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Do You Actually Know What's In Your Christmas Coffee?

Calories and fat and sugar, oh my!

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  1. 1. How many calories are in Pret's Orange Spiced Latte?

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    86
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    186
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    286
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    186

    In comparison, a standard Pret latte contains 110 calories.

  2. 2. How much saturated fat is an Orange Spiced Latte?

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    2.5g
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    5g
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    10g
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    5g

    Pret's Orange Spiced Latte has 5g saturated fat, which is a quarter of a woman's recommended daily limit. A standard Pret latte made with semi-skimmed milk has 2.5g saturated fat. By going for the festive option you're doubling your intake.

  3. 3. And how much sugar?

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    8g
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    21g
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    28g
  4. 4. How many calories are in Pret's Gingerbread Frappe?

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    232
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    332
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    432
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    432

    That's over 20% of a woman's daily recommended intake – just from one drink.

  5. 5. How much sugar is in a Gingerbread Frappe?

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    22g
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    33g
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    44g
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    44g

    About half of a woman's recommended daily intake of sugar.

  6. 6. How much saturated fat is in a Gingerbread Frappe?

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    5g
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    8g
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    10g
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    10g

    That's half a woman's daily recommended limit.

  7. 7. How many calories are there in a medium-sized Starbuck's Eggnog Latte?

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    364
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    464
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    564
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    All Eggnog Lattes are made with semi-skimmed milk, which appears to help out *slightly* in the calorie department. You can find nutritional information for all of Starbucks' coffees here.

  8. 8. How much sugar is in an Eggnog Latte?

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    21g
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    32g
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    43g
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    43g

    A 16 oz coffee has over 43g of sugar, more than a standard can of Coke.

  9. 9. How much saturated fat is in an Eggnog Latte?

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    9g
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    10g
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    13g
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    13g

    That's more saturated fat than a McDonald's Big Mac which has 9.5g.

  10. 10. How many calories are in a medium Starbucks Honey and Almond Hot Chocolate?

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    (Made with whole milk and topped with chocolate whipped cream.)

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    324 calories
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    424 calories
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    524 calories
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    524 calories.

    More than a Big Mac. Go for skimmed (419 calories) or semi-skimmed milk (470 calories) if you want to cut down on the calories.

  11. 11. And how much sugar is in the Honey and Almond Hot Chocolate?

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    40g
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    60g
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    80g
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    60g

    More than a McDonald's Strawberry Milkshake.

  12. 12. How much saturated fat is in the Honey and Almond Hot Chocolate?

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    8.6
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    13.6
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    18.6
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    Again, go for skimmed (5g) or semi-skimmed milk (9g) for less saturated fat.

  13. 13. How many calories are in a Costa Sticky Toffee Latte?

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    (Medium, with full fat milk.)

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    359
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    459
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    559
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    Another coffee that's more than 20% of the energy you need in a day.

  14. 14. How much saturated fat is in the same Sticky Toffee Latte?

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    5g
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    13g
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    20g
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    You can choose skimmed (6.4g) or soya milk (7g) at Costa if you want to reduce the amount of saturated fat in your Sticky Toffee Latte.

  15. 15. How much sugar is in a Sticky Toffee Latte?

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    17.6
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    37.6
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    57.6
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    If you opt for soya milk, it's 52.4g.

  16. 16. How many calories are in a Costa Praline Cappuccino?

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    234
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    334
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    434
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    Roughly half the calories of a Sticky Toffee Latte from Costa. If you want to reduce it even more, opt for skimmed milk or a small drink instead of a medium one.

  17. 17. How much sugar is in a Praline Cappuccino?

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    16.7g
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    26.7g
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    36.7g
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    Despite not doing too badly on calories, the Praline Cappuccino has a fair bit of sugar – though less than some of Costa's other Christmas coffees.

  18. 18. How much saturated fat is in a Praline Cappuccino?

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    6.2
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    10.2
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    14.2
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    It's still over a quarter of a woman's daily recommended limit, but on the plus side it's half that in a Sticky Toffee Latte.

Find nutritional information for all of Starbucks' drinks here, Costa's drinks here, and Pret's here.

 
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