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How Many Calories in a Bowl of Cereal with Milk?

author image Chris Callaway
Chris Callaway started writing professionally in 2007 and has worked as sports editor, managing editor and senior editor of "The Racquet" as well as written for the "La Crosse Tribune" and other newspapers in western Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a Bachelor of Arts in English and communications.
How Many Calories in a Bowl of Cereal with Milk?
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A bowl of healthy cereal with skim milk can provide a nutrient-rich, low-calorie breakfast. When picking a cereal, look for one that has calcium, vitamin C and iron without a lot of sugar.

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Most cereals have between 110 and 125 calories per serving. Healthy cereals provide vitamin C, calcium and iron without a lot of sugar. Unhealthy cereals provide less nutrients and have much more sugar.

2-Percent Milk

One cup makes up a serving of 2-percent milk. The 2 percent means 2 percent of the milk is fat. One serving of 2-percent milk has 122 calories, 43 of which are from fat.

1-Percent Milk

One cup of 1-percent milk contains 102 calories and 21 calories from fat. The 1 percent means that 1 percent of the milk is fat.

Nonfat Milk

Nonfat milk, or skim milk, has 86 calories. Four of those calories come from fat.

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