Do you know what you’re drinking?By Sj.Cliff
At the moment, the word on everyones health-conscious lips (and hips) is sugar. While it was previously thought that the devil in disguise was trans fats, sugar has been making us fat without us even realising.
Yes, we know that too much sugar is bad. It’s obvious that munching away on chocolate will add on the extra pounds. But high quantities of sugar lurk in everything from a can of beans (around 3 teaspoons) and salad cream (another 3 teaspoons per 100g).
But the worst offender is take-out coffee.
Ryoko Iwata, 34, from Seattle has created a series of infographics comparing the amount of sugar in Starbucks coffee to other foods/drinks we know are bad for us.
So if you want to get healthy, ditch those frappes!