Calories in Milk and Dairy Products

When trying to lose weight and be healthy it is important to know the calorie content of the food you are eating, as well as a good list of low calorie foods.

By arming yourself with this information, you will be able to make informed decisions that will allow you to enjoy your food, and lose weight at the same time.

The table below shows calories in Milk & Dairy products, and their protein, carbohydrate, fat contents per 100g. It also shows the energy content so a comparison can be made with other products of the same group in order to see which types of foods are high and which are low in calories.

See also our calories in cheese table for a more complete listing of cheese nutritional information.

FoodsCalories per portion (25g)Calories per 100 grams (3.5 oz)Engergy Content
Milk, skimmed82 (250ml/ half pint)33low
Fromage frais1246medium
Milk, semi-skimmed125 (250ml/ half pint)50medium
Milk, soya135 (250ml/ half pint)54low
Milk, whole156 (250ml/ half pint)62medium - high
Yogurt, reduced fat78 (cup, 125ml)63low
Yogurt, natural90 (cup, 125ml)72medium - high
Cottage cheese, low fat1872medium - high
Cottage cheese2598medium - high
Mousse, flavored28110medium
Cream, fresh (half)37148medium - high
Egg, average size84 (1 piece)161medium
Omelette, with cheese468 (serving for 1 person)187medium
Trifle, with cream290190medium
Cream, fresh (single)50198medium-high
Ice cream, vanilla289 (1 cup)202medium
Eggs fried92 (1 piece)210medium - high
Cheese spreads, average74296medium
Cream cheese86342high
Cheese, average100400high
Cheddar, average types low fat101403medium
Cream, fresh (double)113449high
Cream, fresh (clotted)147586high


If your weight loss is slow try to have smaller portions of naturally high calorie foods such as these dairy products. If you find that you are lactose intolerant, and you are feeling bloated and uncomfortable, you may want to discuss other options with your doctor.

It is important to remember which types of foods have the higher levels of calories when you are looking to lose weight.

Calorie content of other foods:
Meat & Fish
Breads and Cereals
Fruits & Vegetables
Fats and Sugar

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