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Chicory root / chicory roots

Plural: Chicory roots

Scientific name: Cichorium intybus

Quick answers

Calories, Allergies and healthiness.

Calories Low Chicory root contains 72 calories per 100g and can be considered low in calories.
Allergy and hypersensitivity mugwort pollen Chicory root can cause allergic / hypersensitivity reactions for parts of the population.
Healthiness Excellent Chicory 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 Room temperature
Temperature +18°C
Shelf life / Best before 365 days


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

Nutritional values per 100g

Energy 72 kcal / 301 kj
Fat 0,2 g
Saturated fat 0,05 g
Carbohydrates 17,5 g
Sugars 8,73 g
Protein 1,4 g
Salt 0,05 g
Nutritional values in plain text
Chicory root has a very low amount of fat with a very low amount of saturated fat. Contains a significant amount of carbohydrates and a fair amount of sugars. Chicory 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, vitamin a


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

Allergy and hypersensitivity

Allergies No info
Cross-Reactivities mugwort pollen
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) No
Fat-free (under 0,5g) Yes
Gluten-free Yes
Dairy free Yes
Lactose free Yes

Weight and volume

1 l chicory root in grams 380 g
1 dl chicory root in grams 38 g
1 cl chicory root in grams 3,8 g
1 ml chicory root in grams 0,38 g
1 tbsp chicory root in grams 5,7 g
1 tsp chicory root in grams 1,9 g
1 krm chicory root in grams 0,38 g
1 kg chicory root in liters 2,63 liters
1 hg chicory root in dl 2,63 dl
1 g chicory root in ml 2,63 ml
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Run, ride a bike or go to the gym to burn off the calories.

Running 1,2 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of chicory root you need to run about 1,2 km at a decent tempo.
Biking 2,57 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of chicory root you need to ride a bike about 2,57 km at a decent pace.
Swimming 22 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of chicory root you need to swim for 22 minutes at a decent intensity.
Gym 43 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of chicory root you need to workout for 43 minutes at a decent intensity.