From pumpkin spice lattes to peppermint mochas, cooler weather and holidays mean signature coffee drinks with an average of 53 grams of sugar per 16 ounces (a grande). So what? Added sugars in your diet may be sabotaging your healthy weight efforts as well as increasing your risk for diabetes and tooth decay. Health experts recommend no more than 25 to 35 grams per day, for women and men respectively, but the average intake in the U.S is more than twice that!
Just One Thing to do: Sip on unsweetened hot tea for a burst of natural flavors!