Your Starbucks cake could have more sugar than 5 Krispy Kremes


LONDON — Cakes sold at leading coffee shops could contain “staggering high levels” of sugar with some containing as much as 18 teaspoons per slice — according to new research.

The research was conducted by the campaign group Action on Sugar (AoS) at Queen Mary University of London. It surveyed 67 cakes from 157 UK coffee shops and supermarkets. 

Data on the product’s nutritional information — found on labels and brand websites — were used by researchers to compare sugar content on servings of “fruity cakes”.  Read more…

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