Whole Milk vs Milk Powder: All Nutritional Differences

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

Whole milk - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Milk powder - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Less Calories in Whole milk

At first glance, you can see that in whole milk is much less calories than in milk powder.

Whole milk has 61 kcal per 100g and milk powder 496 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 713%.

In whole milk and in milk powder most calories came from fat.

See tables below to compare whole milk with milk powder in details.

Whole milk And Milk powder Nutrition Difference

Milk powder vs Whole milk: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gWhole milkMilk powder
Calories61 496
Carbohydrates4.46 g38.42 g
Fat3.46 g26.71 g
Protein3.1 g26.32 g
Water88.2 g2.47 g
Calcium101 mg912 mg
Iron0.05 mg0.47 mg
Magnessium5 mg85 mg
Phosphorus0.3 mg2.2 mg
Potassium253 mg1330 mg
Sodium3 mg371 mg
Zink0.3 mg2.2 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.02 mg0.283 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.105 mg1.205 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.043 mg0.646 mg
Vitaminium B60.034 mg0.302 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.005 mg0.037 mg
Vitaminium C0.9 mg8.6 mg
Vitaminium E0.08 mg0.58 mg

Less protein in whole milk

It is aslo easy to see see that in whole milk is less protein than in milk powder.

There is 26.32g per 100g of milk powder and 3.1g per 100g of whole milk so using simple math we can see that difference is about 749%.

Less carbohydrates in whole milk

In whole milk is less carbohydrates than in milk powder.

There is 38.42g/100g of carbohydrates in milk powder and 4.46g/100g in whole milk so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 761%.

Less fat in whole milk

In whole milk is less fats than in milk powder.

The tables above show us that there is 26.71g/100g of fats in milk powder and 3.46g/100g in whole milk. In this case difference is about 672%.

Whole milk

  • Calories61
  • Carbohydrates4.46 g
  • Fat3.46 g
  • Protein3.1 g
  • Water88.2 g
Whole milk calories per:
100g | ounce | glass | cup | small glass | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 29% CARBS.
  • 20% PROTEIN
  • 51% FAT

Milk powder

  • Calories496
  • Carbohydrates38.42 g
  • Fat26.71 g
  • Protein26.32 g
  • Water2.47 g
Milk powder calories per:
100g | ounce | tablespoon | teaspoon | glass | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 31% CARBS
  • 21% PROTEIN
  • 48% FAT

Vitamins: milk powder vs whole milk

Minerals: whole milk vs milk powder

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

calories-info.com creator
Healthy diet and healthy lifestyle promoter

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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