Two slices of Halvas Drapetsonas with chocolate and almonds

Halva nutrition information

Halva nutrition information may be useful and important to everyone. So I decided to sum up the nutrition facts provided by various manufacturers of this Middle Eastern sweet. Current calculation covers 98 different items of tahini halva made by Koska, Halvas Drapetsonas, Gulluoglu, Argoudelis, Haitoglou Bros, Oghab Halva, Kandylas, Al-Rabih, Sebahat, Attiki, Papayianni Bros, Mezap, Achva, Meletiadis etc.

The average values (per 100 g):

Energy: 2246,54 kJ
Kcal: 536,75
Kcal from fat: 295,12
Carbohydrates: 45,73 g
– of which sugars: 37,37 g
Fat: 32,65 g
– saturated fat: 6,35 g
– monounsaturated fat: 13,33 g
– polyunsaturated fat: 12,07 g
Protein: 13,05 g
Dietary fiber: 5,18 g
Salt: 0,06 g
Calcium: 146,78 mg
Iron: 3,87 mg
Magnesium: 118,76 mg
Phosphorus: 366,71 mg
Zinc: 2,38 mg
Sodium: 42,44 mg

The fact is that tahini halva is rich of protein, aminoacids and has little of saturated (unhealthy) fats and no cholesterol. It’s plentiful of minerals and organic oils which are necessary for your body. Anyway, have in mind that halva should be used moderately due to high sugar content. Up to 30 g per day should be enough, according to various sources.

Hopefully, that summarized halva nutrition information will help you to enjoy this divine treat in a reasonable way.

Halva with cocoa by Argoudelis