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Calories in Latte Coffee

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Megan Smith has been a freelance writer and editor since 2006. She writes about health, fitness, travel, beauty and grooming topics for various print and Internet publications. Smith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in writing from New York University.
Calories in Latte Coffee
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If you're in the habit of drinking a latte every morning, you may be consuming more calories than you think. A latte is made with milk, which adds more calories to the drink than a traditional cup of coffee, according to MayoClinic.com.

Calories in Latte Coffee

According to dieting website FatSecret.com, a 1-cup latte made with whole milk contains 67 calories and 2.75g of fat. A 1-cup latte made with reduced-fat milk contains 57 calories and 1.39g of fat. A 1-cup skim milk latte contains 47 calories and .37g of fat.

Increasing the Calorie Count

Adding whipped topping, a shot of flavored syrup or sugar will add calories to your latte. For example, 1 tbsp. of sugar adds about 50 calories to your drink, according to MayoClinic.com.

Comparison with Regular Coffee

A cup of regular black coffee without cream or sugar contains 2 calories. One tbsp. of cream adds 50 calories to a cup of regular coffee.

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