allergens that have special labeling requirements. Either in the product itself or from its ingredients.


Keto friendly No
LCHF friendly No
Sugar free (under 0,5g) Yes
Fat-free (under 0,5g) Yes
Gluten-free Yes
Dairy free Yes
Lactose free Yes

Weight and volume

1 l lotus root in grams 510 g
1 dl lotus root in grams 51 g
1 cl lotus root in grams 5,1 g
1 ml lotus root in grams 0,51 g
1 tbsp lotus root in grams 7,65 g
1 tsp lotus root in grams 2,55 g
1 krm lotus root in grams 0,51 g
1 kg lotus root in liters 1,96 liters
1 hg lotus root in dl 1,96 dl
1 g lotus root in ml 1,96 ml
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Run, ride a bike or go to the gym to burn off the calories.

Running 1,23 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of lotus root you need to run about 1,23 km at a decent tempo.
Biking 2,64 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of lotus root you need to ride a bike about 2,64 km at a decent pace.
Swimming 22 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of lotus root you need to swim for 22 minutes at a decent intensity.
Gym 44 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of lotus root you need to workout for 44 minutes at a decent intensity.