Food Calorie Counter

  • 1.    Alcohol

    Alcohol has no nutritional content but packs in seven calories per gram, so for best dietary results, drink in moderation, erring on the low side.

  • 2.    Alfalfa

    Alfalfa sprouts are very low in calories, high in dietary fiber, and are a great source of vitamin C, niacin, calcium, as well as thiamin, riboflavin, folate, and iron.

  • 3.    Almond Butter

    Almond butter is high in healthy monounsaturated fats, high in manganese, rich in magnesium, and also contains no sugar or cholesterol.

  • 4.    Almond Milk

    Almond milk is lower in calories than regular milk and can help to improve your cholesterol profile.

  • 5.    Almonds

    Almonds are a great source of healthy fats on your diet plan so will help to calm hunger pains while being high in manganese as well as magnesium.

  • 6.    American Cheese

    American cheese is a rich source of calcium and offers up a good dose of protein into your diet as well.

  • 7.    Anchovies

    Anchovies are a great source of protein and healthy fats, being high in omega fatty acids so are a great food to include in your diet plan.

  • 8.    Apple Cider

    Apple cider can contain too much sugar so make sure to choose the variety carefully and have only a one cup serving.

  • 9.    Apple Juice

    Apple juice is rich in vitamin C, but contains a high amount of natural fruit sugars and calories, so limit yourself to enjoying this beverage only once in a while.

  • 10.    Apple Pie

    Apple pie is a high sugar, high fat food and can cause weight gain to occur quickly so should only be added in moderation on a diet plan.

  • 11.    Apples

    Apples are high in phytonutrients that will help to control your blood sugar levels and keep hunger levels low so you can maintain a reduced calorie diet plan with ease.

  • 12.    Applesauce

    Applesauce is rich in vitamin C and if you purchase the unsweetened variety will also contain very little added sugars, providing you with a good source of energy.

  • 13.    Apricots

    Apricots are high in vitamin A and vitamin C, making this an excellent food for those who want to experience a high level of antioxidant protection and immune system support.

  • 14.    Artichokes

    Artichokes are a good source of Niacin, vitamin B6, Iron, Phosphorus, as well as dietary fiber and will help to promote healthy muscle contractions.

  • 15.    Asparagus

    Asparagus is a great source of vitamin K and provides a number of B vitamins as well as iron, folate, and zinc to help support high energy levels.

  • 16.    Avocados

    Avocados are one of the few fruits that contains a high amount of healthy fats so they will help to keep your hunger level lower while maintaining stable blood glucose levels at all times.

  • 17.    Baby Carrots

    Baby carrots are quick and convenient to eat so are perfect for snack time and will provide you with a great dose of vitamin A, vitamin K, dietary fiber, as well as vitamin C to help support a strong immune system.

  • 18.    Bacon

    Bacon does contain some protein but is also very high in saturated fat and sodium, so is best only eaten on occasion.

  • 19.    Bagels

    Bagels are a very carb dense food with very little nutrients, and are best avoided unless you’re especially active, and need the carbs.

  • 20.    Baked Beans

    Baked beans are very high in fiber and are an excellent source of folate, which is required for proper growth and development.

  • 21.    Baked Potatoes

    Baked potatoes are a good source of complex carbs, dietary fiber, as well as potassium but do rank high on the GI scale so are best eaten in smaller serving sizes along with a good source of protein.

  • 22.    Bananas

    Bananas are rich in potassium, which can help to fuel physical activity as well as provide protection against cardiovascular disease.

  • 23.    Barbecue Sauce

  • 24.    Beans

    Beans are rich in tryptophan, manganese, magnesium, as well as vitamin B1 and will proide an excellent source of protein for the vegetarian.

  • 25.    Beef

    Beef is a rich source of protein as well as iron, which will help to support high energy levels. Try to eat grass-fed beef if possible.

  • 26.    Beer

    Beer contains a small amount of potassium but is also high in carbs and alcohol calories so should be drunken only infrequently.

  • 27.    Beets

    Beets are very rich in folate and manganese and can help to reduce the inflammation levels in the body and provide detoxification support.

  • 28.    Berries

    Berries are a fruit that contains the highest amount of antioxidants and will also pack in a good dose of fiber to keep you regular and reduce your hunger levels.

  • 29.    Beverages

    Beverages do provide calories to your diet so must be consumed in moderation, with care taken to ensure you're drinking beverages that also provide you with sound overall nutrition.

  • 30.    Biscuits

    Biscuits are a very simple form of carb and will increase your blood sugar levels significantly and then cause them to crash, so are a food that should be avoided.

  • 31.    Bison

    Bison is a very lean source of red meat that will provide you with plenty of protein, hardly any fat, and important iron to maintain exercise performance.

  • 32.    Bisque

  • 33.    Black Beans

    Black beans are high in molybdenum and will help to promote a healthy digestive track while providing maximum blood sugar regulation.

  • 34.    Blackberries

    Blackberries are one of the highest fiber containing fruits and will also be a good source of vitamin A and vitamin C.

  • 35.    Blue Cheese

    Blue cheese does also supply some protein to the daily diet; eat in moderation for best results.

  • 36.    Blueberries

    Blueberries are a powerful source of antioxidants and will help to support good brain health while warding off a number of diseases such as cancer.

  • 37.    Blueberry Pie

  • 38.    Bologna

    Bologna is relatively low in protein compared to other meat and packs in a high amount of sodium, so is best not consumed as part of your regular diet plan.

  • 39.    Brazil Nuts

    Brazil nuts are a great source of healthy fats, will provide a small amount of protein, and are also low in carbohydrate content.

  • 40.    Bread

    Bread comes in many different varieties, although none of them are recommended if you're eating Paleo. If you must choose one, go for rye bread since it has less gluten.

  • 41.    Bread Crumbs

    Bread crumbs are high in simple carbs and will produce a blood sugar spike followed by crash so are not the healthiest of additions to your regular diet.

  • 42.    Breadsticks

    Breadsticks are full of simple carbs and the calories will add up quickly when eating these with your meal so refrain as often as possible.

  • 43.    Breakfast Items

    Breakfast items that will promote a lean body include whole grain cereals, egg whites, fresh fruit and natural nut butters.

  • 44.    Brie Cheese

    Brie cheese is about half fat content, half protein content and is entirely carb free making it good for those who are doing low carb diet plans.

  • 45.    Brisket

  • 46.    Broccoli

    Broccoli is high in vitamin C and K and is excellent for fending off free radical damage while helping to improve your overall cholesterol levels.

  • 47.    Broth

    Broth is an excellent way to prepare soup, add flavor to stir-fry’s as well as mashed potatoes for very few calories.

  • 48.    Brown Sugar

    Brown sugar contains the same nutritional value of white sugar and will spike your insulin levels and then cause them to crash, making this a food to avoid.

  • 49.    Brownies

    Brownies are high in sugar and fat and will cause problems if you’re looking to maintain a lean body composition.

  • 50.    Brussels Sprouts

    Brussels sprouts are an excellent cholesterol lowering food and will also ward against cancer development while providing vitamin K, C, as well as a number of B vitamins in your diet.

  • 51.    Bulgur

    Bulgur is a good source of fat free complex carbs that is high in fiber and manganese and is also low in cholesterol and sodium.

  • 52.    Buns

    Buns are not considered a Paleo food, but if you're looking for something that can replace the texture, consider substituting mushrooms instead.

  • 53.    Burgers

    Burgers will be high in protein content due to the ground beef that they contain but if you're consuming fast food burgers, you should be eating them in moderation.

  • 54.    Burritos

    Burritos will contain protein, calcium, as well as fiber from the beans, cheese, and beef they contain, but are very high in calories so not the best option if you're watching your weight.

  • 55.    Butter

    Butter is high in dietary fat content as well as calories. Try to look for grass-fed butter as opposed to grain-fed butter.

  • 56.    Buttermilk

    Buttermilk is higher in saturated fat content than regular milk but does also provide some protein content as well.

  • 57.    Cabbage

    Cabbage is one of the best cancer fighting vegetables as it contains a number of antioxidants and is also a rich source of vitamin K, vitamin C, folate, as well as dietary fiber.

  • 58.    Caesar Dressing

  • 59.    Caesar Salad

  • 60.    Cakes

    Cakes are rich in carbs and often high in unhealthy fat, especially if they have frosting on them so are best eaten as a treat only on special occasions.

  • 61.    Calamari

    Calamari is a high source of protein due to the squid content it contains, but is also high in unhealthy fats due to the batter they deep fry it in.

  • 62.    Calzones

    Calzones are a source of carbohydrates, calcium, protein, as well as B vitamins, but do contain a high amount of calories, so should be eaten in moderation.

  • 63.    Camembert Cheese

    Camembert cheese is carbohydrate free and is a good source of protein, calcium, as well as phosphorus, but does contain a high dose of saturated fat as well.

  • 64.    Candies

    Candies are incredibly high in simple sugar and will cause a blood sugar spike followed by crash and leave you hungry for more.

  • 65.    Cantaloupe

    Cantaloupe is a melon that's low in calories at just 60 per cup and high in vitamin A and C, making it excellent for boosting your immune system.

  • 66.    Capers

    Capers are a healthy addition to your diet and are very low in calories and will provide a good source of vitamin A, vitamin E, Niacin, Calcium, Vitamin C, folate, iron, and magnesium.

  • 67.    Cappuccino

    Cappuccino beverages will be rich in calcium and protein content if prepared with low fat milk.

  • 68.    Carp

    Carp is rich in omega fats and is also a great source of vitamin B12, Selenium, as well as protein and phosphorus, but is high in cholesterol so should be eaten in moderation.

  • 69.    Carrot Cake

    Carrot Cake will provide you with a good dose of vitamin A from the carrots it contains but is still high in sugar, and isn't a whole food, so eat only on occasion.

  • 70.    Carrots

    Carrots are very high in vitamin A content and will help to promote healthy eyesight while improving your heart health as well.

  • 71.    Cashews

    Cashews are an excellent source of copper, manganese, tryptophan, as well as magnesium and phosphorus and will help to promote a healthy heart.

  • 72.    Casseroles

    Casseroles are not part of a Paleo Diet, but you can substitute regular casserole with by grating cauliflower into a rice-like texture.

  • 73.    Catfish

    Cafish is an excellent source of protein while being a lower fat variety of fish that is low in sodium but high in cholesterol.

  • 74.    Cauliflower

    Cauliflower is very high in vitamin C providing almost 100% of your total daily requirements in a 100 gram serving and helps to detoxify the body while reducing the amount of inflammation present.

  • 75.    Celery

    Celery is a high in vitamin K content, will provide you with a number of B vitamins, and can help to reduce your blood pressure levels while acting as a diuretic in the body.

  • 76.    Cereal

    Cereal is a popular breakfast item, but contain too few nutrients, and too much sugar to be considered a staple for breakfast. Go for something with more protein like eggs instead.

  • 77.    Cereal Bars

    Cereal bars are high in simple carbohydrates and low in protein, so not the best choice for your morning meal.

  • 78.    Challah

    Challah doesn't have a lot of nutritious value, but if you're Jewish, it doesn't hurt to have it once in awhile on occasion. No need to stress out all the time ^_^

  • 79.    Champagne

    Champagne, being that it is alcohol, will instantly stop the fat loss process from occurring in the body and will provide you with calories that have no nutritional value. Just reserve them for special occasions.

  • 80.    Cheddar Cheese

    Cheddar cheese is an excellent source of calcium and protein and is okay to consume in moderation.

  • 81.    Cheese

    Cheese is a great way to get more calcium into your diet and promote strong bones, but being as calorie dense as it is, try and keep serving sizes to moderate portions.

  • 82.    Cheese Pizza

    Cheese pizza will provide you with protein, calcium, lycopene, as well as carbohydrates, but also plenty of calories and fat so limit yourself to just a single slice.

  • 83.    Cheeseburgers

    Cheeseburgers are a source of protein as well as iron, but will also add plenty of calories to your diet so eat them in moderation as you go about your plan.

  • 84.    Cheesecake

    Cheesecake is a higher calorie dessert that will definitely increase your blood sugar levels, so it's best to avoid or eat in moderation, especially if you're trying to lose weight.

  • 85.    Cherries

    Cherries are low on the GI index so they will have very little impact on your blood sugar level, making them a sweet treat that will control hunger and food cravings.

  • 86.    Cherry Pie

    Cherry pie is going to contain some vitamin C from the cherries, but will also be high in sugar so should be eaten only every once and a while.

  • 87.    Cherry Tomatoes

    Cherry tomatoes are an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin A, as well as vitamin K and will promote a strong cardiovascular system while also enhancing your bone strength.

  • 88.    Chestnuts

    Chestnuts, unlike the name suggest, are actually fat free and contain mostly all carbs and will be a good source of vitamin C and manganese in the diet.

  • 89.    Chicken

    Chicken is a rich source of protein along with tryptophan, vitamin B3, as well as selenium and will help maintain your lean muscle mass.

  • 90.    Chicken Breast

    Chicken breast is one of the leaner parts of the chicken and will contain very little dietary fat but will be high in protein content and completely carb free.

  • 91.    Chicken Drumsticks

    Chicken Drumsticks are a higher fat portion of the chicken that will supply you with a good source of protein. Don't worry too much about the fat content.

  • 92.    Chicken Nuggets

    Chicken nuggets offer very little protein compared with chicken breasts and are also high in fat and calories, so you should eat them only as a treat on special occasions.

  • 93.    Chicken Salad

    Chicken salad will provide you with a good source of protein and dietary fiber, but make sure you use a healthy dressing!

  • 94.    Chicken Soup

    Chicken soup is a healthy way to get in some protein, vegetables, and carbs.

  • 95.    Chicken Thighs

    Chicken thighs are rich in protein and will also supply niacin and selenium.

  • 96.    Chicken Wings

  • 97.    Chickpeas

    Chickpeas are high in manganese and folate and will provide a high amount of antioxidants to the body to help fend off free radical damage.

  • 98.    Chilaquiles

  • 99.    Chili

    Chili is a great way to get in some protein, complex carbohydrates, fiber, as well as iron, so is a healthy addition to your diet plan.

  • 100.    Chimichangas

    Chimichangas will contain a large dose of carbohydrates and calories so should not be added to your diet on a regular basis.

  • 101.    Chips

    Chips are often deep fried and a high amount of calories so should not be part of your usual diet plan.

  • 102.    Chocolate

    Chocolate is high in sugar and should be eaten in moderation. Dark chocolate is the best type because of its antioxidants.

  • 103.    Chocolate Cake

    Chocolate cake is high in sugar and will also often contain a good dose of dietary fat as well, so should be only eaten on special occasions.

  • 104.    Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Chocolate chip cookies are high in calories, and sugar, so if you are going to eat these, make it a very small cookie so it doesn’t cause weight gain.

  • 105.    Chocolate Milk

    Chocolate milk contains almost 10 grams of protein and is high in calcium, but also contains quite a strong dose of added sugars, so enjoy this beverage as a special treat.

  • 106.    Chow Mein

    Chow Mein does contain some fiber and protein but can be quite high in calories and unhealthy oils so serve up a smaller portion if you want to eat it.

  • 107.    Chowders

    Chowders are typically prepared with cream and sometimes even butter so should be avoided in a weight loss diet in order to prevent a high calorie intake.

  • 108.    Chutney

    Chutney nutrition will vary depending on how it's prepared but typically it's a rich source of dietary fiber as well as vitamin C and may contain some added sugar so eat in moderation as part of a healthy diet.

  • 109.    Clams

    Clams are high in cholesterol but do provide a good dose of protein as well as iron, so will allow you to keep your energy levels up with ease.

  • 110.    Cobbler

    Cobbler is typically prepared with fruit so will offer some vitamin C, antioxidants, and dietary fiber, but is also rich in sugar, so should be eaten in moderation.

  • 111.    Cocktails

    Cocktails often pack in hundreds of calories due to both the alcohol and the drink mixes added into them, so be sure to have them only on special occasions.

  • 112.    Cocoa

    Cocoa is a low calorie way to add flavor to any of your foods and will contain 2 grams of fiber per tablespoon serving along with iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and copper.

  • 113.    Coconut Milk

  • 114.    Coconuts

    Coconuts are rich in medium chain triglycerides, which is a form of fat that the body can rapidly use as an energy source to fuel physical activity.

  • 115.    Cod

    Cod is a low fat fish variety that is very high in protein while being low in dietary fat.

  • 116.    Coffee

    Coffee is rich in caffeine content which will provide you with a quick burst of energy and enhancement to your alertness when you need it most.

  • 117.    Coffee Creamer

  • 118.    Colby Cheese

    Colby cheese is a rich source of calcium and phosphorus and will help to prevent muscle cramps.

  • 119.    Coleslaw

    Coleslaw will provide a high amount of dietary fiber and vitamin C due to the cabbage content but watch what type of dressing you put on it.

  • 120.    Collards

    Collards are great for lowering your cholesterol level while detoxifying the body and providing anti-inflammatory benefits.

  • 121.    Cookies

    Cookies come in many varieties but are prepared with high amounts of sugar and often butter so best eaten only as a treat on special occasions.

  • 122.    Corn

    Corn is a very good source of dietary fiber and is also high in antioxidant activity so will help to defend against cancer-causing free radicals you come into contact with.

  • 123.    Corn Chips

  • 124.    Corn Dogs

    Corn dogs do contain some protein, but you're better off getting protein from other healthy meats such as grilled chicken, or a steak instead.

  • 125.    Corn On The Cob

    Corn on the cob is a tasty way to enjoy corn that offers a sweet taste and is high in dietary fiber and carbohydrate energy for the muscle cells.

  • 126.    Cornbread

    Cornbread is not considered Paleo, but there are many recipes online that use coconut flour, butter and eggs to make a version that is Paleo-friendly.

  • 127.    Corned Beef

    Corned beef contains almost an even amount of protein and dietary fat, and is also quite high in sodium. Try for regular or grass-fed beef if possible.

  • 128.    Cornmeal

    Cornmeal is high in carbs, contains nine grams of fiber per cup and 10 grams of protein, along with being a good source of iron to keep your energy levels high.

  • 129.    Cottage Cheese

    Cottage cheese is well known for its casein protein content, which is a form of protein that digests very slowly in the body and will supply you with amino acids for hours at a time.

  • 130.    Couscous

  • 131.    Crab

    Crab is an excellent source of protein, while providing a good source of riboflavin, iron, as well as Niacin.

  • 132.    Crackers

    Crackers are high in processed carbs and usually contain trans fats so not the best option for those who are watching their diet.

  • 133.    Cranberries

    Cranberries are well known for their ability to support a healthy urinary tract and reduce the risk of urinary tract infections.

  • 134.    Cranberry Juice

    Cranberry juice is high in phytonutrients and will also help to support a healthy urinary track system.

  • 135.    Crawfish

    Crawfish contains very little dietary fat and supplies you with a good source of protein as well as iron to maintain high energy levels.

  • 136.    Cream

  • 137.    Cream Cheese

    Cream cheese is available in full fat, low fat, and fat free varieties and can help to contribute some protein to your diet plan.

  • 138.    Crepes

    Crepes are lower in carbs compared to pancakes due to their thin consistency but still will not provide much nutritional value to promote good health.

  • 139.    Crispbread

  • 140.    Croissants

    Croissants are high in unhealthy fat due to the lard used in preparation and will not contribute overall good nutrition to your body. Eat it in moderation.

  • 141.    Croutons

    Croutons, when commercially prepared are high in both carbs and fats so should be avoided to prevent your salad from becoming unhealthy.

  • 142.    Cucumbers

    Cucumbers are high in vitamin K, rich in vitamin C and will contain mostly water, so are very low in calories and easy to add into any diet plan.

  • 143.    Cupcakes

    Cupcakes are rich in sugar, flour, and shortening, butter, or lard so will not contribute any nutritious ingredients to your diet plan.

  • 144.    Curries

    Curries will vary in their calorie count depending on the ingredients they contain and how they're prepared but they will usually offer a good source of protein and fiber.

  • 145.    Custard

    Custard is typically high in calories and will contain a good dose of sugar as well, so best eaten in moderation.

  • 146.    Dark Chocolate

  • 147.    Dates

    Dates are a higher calorie fruit due to the fact they are dried but will provide a good dose of fiber as well as a small amount of iron as well.

  • 148.    Desserts

    Desserts range in nutritional content but most are high in calories and sugar so should be eaten only on an occasional basis.

  • 149.    Dips

  • 150.    Donuts

    Donuts are going to be high in both fat and sugar as well as carbs due to the flour they’re prepared with so are really best off avoided at all costs.