High street coffee shops that serve hot flavoured drinks are exceeding the amount of sugar we should consume.

22nd Feb 2016

Out of 131 hot flavored drinks being sold by the big chain companies, 98% would be labeled
with a RED/HIGH level of sugar. 35% of these hot drinks are matching the same sugar level
as a can of coca cola.


 coca cola

Coca Cola  12 oz (355 ml) Can Sugars, total: 39g Calories, total: 140 Calories from sugar: 140*

20 oz (590 ml) Bottle Sugars, total: 65g Calories, total: 240 Calories from sugar: 240

1 Liter (34 oz) Bottle Sugars, total: 108g Calories, total: 400 Calories from sugar: 400


Now that I have your attention I'd like to draw your attention on to some other important facts.


Hot Drinks Infographic

Professor Graham MacGregor, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at Queen Mary University of London, said: "This is yet again another example of scandalous amount of sugar added to our food and drinks. No wonder we have the highest rates of obesity in Europe."

"Cameron now has all the evidence to make the UK the first country in the world to stop obesity and type 2 diabetes epidemic."

How about some coffee with that sugar, could now be a true saying.