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How Many Calories Are in Pearl Milk & Tea?

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Brian Willett began writing in 2005. He has been published in the "Buffalo News," the "Daytona Times" and "Natural Muscle Magazine." Willett also writes for Bloginity.com and Bodybuilding.com. He is an American Council on Exercise-certified personal trainer and earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of North Carolina.
How Many Calories Are in Pearl Milk & Tea?
Bubble tea can come in pastel colors of pink, green or yellow. Photo Credit foodandstyle/iStock/Getty Images

Pearl milk tea, also known as bubble tea, is a type of tea mixed with sugar and milk and filled with balls of tapioca, known as pearls. Because of the added ingredients, this pearl milk and tea is much higher in calories than standard tea.

Calories

According to the online nutrition resource MyFitnessPal, one 500 milliliter serving -- about 17 ounces -- of pearl milk and tea contains 292 calories.

Fat

A 500 milliliter serving of pearl milk and tea contains 16 grams of fat. Fat is calorie-dense, providing 9 calories per gram, so it contributes 144 calories to a serving of pearl milk and tea.

Carbohydrates

Pearl milk and tea is also rich in carbohydrates. Each 500 ml serving of pearl milk and tea contains 33 grams of carbohydrates, all of which come from sugar. While carbohydrates provide energy, you should limit your sugar intake, as this type of carbohydrate does not provide nutritional value.

Protein

Pearl milk and tea is low in protein. A 500 milliliter serving of contains just 1 gram of protein.

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