Wanna’ drop by Starbucks for a Gingerbread Latte? Before you do — heads up! A large cup of that tasty holiday beverage contains 47 grams of sugar. Seriously.
CSPI wants us to stop drinking so much soda with its “Life’s Sweeter With Fewer Sugary Drinks” campaign and its “Pour One Out” contest. Watch the winning video.
In 1822, the average American consumed 9 grams of sugar a day – about the amount in one of today’s 12-ounce sodas. Today, the average Joe takes in 153 grams daily. That’s roughly 36 teaspoons!