Have you ever actually looked at the nutrition information of that caramel latte you love to order? If you’re ordering a large caramel latte at your favorite coffee shop, you’re likely consuming at least 30 grams of sugar at once—sometimes more for shops like Starbucks or Dunkin’.
Studies have shown that eating too much sugar can lead to an early death. And no, it’s not due to obesity or weight gain, but the fact that sugar can cause dehydration which can be a symptom of high blood sugar and, if not monitored, a risk of diabetes.
Instead of ordering a sugary latte, why not ask for a regular latte with a small caramel swirl on top? You can mix in the caramel and still get that same great taste, but with significantly less sugar. Or why not make one of these 12 Tastiest Homemade Coffee Drinks From a Nutritionist.