Coffee vs Tea: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

Coffee - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Tea - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Fact 1: There is Less Calories in Coffee

At first glance, you can see that in coffee is just a little less calories than in tea.

Coffee has 1 kcal per 100g and tea 1 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 0%.

In coffee and in tea most calories came from protein.

See tables below to compare coffee with tea in details.

Fact 2: Coffee And Tea Nutrition Difference

Tea vs Coffee: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gCoffeeTea
Calories1 1
Protein0.12 g0.06 g
Water99.39 g99.62 g
Calcium2 mg3 mg
Iron0.01 mg0.01 mg
Magnessium3 mg2 mg
Phosphorus0.1 mg1 mg
Potassium49 mg18 mg
Sodium2 mg4 mg
Zink0.1 mg0.01 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.076 mg0.003 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.191 mg0.032 mg
Vitaminium B60.001 mg0.001 mg

More protein in coffee

It is aslo easy to see see that in coffee is more protein than in tea.

There is 0.06g per 100g of tea and 0.12g per 100g of coffee so using simple math we can see that difference is about 100%.


  • Calories1
  • Protein0.12 g
  • Water99.39 g
Coffee calories per:
100g | ounce | glass | cup | half cup | espresso

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS.
  • 73% PROTEIN
  • 27% FAT


  • Calories1
  • Protein0.06 g
  • Water99.62 g
Tea calories per:
100g | ounce | glass

Calories source

  • 74% CARBS
  • 26% PROTEIN
  • 0% FAT

Vitamins: tea vs coffee

  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin): coffee 2433% more than tea
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin): coffee 497% more than tea
  • Vitaminium B6: tea 0% more than coffee

Minerals: coffee vs tea

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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