Goat milk is very nourishing; it is a good source of calcium and also contains various other essential micronutrients. There are different forms of goat milk and various goat milk preparations that one may opt for and the calorie content and other nutritional value in few of these forms and preparations are mentioned below in detail.
One cup of goat milk contains a total of 168 calories of which 53% of the calories are obtained from fat, 25% calories come from carbohydrates and 22% from proteins. The total fat content in an equal quantity of goat milk is 10.1 grams of which 6.50 grams is saturated fat content, 0.36 gram is polyunsaturated fat content and 2.70 grams is monounsaturated fat content. The total cholesterol content in one cup of goat milk is 27 mg, sodium content in it is 122 mg, potassium content is 498 mg, carbohydrate content in it is 10.86 grams, sugar content in it is 10.86 grams and protein content in it is 8.69 grams. It also contains a good amount of calcium content and some amount of vitamin A and vitamin C.
One oz of goat milk contains a total of 20 calories, 100 ml contains 71 calories and one quart goat milk contains a total of 673 calories.
One cup of goat milk available from Meyenberg contains a total of 140 calories of which 45% of the calories come from fat, 32% calories come from carbohydrates and 23% calories come from proteins. Meyenberg also manufactures low fat goat milk. One cup of low fat goat milk available from Meyenberg contains a total of 100 calories.
Trader Joe’s Plain Goat Milk Yogurt preparation is also quite popular. One cup of plain goat milk yogurt available from Trader Joe’s contains a total of 150 calories of which 57% calories come from fat, 26% come from proteins and 17% from carbohydrates.