French vanilla coffee can provide a sweet treat in the morning or afternoon as well as an accompaniment to a dessert. The calories in this coffee should not be forgotten when you are calculating your daily nutritional goals.
A 10-oz. serving of french vanilla coffee with no sugar added contains about 20 calories, according to the MyFitnessPal website. If you're following a 2,000-calorie diet, this accounts for one percent of the calories you should consume daily.
Many people put milk or sugar in their coffee, including french vanilla coffee, to enhance the taste. Adding 1 tbsp. of whole milk can add 9 calories and 1 tsp. of granulated sugar can add 16 calories, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Nutrient Database.
Many of the calories in french vanilla coffee come from carbohydrates. MyFitnessPal reports that a 10-oz. serving of french vanilla coffee contains 4 g of carbohydrates, or three percent of the 130 g the Institute of Medicine recommends you consume daily. It also contains 1 g of protein. Macronutrients like carbohydrates and protein provide calories and energy, according to the McKinley Health Center.
- MyFitnessPal: Folgers - French Vanilla (Flavored Coffee)
- U.S. Department of Agriculture National Nutrient Database: Milk, whole, 3.25% milkfat, with added vitamin D
- U.S. Department of Agriculture National Nutrient Database: Sugars, granulated
- McKinley Health Center: Macronutrients: the Importance of Carbohydrate, Protein, and Fat
- Institute of Medicine: Dietary Reference Intakes