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How Many Calories In 1 Cup Tea With Milk And Sugar?

Calories In 1 Cup Tea With Milk And Sugar

Find out how many calories in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar. Also, find out its detailed nutrition here.

Tea has been about for centuries and is thought to have originated in China. It was first used as a medicine and it was not until the mid-1600s that it became famous as a beverage.

Tea is a drink brewed from the Camellia sinensis plant leaves. It is consumed around the world and comes in wide varieties. 

The most common type of tea leaves is black tea, which is made by oxidizing the leaves. Many like tea with milk and sugar, while others enjoy it plain. 

Usually, a small cup of tea measures anywhere between 150 to 170 grams by weight. Black tea has only a few calories and can be added to your diet plan. On the other hand, tea with milk and sugar contains some calories. Let’s see how many calories in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar are and its detailed nutrition.

Nutrition in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar compared with male and female Dietary Reference Intake (DRI)

Serving size:  Small 1 cup tea with milk and sugar with the following ingredients

a. Water – 80 ml

b. Milk – 77 ml

c. Sugar – 1 tsp (5 gm)

d. Black Tea Powder – 1 tsp (4 gm)

How to make 1 cup tea with milk and sugar

Making tea is an easy process that only requires a few ingredients. First, bring the water to a boil on the stove. Next, pour 1 tsp black tea powder, milk and sugar and make them boil. Once the desired solution has come to boil, turn heat off,  stir until everything is mixed in, wait 2-3 minutes and serve hot .

Calories in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar

Calories in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar are 76.53 kCal; as much as 3.83 % of male DRI of 2000 kCal. Further, it can attain 5.10 % of female DRI of 1500 kCal.

a. Protein forms 13.22 % of the calories

b. Carbs form 46.15 % of the calories in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar.

c. Fats form 40.93 % of the calories.

Macros in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar

a. Protein in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar is 2.53 grams, which is 3.37 % of male DRI of 75 grams. Further, it can complete 4.50 % of female DRI of 56.25 grams. To clarify, protein DRI is 15% of calories.

b. Carbs in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar are 8.83 grams, therefore, is 3.21 % of male DRI of 275 grams. Thus, it can achieve 4.28 % of female DRI of 206.25 grams. In general, the carbohydrates DRI is 55% of calories.

c. Fats in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar are 3.48 grams, notably 5.22 % of male DRI of 66.67 grams. As a result, a woman gets 6.96 % of female DRI of 50.00 grams. Fats DRI is 30% of calories.

d. The Fibre in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar is 0.00 gram, thus is 0.00 % of male DRI of 38 gram. On the other hand, females get 0.00 % of female DRI of 25 grams.

e. Soluble Fibre is 0.00 gm, which is 0.00 % of male DRI of 10 gm. Additionally, females will get 0.00 % of female DRI of 9.86 gm.

f. Total Free Sugar is 8.79 gm, which is 14.65 % of male DRI of 60 gm and 17.58 % of female DRI of 50 gm.

Vitamins in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar

a. Vitamin A – 46.09 mcg, as much as 5.12 % of male DRI of 900 mcg. Furthermore, women can get 6.58 % of female DRI of 700 mcg.

b. Thiamine (Vitamin B1) – 0.02 mg, which is 1.67 % of the daily requirement of males of 1.2 mg. Subsequently, females will get 1.82 % of female DRI of 1.1 mg.

c. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) – 0.09 mg, therefore, is 6.92 % of male DRI of 1.3 mg. Besides, women also get 8.18 % of female DRI of 1.1 mg.

d. Niacin (Vitamin B3) – 0.06 mg, notably 0.38 % male DRI of 16 mg and 0.43 % female DRI of 14 mg.

e. Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) – 0.03 mg, thus is 2.31 % of DRI of 1.3 mg for males and females.

f. Biotin (Vitamin B7) – 1.54 mcg, therefore, is 5.13 % of DRI of 30 mcg for males and females.

g. Total Folate (Vitamin B9) – 5.46 mcg, as much as 1.37 % of DRI of 400 mcg for males and females.

h. Cobalamin (Vitamin B12) – 0.39 mcg, which is 16.25 % of DRI of 2.4 mcg for males and females

i. L-ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) – 1.56 mg, therefore, is 1.73 % of male DRI of 90 mg. Further, it is 2.08 % of female DRI of 75 mg.

j. Calciferol (Vitamin D) – 0.09 mcg, notably 1.80 % of DRI of 5 mcg for males and females.

k. Alpha-tocopherol (Vitamin E) – 0.17 mg, thus is 1.13 % of DRI of 15 mg for males and females.

l. Vitamin K – 0.00 mcg.

Minerals in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar

a. Calcium – 91.57 mg, which is 9.16 % of DRI of 1000 mg for males and females.

b. Phosphorus – 74.93 mg, therefore, is 10.70 % of DRI of 700 mg for males and females.

c. Iron – 0.12 mg, notably 1.50 % male DRI of 8 mg and 0.67 % female DRI of 18 mg.

d. Magnesium – 6.43 mg, thus is 1.61 % of male DRI of 400 mg and 2.07 % of female DRI of 310 mg.

e. Copper – 23.28 mcg, as much as 2.59 % of DRI of 900 mcg for males and females.

f. Manganese – 0.01 mg is 0.43 % of male DRI of 2.3 mg and 0.56 % of female DRI of 1.8 mg.

g. Molybdenum – 0.00 mcg, therefore, is 0.00 % of DRI of 45 mcg for males and females.

h. Zinc – 0.26 mg, notably 2.36 % of male DRI of 11 mg. At the same time, women get 3.25 % of female DRI of 8 mg.

i. Chromium – 3.10 mcg, thus is 8.86 % of male DRI of 35 mcg. Besides, women too get 12.40 % of female DRI of 25 mcg.

j. Selenium – 0.74 mcg, as much as 1.35 % of DRI of 55 mcg for males and females.

k. Cholesterol – 0.00 mg,

l. Potassium – 139.34 mg, as much as 2.96 % of DRI of 4700 mg for males and females.

m. Sodium – 19.81 mg, which is 1.32 % of DRI of 1500 mg for males and females.

n. Omega 3 – 15.92 mg, therefore, is 2.65 % of DRI of 600 mg for males and females,

o. Omega 6 – 87.71 mg, not only 14.62 % of DRI of 600 mg for males and females.

Carbs in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar

When you eat 1 cup tea with milk and sugar you get 8.83 grams of carbohydrates and, 76.53 kCal energy. Clearly, carbohydrates form 46.15 % of the calories in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar. Here is how it completes your carbs requirements when you set carb intake at 55% of the calories of your diet plan.

a. 3.21 % of the daily requirement of 275 grams for a 2000 kcal diet.

b. 4.28 % of the daily requirement of 206.25 grams for a 1500 kcal diet.

c. 5.35% of the set carb limit of 165 grams for a 1200 kcal diet.

d. 7.14% of the set carb limit of 123.75 grams when following a 900-kcal diet.

The Breakup of carbohydrates in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar

a. Total available carbs in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar – 8.83 gm.

b. Total Starch – 0.00 gm.

c. Total Free Sugar – 8.79 gm, which is 99.55 % of total carbs in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar

Details of free sugars in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar

a. Fructose – 0.16 gm, which is 1.81 % of total carbs in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar

b. Glucose – 0.14 gm, which is 1.59 % of total carbs in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar

c. Sucrose – 0.19 gm, which is 2.15 % of total carbs in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar

d. Maltose – 0.00 gm, which is 0.00 % of total carbs in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar

Sum of Total Free Sugar – 8.79 gm, which is 99.55 % of total carbs in 1 cup tea with milk and sugar.

Disclaimer

Values of DRI are for a healthy adult. Nutrition plus energy requirement may change as per physical activity, gender and age. Nutritional values of 1 cup tea with milk and sugar are derived from IFCT, approximate and subject to variance.

Conclusion

1 cup tea with milk and sugar contains around 75 to 80 kcal, about 4% of your daily calorie budget. Add the number of tea servings wisely to your diet.

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