How many calories in tea?

April 15, 2015
How many calories in tea?

Few of us are accustomed to counting calories in drinks such as coffee or tea. They are consumed everywhere: at home and at work, at a party and in nature, on vacation. They serve as a source of energy, biostimulants, containing a lot of useful substances. Among them: fluorine, calcium, iron, vitamins B2, B5. And the drink is a natural antioxidant, with constant use, the aging process in the human body slows down. So how many calories in tea? Let's try to find out in this article.

Tea is different!

The energy value of tea is directly dependent on its variety and on additives used to improve the drink. The main types of tea: green, black, yellow, red, fruit. The main additives used are sugar, honey, lemon, milk or cream.

  • In green - the smallest number of calories: one per 100 grams! In black, depending on the variety, from three to five kcal for every hundred grams. This applies to drinks without additives, in pure natural form, brewed with water.It is believed that green is healthier, as it does not undergo fermentation and retains the whole bunch of substances. It has more vitamins, it boosts immunity and has a slight diuretic effect.
  • Yellow and red, as well as white, are mostly less commonly used by the average man in the street. Calorie white - 2 kcal, the rest - is comparable to black baikhov.
  • As for tea with additives, then in a small spoon of honey - 65 kcal, a pinch of sugar - 15 kcal, in condensed milk - 40 kcal. A spoonful of whole milk will “pull” 3 kcal, and lemon juice 2 kcal. Accordingly, adding this amount to a cup of tea, by adding we obtain the desired number of kilocalories. For example, a two hundred gram cup of green tea with a spoon of honey: 2 + 65 = 67 kcal per cup.
  • With black milk: 10 + 3 = 13! Especially you will not recover, so that tea, especially in its pure form, without additives can be consumed all day.

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