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How can I sweeten my coffee without adding too many calories?

Keri Gans
Nutrition & Dietetics
One packet of regular sugar contains just 11 calories, so it’s fine to add up to four packets -- that’s less than 50 calories. However, if you consume many cups of coffee per day and you use more than four packets at a time, switch to an artificial or alternative 0-calorie sweetener. The bottom line: The calories in your cup of coffee should not equal those in a piece of chocolate cake.
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