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What Counts As A Cup?


By EatingWell Editors

A quick guide to how much produce equals a cup.

How many baby carrots or apples are in a cup? Our chart gives you the stats for these and other fruits and vegetables.

1 cup of fruit

= small (2.5-inch) apple
= large (8-9–inch-long) banana
= medium (4–inch-diameter) grapefruit
= 2-3 medium plums
= 8 large strawberries
= ½ cup raisins

1 cup of vegetables

= 12 baby carrots
= large ear of corn
= large sweet potato
= 2 large stalks of celery
= 1 cup cooked (or 2 cups raw) greens
= 10 broccoli florets