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Calories in Milk


Milk doesn't necessarily have to be eliminated from your diet if you are counting calories to lose weight. In fact milk can be a valuable source of nutrients such as potassium, vitamins A, B2 (riboflavin), B3, B6,B12, D, E & K, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc and selenium.

Milk also provides a complete source of protein for growth and development, a natural source of carbohydrate for energy and is full of antioxidants. Wow, that's pretty good stuff.

Adults need the nutrients in milk to help slow the bone loss that occurs naturally with aging. Of course kids need milk because they grown so fast, milk gives their bodies energy and promotes those strong bones.

When counting calories, just be aware of the amount of calories a glass of milk contains. Our chart below gives the average amount of calories across all brands.

Milk Type Amount Calories Kilojoules
Full Cream
       "
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Condensed
         "
Evaporated
  " reduced fat
Acidophilus
Buttermilk
Goats Milk
Soy Milk
       "
       "  

1 tbsp
100ml / 3.5fl.oz
1/2 cup
1 cup
600ml /21fl.oz carton
1 litre / 36fl.oz

Sweetened 1/4 cup
Skim 1/4 cup 65ml
1/2 cup 125ml
1/2 cup 125ml
Low fat 250ml (1 cup)
250ml
250ml
Regular 250ml (1 cup)
Lite 250ml
Fat Free 250ml
13
67
84
167
400
670

215
160
195
155
100
120
155
160
100
90
55
280
350
700
1675
2800

895
755
815
655
420
495
645
675
420
375


Milk Type Amount Calories Kilojoules
Reduced Fat /
Lite Milk



1 tbsp
100ml / 3.5fl.oz
1/2 cup
1 cup
600ml /21fl.oz carton
1 litre / 36fl.oz
11
52
65
130
310
520

50
220
270
545
1300
2175

Milk Type Amount Calories Kilojoules
Skim Non Fat



1 tbsp
100ml / 3.5fl.oz
1/2 cup
1 cup
600ml /21fl.oz carton
1 litre / 36fl.oz
10
44
55
110
265
440
40
185
230
460
1100
1840

Please note that the milk calorie tables above are to be used as a guide only. Calorie counts may be higher or lower depending on manufacturer processes, individual brands and geographical considerations.

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