"Action on Sugar" 2016 survey on high street hot drinks found that a large portion of them contained shocking amounts of sugar. The recommended daily amount of free sugar for over 11 years old is 7 teaspoons.
Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha Coconut Venti: 20 teaspoons
Costa Coffee Chai Latte Massima: 20 teaspoons
KFC Mocha: 15 teaspoons
Caffe Nero: Caramellita: 13 teaspoons
Eat Matcha Latte Big: 11 teaspoons
Mac Donalds Mocha Large: 11 teaspoons
Greggs Mocha Large: 11 teaspoons
Some of these drinks may contain naturally occurring milk sugar lactose which is not a free sugar
If you hesitate in a restaurant between starter or pudding, you may need to consider as well your glass of wine…
Sugar tax on soft drinks is a great initiative to tackle childhood obesity, but do adults know the sugar content of their alcoholic drinks?
Adults in Europe get more of their calories from alcohol than from sugary drinks; if we want to reduce obesity should consumers not be aware of the calories content of their drinks?
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Lack of sleep, disturbed sleep and irregularity in sleep/wake patterns are associated with obesity, sub-optimal glucose metabolism and increased fat storage. In short, when we sleep less than 7 hours, not only do we tend to choose larger portion sizes, but we also tend to crave more sugary and starchy carbohydrates foods, on average our calorie intake increases by 350kcal to 500kcal/day as our brain finds it harder to control our cravings due to imbalances in our hunger and satiety hormones, at the end of the week this may accumulate to 3500 kcal.
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