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A bagel is a type of bread that is shaped like a ring. The yeasted wheat dough is first boiled in water for a short period of time. It is then baked to create a chewy bread product which is doughy inside and crisp on the outside. Bagels are usually topped with seeds that are baked into the exterior crust. Traditional bagel toppings include sesame or poppy seeds.
People on a weight loss diet may often wonder if they have surpassed their daily calorie intake when they consume a bagel. Therefore being aware of the calorie content in different types of bagels is helpful. Here is some information on how many calories are present in different varieties of bagels. Bagels come in different shapes and size. The type of toppings also differs. Let us take a look at the various types of bagels and identify how many calories are present each. In a plain no-frills bagel without any kind of topping, you will be taking in about 254 calories.
This is for an average 100 gram bagel. Here are details of the calorie content in other types of bagels.
Some of the healthier types of bagels are light cream cheese, no sugar jam and almond spread. Some bagels are actually a combination of three to four bagels. Hence you need to be careful about the size of the bagel. However the calories from bagels are carbohydrate based. Breads and even bagels are high in carbohydrates. This makes all types of bagels a high calorie food and hence those on a diet may do well to avoid them completely. If you do eat a bagel, you need to ensure that exercise is regular. Also if you decide to buy a bagel, make sure your read the labels properly so that you can keep a tab on those bagel calories.
|Submitted on January 16, 2014|