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Do You Understand How Freaking Much Sugar Is In Frappuccinos?

Hint: A not insignificant amount.

So, by now you might know that the magic ingredient in Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccino is sugar. But how much do you know about the all the other flavors?

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You can test your knowledge with this quiz!

For reference, the American Heart Association recommends limiting added sugar to 24 to 36 grams (or 6 to 9 teaspoons) per day, because eating too much added sugar is associated with bad health outcomes.

Added sugar is any sugar that is added to food during processing or preparation, so not the sugar that is naturally found in fruit and dairy. But keep in mind that the numbers below reflect total sugar in the drinks (some will be added, and some might be from dairy).

Now that you're armed with the background info, go get 'em!

Unless otherwise specified, all the Frappuccinos in question are grande (16 ounces) and made with whole milk and topped with whipped cream.

  1. So, what's your opinion on Frappuccinos?

    So, what's your opinion on Frappuccinos?

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So, what's your opinion on Frappuccinos?
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    Way too much sugar. Pass!
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    Just the right amount of sugar. Gimme!
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    I actually add sugar to my Frappuccinos.
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    The sugar content doesn't really bother me. It's just that I'd rather have a milkshake.
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    I don't really care about how much sugar is in them. They taste AMAZING.
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    I don't really care about how much sugar is in them. They're GROSS.
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    Ugh, everyone relax. Enjoy them in moderation and don't get so worked up.

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