Corn Tortillas are one of the most versatile foods around. They are used for breakfast, lunch and dinner foods. This begs the question, “How many calories in corn tortillas?”
There are actually multiple questions to that answer because tortillas come in a variety of sizes and types. One medium sized corn tortilla is approximately six inches in diameter and has 43 calories in it. It also has just a shade over 4 grams of fat.
A large corn tortilla is generally eight inches in diameter. This size will have 75 calories per tortilla. The quantity of fat is about 7.5 grams. As you can see, the quantity of fat per tortilla is about 1/10 the amount of calories. A small four inch corn tortilla has 18 calories in it, and you guessed it, 1.8 grams of fat. Many people also want to know the amount of carbohydrates in their food as well. A small corn tortilla has four grams of carbohydrates in it. A large corn tortilla has 16 grams of crabs while a medium has nine grams of carbs.
You would think that a corn tortilla would be pretty healthy, but they actually do not have much in them nutrition wise. The have about 4% of your daily fiber in one medium tortilla and 3% magnesium. Other than that most of what is in a tortilla does not register above one percent of any vitamin or nutrient you need.
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