Most of us like tea and always enjoy a cup of good tea. Let’s find answers to the following question asked by one of our website visitors..
How many calories in a cup of tea?
This is a tricky question to answer. I had to ask several people I know and read some online documents to verify certain facts. Final answer is below.
If you consider only tea, that is without sugar or milk, a cup of tea will have will have zero (0) calories. Adding milk, sugar, cream or any other sweetener will add calories to your cup of tea. The amount of calories added will depend on the type of milk/sugar added and the quantity.
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Question : How Many Calories in a Bagel With Cream Cheese
Answer : Between 255 and 260 calories are present in an average size (hand-sized) Bagel With Cream Cheese.
More Information on Bagels
As we all know a bagel is a ring-shaped bread product. The Russian version of the bagel is called ‘bubliks’ and it is much larger in size compared to what we get in USA and Europe. The name ‘bagel’ has originated from the word “beugal” which means bow or bale. Bagels were introduced to the United States by immigrant Jews according to Wikipedia.
Question : How Many Carbs In Potato?
One cup of boiled potatoes with the skin contains about 27g of carbohydrates.
Without skin, 1 cup of potatoes contains about 31g of carbs. This shows that skin contains less carbs compared to the flesh.
See the list below for more details..
100g of baked potatoes with skin contains 21g of carbohydrates.
100g of raw potatoes (flesh + skin) contains 17.5g of carbs
Raw and unprepared Sweet-potatoes (100g) contains 18g of carbs.
Basic Nutrition Course Part II : Carbohydrates
This is from an email I received a couple of days ago. It was from a lady named ‘Patricia’, and I have copied and pasted her question from her email below.
Could you please tell me how many calories are there in beetroot? I really like your ‘how many calories’ type posts and I visit your web page at least 2-3 times every week looking for updates.
Answer : First of all I would like to thank Patricia for sending us an email. We are always prepared to answer your questions and even post certain unique content our visitors send us.
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Question : How many calories in sugar?
A short answer to this question would be,
1) 100 grams of granulated white sugar contains about 395 calories.
2) Same quantity of brow sugar contains less calories and the amount is about 370.
Two weeks ago we published a detailed report on ‘Nutritional Values Of Sugar‘. Please read it for more information.
Question : How Many Calories In Pita Bread?
There are about 80 calories in a small pita bread.
The large (6-1/2″ dia), contains about 200 calories.
Question: What is Nutrient Density?
Answer: “Nutrient density” has several meanings and are explained below.
Nutrient Density explained as a simple formula :
ND = Nutrient Content / Total Energy Content
Nutrient density is the ratio of grams value of the nutrient content(vitamins and minerals etc.) to the kilo calorie value of its total energy content. In other words “a measure of the nutrients obtained per calorie..”
Lets take an example..
1. A fresh apple containing 60 calories, few grams of fiber and various vitamins and minerals.
2. A small glass of apple juice with the same amount of calories (60) but no fiber and less vitamins and minerals.
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Empty calories are calories with almost no nutritional value. In other words, calories present in foods high in energy but has poor nutritional values. The perfect example can be alcohol, rich in energy, loading you with unwanted calories, and lacking in vitamins, minerals or any other vital nutrients.
As empty calories will always cause you to gain weight, it is essential to cut down foods with empty calories if you are trying to lose weight. You can achieve your wight loss goals by having a balanced diet with adequate amount of vitamins and minerals. In order to do so, replace the empty-calorie foods with fruits and vegetables which are nutrient-dense foods. Every Dietitian we know recommend this.
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Fruits are usually high in fiber and vitamin C, an essential nutrient for humans. Fruits also contain various phytochemicals required for proper long-term cellular health and disease prevention.
How many calories in fruit?
Fruits have little or no fat. Regular consumption of fresh fruit will reduce risks of cancer and cardiovascular disease. Fruit is a great health food and should be an essential part of your diet.
Fruits do contain calories and the table below has a list of fruits with corresponding calorie values. If you are trying to maintain or lose weight, the information below may help you in balancing you diet.
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When going on a diet, there are many alternative foods that you can start incorporating to lose weight. One great source of fiber and potassium can be found in apples. Fiber helps to clean out the digestive system and give you a feeling of being full compared to other foods that rely on more calories to do the same thing.
Apples are a great way for people on a diet to lose weight.
But just how many calories are in an apple?
Find the answers below.
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Ham, as you would have already guessed buy now, contains a high amount of calories.
“Question : How many calories in ham ?“.
There are around 120 calories in a medium size slice of baked ham. Simply, not recommended in your diet if you want to loose weight.
If you want to learn more about calories in different types of food you eat everyday, there are lot of similar articles in this website you could read.