Low Calorie Fruits

Fruits are some of the most nutrient dense, and healthiest foods around. Other than water, soups, and vegetables, fruits are the food group lowest in calories and should be a part of any weight loss diet.

Not all fruits are created equal, however. Some are quite high in sugar, and calories. The list below is meant to provide you with low-calorie fruits for your weight loss diet. These include starfruit, strawberries, cantaloupe, apples, peaches, honeydew melon, prickly pears, and blackberries. For more low-calorie fruits, see the extended list of less common low calorie fruits.


Star Fruit#1: Starfruit (Carambola)
41 calories in 1 cup, cubes (132g)
28 calories in 1 medium (3-5/8" long) (91g)
31 calories in 100 grams
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Strawberries#2: Strawberries
53 calories in 1 cup, sliced (166g)
4 calories in 1 medium (1-1/4" dia) (12g)
32 calories in 100 grams
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A cantaloupe and a cantaloupe wedge#3: Cantaloupe
54 calories in 1 cup, cubes (160g)
188 calories in 1 melon, medium (about 5" dia) (552g)
34 calories in 100 grams
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Apples#4: Apples
57 calories in 1 cup slices (109g)
95 calories in 1 medium (3" dia) (182g)
52 calories in 100 grams
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Peaches#5: Peaches
60 calories in 1 cup slices (154g)
59 calories in 1 medium (2-2/3" dia) (150g)
39 calories in 100 grams
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A cut honeydew melon#6: Honeydew Melon
61 calories in 1 cup, diced (170g)
360 calories in 1 melon (5-1/4" dia) (1000g)
36 calories in 100 grams
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Two prickly pears#7: Prickly Pears
61 calories in 1 cup (149g)
42 calories in 1 fruit without refuse (103g)
41 calories in 100 grams
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Blackberries#8: Blackberries
62 calories in 1 cup (144g)
43 calories in 100 grams

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A cut papaya#9: Papayas
62 calories in 1 cup 1" pieces (145g)
68 calories in 1 fruit, small (157g)
43 calories in 100 grams
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Apricots#10: Apricots
74 calories in 1 cup, halves (155g)
17 calories in 1 apricot (35g)
48 calories in 100 grams
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A cut plum#11: Plums
76 calories in 1 cup, sliced (165g)
30 calories in 1 fruit (2-1/8" dia) (66g)
46 calories in 100 grams
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Oranges and an orange wedge#12: Oranges
85 calories in 1 cup, sections (180g)
62 calories in 1 fruit (2-5/8" dia) (131g)
47 calories in 100 grams
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A wedge of watermelon#13: Watermelon
86 calories in 1 wedge (approx 1/16 of melon) (286g)
1355 calories in 1 melon (15" long x 7-1/2" dia) (4518g)
30 calories in 100 grams
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Slice of grapefruit#14: Grapefruit
97 calories in 1 cup sections, with juice (230g)
52 calories in 1/2 fruit (3-3/4" dia) (123g)
42 calories in 100 grams
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Asian pears#15: Asian Pears
116 calories in 1 fruit 3-3/8" high x 3" diameter (275g)
42 calories in 100 grams

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#1: Limes
20 calories in 1 NLEA serving (67g)
20 calories in 1 NLEA serving (67g)
30 calories in 100 grams
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#2: Rhubarb
26 calories in 1 cup, diced (122g)
11 calories in 1 stalk (51g)
21 calories in 100 grams
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#3: Roselle
28 calories in 1 cup, without refuse (57g)
49 calories in 1 stalk (100g)
49 calories in 100 grams
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#4: Asian Pears
51 calories in 1 fruit 2-1/4" high x 2-1/2" dia (122g)
42 calories in 1 stalk (100g)
42 calories in 100 grams
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#5: Pitanga (Surinam-Cherry)
57 calories in 1 cup (173g)
2 calories in 1 fruit without refuse (7g)
33 calories in 100 grams
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#6: Lemons
61 calories in 1 cup, sections (212g)
24 calories in 1 fruit (2-3/8" dia) (84g)
29 calories in 100 grams
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#7: Pummelo
72 calories in 1 cup, sections (190g)
231 calories in 1 fruit without refuse (609g)
38 calories in 100 grams
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#8: Groundcherries (Cape-Gooseberries or Poha)
74 calories in 1 cup (140g)
53 calories in 1 fruit without refuse (100g)
53 calories in 100 grams
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#9: Tangerines (Mandarin Oranges)
103 calories in 1 cup, sections (195g)
47 calories in 1 medium (2-1/2" dia) (88g)
53 calories in 100 grams
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  1. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 28.