Drinking milk is the most natural thing in the world – it’s about the first thing we actively do as babies, after all. And you should be drinking milk to ward off osteoporosis.
But many of us forget to count the calories in our mochas (oh okay, just one marshmallow) towards our daily energy intakes, with the two-a-day latte set sipping enough kJs to add an extra kilo in around three weeks.
We’re not suggesting giving up the beans, but consider skim milk in frothy bevs (it foams better, anyway), skip the cream topping and marshies, and think about swapping the second cup for café au tearoom.
How many kJ/ calories in coffeee?
full-cream milk = 705kJ/ 179 calories
skim milk = 390kJ/ 93 calories
full-cream milk = 84kJ / 20 calories
skim milk = 76kJ / 18 calories
full-cream milk = 705kJ / 168 calories
skim milk = 405kJ / 97 calories
full-cream milk = 894kJ / 214 calories
skim milk = 627kJ / 150 calories
CARAMEL FRAPPE LATTE
= 1,320kJ / 315 calories (more than a Mars bar!)
full-cream milk = 690kJ / 165 calories
skim milk = 402kJ / 96 calories
*Based on 300ml serving
How many calories in milk?
SKIMMED (0.1 per cent fat)
Energy: 355kJ/85 calories, Fat: 0.3g, Protein: 9g,
Carbs: 12g, Calcium: 292.5mg
LOW-FAT (1 per cent fat)
Energy: 500kJ/120 calories, Fat: 1.5g, Protein: 10g, Carbs: 15g, Calcium: 350mg
FULL-CREAM COWS (3.6 per cent fat)
Energy: 700kJ/167 calories, Fat: 10g, Protein: 8.8g,
Carbs: 11.8g, Calcium: 292.5mg
FLAVOURED (Big M)
Energy: 698kJ/167 calories, Fat: 4.5g, Protein: 7.8g, Carbs: 23.5g, Calcium: 297.5mg
* Based on 250ml serving