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Calories in French Vanilla Coffee

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author image Nicki Wolf
Nicki Wolf has been writing health and human interest articles since 1986. Her work has been published at various cooking and nutrition websites. Wolf has an extensive background in medical/nutrition writing and online content development in the nonprofit arena. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Temple University.
Calories in French Vanilla Coffee
French vanilla coffee serves as a sweet pick-me-up. Photo Credit CBCK-Christine/iStock/Getty Images

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.

Calories

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.

Preparation

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.

Macronutrients

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.

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