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.

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Calorie counting in coffee
 

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 calories in coffeee?

FLAT WHITE
full-cream milk = 705kJ
skim milk = 390kJ

INSTANT
full-cream milk = 84kJ
skim milk = 76kJ

CAFÉ LATTE
full-cream milk = 705kJ
skim milk = 405kJ

MOCHA
full-cream milk = 894kJ
skim milk = 627kJ

CARAMEL FRAPPE LATTE
= 1,320kJ (more than a Mars bar!)

CAPPUCCINO
full-cream milk = 690kJ
skim milk = 402kJ

*Based on 300ml serving

How many calories in milk?

SKIMMED (0.1 per cent fat)
Energy: 355kJ, Fat: 0.3g, Protein: 9g,
Carbs: 12g, Calcium: 292.5mg

LOW-FAT (1 per cent fat)
Energy: 500kJ, Fat: 1.5g, Protein: 10g, Carbs: 15g, Calcium: 350mg

FULL-CREAM COW’S (3.6 per cent fat)
Energy: 700kJ, Fat: 10g, Protein: 8.8g,
Carbs: 11.8g, Calcium: 292.5mg

FLAVOURED (Big M)
Energy: 698kJ, Fat: 4.5g, Protein: 7.8g, Carbs: 23.5g, Calcium: 297.5mg

* Based on 250ml serving

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