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How Many Calories Are in Rice Krispie Treats?

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Tennessee-based writer Davita Parks has been writing editorial, feature, business and health-related articles since 1998. Her work has appeared in magazines such as "African American Perspectives," "Showcase of Homes" and "Celebrate." Parks holds a Master of Science in mass communications from Arkansas State University.
How Many Calories Are in Rice Krispie Treats?
Rice Krispies Treats are a low-fat snack that can satisfy your sweet tooth. Photo Credit Stockbyte/Stockbyte/Getty Images

If you are looking for a low-calorie snack to satisfy your sweet tooth, you may consider reaching for a Rice Krispies Treat. Kellogg's suggests that this snack is a lower-fat alternative to high-calorie foods such as chips, cookies and pastries.

Calories

Kellogg's Rice Krispies Treats contain 90 calories per serving. The serving size, according to the company's nutrition facts, is one bar.

Fat

Rice Krispies treats are a low-fat snack. There are 2.5 g of fat and 1 g of saturated fat per serving.

Sugar

Each serving of Rice Krsipies Treats contains 7 g of sugar per serving. The American Dietetic Association maintains that those seeking to lose or manage their weight should limit their sugar intake to 9 g or less per meal.

Carbohydrate

According to Kellogg's website, there are 17 g of carbohydrates in each Rice Krispies Treat bar.

Considerations

Rice Krispies Treats are made with milk and soy ingredients, according to Kellogg's. If you have sensitivities to soy or milk products, the Mayo Clinic suggests consulting with your physician before consuming products that contain these ingredients. Rice Krispies Treats are also available in Mini Squares that contain 45 calories, 4.5 g of fat, 8.5 g of carbohydrates and 3.7 g of sugar per bar.

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References

  • Kellogg's: Rice Krispies Treat
  • "Mayo Clinic Fitness for Everybody"; Diane Dahm; 2005
  • "American Dietetic Association: Complete Food & Nutrition Guide"; Roberta Larson Duyff, MS, RD, FADA, CFCS; 2006
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