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The Scary Stats Of Your Favourite Festive Drinks

By Laura December 11, 2015

We all like to indulge and relax a bit over the festive period - hey it's what this time of year is all about!

We aren't a fan of diets but are believers in being aware of what we are putting into our bodies. So to help you out, we've clocked up the calories and nutritional values of some of your favourite Christmas beverages. Don't let it stop you enjoying them, we just want to make you aware so you don't go over board!

1. Costa Sticky Toffee Latte


In a Massimo (large) Sticky Toffee Latte you'll find:

610 calories

28.3g of fat (17.g of them saturates)

73.3g of sugar - more than 17 teaspoons!

So what does 610 calories look like in exercise?

1 hour of stair climbing = 610 calories burned


2. Starbucks Eggnog Latte


In a Venti (large) Eggnog Latte you'll find:

547 calories

25.9g of fat (22.1g of which are saturates)

58.2g of sugar - nearly 14 teaspoons!

So what does 547 calories look like in exercise?

1 hour of swimming at 50 yards a minute = 550 calories


3. Caffe Nero Winter Berry Latte



In a Grande (large) Winter Berry Latte you'll find:

557 calories

25.4g of fat (15.9g of which are saturates)

71.8g of sugar - 17 teaspoons!

So what does 557 calories look like in exercise?

1 hour of kickboxing = 585 calories



Written by Laura

After 3 years of excess at uni took a serious toll on my waistline and wellbeing, I found that a love for strength training, HIIT and spin classes were key to keeping me healthy and happy. I'm at the forefront of finding out and creating awesome stuff about health, fitness and happiness and when I'm not at work I love nothing more than pizza and prosecco in the sun with friends. What motivates me? Knowing that life is short...


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