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Starbucks' Menu, As Selected By A Nutritionist

Starbucks' Menu, As Selected By A Nutritionist

Starbucks' menu, as selected by a nutritionist Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. For kids Here are the best Starbucks options if you're focused on healthy choices within the limits of the menu. A breakfast of egg and cheddar breakfast sandwich and organic low-fat plain milk box are the best options for kids. For vegetarians For vegetarians, a strawberry Greek yogurt parfait has 14 grams of protein and provides 15% of your daily calcium needs. A caf latte with soy milk adds 7 grams of protein and another third of your daily calcium. For Vegans The multigrain bagel helps vegans slow the post-meal rise in blood sugar, contributing to sustained energy throughout the morning. A Caff Misto with steamed soy milk will keep you warm in the winter. For calorie-counters If you are looking to shed pounds and are keeping a close eye on calories, you can't go wrong with the classic whole-grain oatmeal. And the lowest-calorie options at Starbucks include unsweetened iced coffee with nonfat milk. For the sugar-sensitive The reduced-fat turkey bacon and cage-free egg white breakfast sandwich has only 3 grams of sugar. And the unsweetened Teavana Shaken Iced Passion Tango tea is a safe low-sugar bet. For the salt-sensitive Fresh blueberries and honey Greek yogurt parfait is a mini-meal with only 75 milligrams of salt. An iced skinny flavored latte is a sweet, calcium-rich option. For the gluten-sensitive Strawberry Greek yogurt parfait is a nutritious option that does not have gluten-containing ingredients. A nonfat latte macchiato is one of several delicious gluten-free options. For the athlete Starbucks' spinach, feta and cage-free egg white breakfast wrap offers 19 grams of protein and has plenty of carbs to fuel a light cardio Continue reading >>

Here's What's Actually In The Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino

Here's What's Actually In The Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino

Here's What's Actually In The Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino Magic, rainbows, and smiles, but tbh mostly sugar. According to Starbucks , it starts off "sweet and fruity transforming to pleasantly sour." You can swirl it "to reveal a color-changing spectacle of purple and pink." And that pink and blue dust on the whipped cream? Starbucks says those are "fairy powders." But what exactly is this magical drink made of? For starters, a standard Unicorn Frappuccino is made with whole milk and whipped cream. A grande has 410 calories (though of course this info changes if you get a lower-fat or non-dairy milk, or skip the whipped cream). Aside from the milk and ice, the Unicorn Fappuccino is made with a bunch of flavored syrups and sauces (Starbucks' Crme Frappuccino Syrup, vanilla syrup, mango syrup, classic syrup, and white chocolate mocha sauce), and the fairy powders are actually a mixture of sugar and food colorings made from fruit and vegetables. Sugar plays an important role in the Unicorn Frappuccino as it's a core ingredient of the syrups and sauces that give the drink its color and flavors. A grande Unicorn Frappuccino has 59 grams (or ~ 15 teaspoons ~) of sugar. Let's put that into context. One serving of Frosted Flakes has 10 grams of sugar . That's about one and a half times the maximum amount of added sugar that's recommended for your body per day. Since eating too much sugar is associated with obesity, heart disease, and diabetes , the American Heart Association recommends limiting added sugar to 2436 grams per day (69 teaspoons). FYI: "Added sugar" is any sugar that is added to food during processing or preparation , so not the sugar that is naturally found in fruit and dairy. So, even if you ordered a tall Unicorn Frappuccino ( which has 39 grams of sugar ), y Continue reading >>

Starbucks Issues Venti-sized ‘oops!’ For Writing ‘diabetes Here I Come’ On Customer’s Drink

Starbucks Issues Venti-sized ‘oops!’ For Writing ‘diabetes Here I Come’ On Customer’s Drink

Can I get a Tall cup of public shaming, please? After a Florida customer expressed outrage last week when he received a Starbucks cup marked “DIABETES HERE I COME,” the coffee giant has issued a formal apology this morning. In an email to WJAX, the local Starbucks wrote, “We strive to provide an inclusive and positive experience for our customers, and we’re disappointed to learn of this incident.” The incident in question came last week when a customer ordered a grande white mocha with extra Classic Syrup, the Starbucks blend of sugar, water, citric acid, and potassium sorbate meant for further sweetening coffee or dessert. This @Starbucks customer tells me he wants the #Starbucks employee to know his sisters suffer from Type 1 diabetes. pic.twitter.com/lzmeAwLLdm — Kaitlyn Chana (@KaitlynANjax) April 8, 2016 Store manager Kent Miller clarified that the only thing typically written on Starbucks cups are the drink type and the name of the customer, NOT — for those of you keeping score at home — anything about diseases that a customer may encounter later in life. The customer, who has chosen to remain anonymous, says simply that two of his sisters suffer from Type 1 (juvenile diabetes), and that he is not looking for an apology. In the email, the Starbucks manager continued, “We are working directly with the customer to apologize for his experience, and with our partners (employees) to ensure this does not happen again.” [h/t Refinery 29] Have a tip we should know? [email protected] Continue reading >>

Starbucks Archives - The Diabetic Journey

Starbucks Archives - The Diabetic Journey

What Diabetes Really Is: (Spoiler) Its Not a Unicorn Frappuccino When you look on the internet its defined as mostly sugary foods, cake, BigMacs, soda, and a Unicorn Frappuccino from Starbucks. A Unicorn Frappuccino is loaded with sugar, but it WILL NOT cause diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes where the immune system attacks the insulin producing cells in the pancreas. And Type 2 Diabetes where the body doesnt use insulin properly and can sometimes be controlled with diet and exercise. But genetics can also play into Type 2, where it had nothing to do with ones lifestyle. But I digress Sometimes I question whether Im too sensitive about it. Whether its not that big of a deal. Right?! You have to laugh to get through life. I get it. The memes are humorous to those who dont know anything about it. Ignorance is bliss. But is the disease humorous? Is it really? I mean I wish I could laugh it off. But I face this monster everyday. And it is a monster. Its not funny. Its not a joke. My mom didnt know the signs of diabetes . No one in my family had diabetes. I had symptoms similar to the flu: fatigue, thirst, weight loss. Little did I know that my pancreas stopped producing insulin. I was slowly dying and by the grace of god I managed to get diagnosed just in time. I now needed insulin injected into my body for the rest of my life in order to sustain life. Its easily misdiagnosed and many die because so many people including doctors are misinformed about this disease. I was 12 years old! No, nothing I ate caused this. My mom cried and blamed herself thinking she caused this. The stigma is that diabetes is self induced. That if youlive a healthy, active lifestyle youll never get diabetes. THATS FALSE. I was diagnosed at 12 with type 1 diabetes and my life changed forever. It wasnt funn Continue reading >>

Coffee And Diabetes: Your Need To Know Facts

Coffee And Diabetes: Your Need To Know Facts

Whether you’re a coffee drinker or not, you’re surely aware of this very popular beverage enjoyed by millions of people around the globe. Produced by brewing coffee beans, this caffeinated beverage traces it’s roots back to at least the 15th century in Arabia. At present, it is one of the top traded and highly valued agricultural commodities. Here we're going to explore coffee and diabetes – if it's good for you to drink or not… What is Coffee? Coffee is produced by roasting beans, grinding them into a powder, and brewing the grounds through a filter via hot water. There are various ways of doing this including drip, percolated, and french press. The way you choose to brew it is really your preference as there is little difference in nutrition benefits regardless of the method brewed. While generally served hot, it is increasingly being served cold (referred to as “iced”) often with cream and/or sugar added – or in your case as a diabetic, a suitable sugar alternative. Instant coffee consists of dried soluble grounds, which can be dissolved in hot water mimicking the taste of fresh brewed coffee. Coffee Nutrition Facts Calories in coffee are trace – meaning, you won't be consuming many calories at all, that is, if you drink it black. Keep in mind anything you ADD to coffee might contain more calories – cream and sugar, for example. It terms of vitamins and minerals, coffee contains (per cup): 11% Recommended Daily Value (RDA) vitamin B12 and riboflavin 6% RDA vitamin B6 3% RDA manganese and potassium 2% RDA magnesium and vitamin B3 …which isn’t too bad for a zero calorie drink! One cup of coffee from standard grounds, using tap water, will contain about 40 mg caffeine but there is considerable variation depending on the bean, the brew and the con Continue reading >>

What I Ate When I Couldn't Eat Anything: Facing Gestational Diabetes As A Food Lover

What I Ate When I Couldn't Eat Anything: Facing Gestational Diabetes As A Food Lover

Whether food is your comfort, your hobby, or your profession, gestational diabetes is tough. Here's what you can eat. [Photograph: Shutterstock] In the first few months of my pregnancy, friends often asked me how I was dealing with life without wine, beer, and cocktails; without buttery pieces of toro at my beloved neighborhood sushi bar; without the various other foods most people avoid when they're carrying a baby. Early on, none of those things mattered much to me; I was too sick to crave much more than mac and cheese. Coffee and wine started to taste oddly bitter and flat to me, but it didn't seem that awful to wait 40 weeks to get back to enjoying them. My local bar always managed to serve me some creative alcohol-free concoction. (Pineapple juice and savory Cel-ray? Highly recommended.) I took advantage of California's citrus season, buying pounds of floral Oro Blanco grapefruits and tangerines for making fresh juice. Fruit never tasted better: I sent my husband on wild goose chases for out-of-season mangoes, and celebrated the early arrival of local strawberries by eating a pint every day. And I had ice cream: pints of salted caramel at home, cones of Bi-Rite's insanely rich buffalo-milk soft serve during walks around the park. In challenging moments in those first few months, Max reminded me that "at least it's an excuse to eat all the ice cream you could desire." (I never did convince him to ship me some homemade pints of this crazy chocolate number from New York.) But in mid-March I found myself undergoing a hazing ritual pretty much all pregnant women experience: you show up at the hospital with an empty stomach, get your blood drawn, and then chug a bottle of extra-strong Kool-aid-like glucose solution to see how your system reacts to the sugar over a couple Continue reading >>

Man Says Starbucks Cup Was Labeled With Rude Diabetes Message

Man Says Starbucks Cup Was Labeled With Rude Diabetes Message

ST. AUGUSTINE, Flor. — A Starbucks customer in Florida says he got a side order of rudeness with his coffee drink. The customer ordered a Grande White Mocha, but he got more than he bargained for. A message typed on the label of his cup read: “Diabetes, here i come.” And for this customer it hits close to home. He says his two sisters suffer from Type 1 diabetes. The store manager said this is something Starbucks definitely does not condone. A 16 oz White Mocha has 470 calories. The manager says the only thing that should be written on the label is the drink type and the name of the customer. The customer wrote a message on the same cup back to the baristas: “2 of my sisters are diabetic, so…not funny.” “Seeing and knowing the struggle my sisters went through since third, fourth grade, it definitely struck a nerve,” the customer said. He also said he doesn’t need an apology, he just wants assurance that it won’t happen in the future to other customers. Starbucks said in a statement that it’s still trying to offer that customer a direct apology. The company also said it’s taking steps to make sure the incident doesn’t happen again. Continue reading >>

Starbucks Is Marketing To Children - Why I Hate The Unicorn Frappuccino

Starbucks Is Marketing To Children - Why I Hate The Unicorn Frappuccino

Yes, Starbucks is marketing to children. Thats right, Starbucks is targeting the most vulnerable people in our society with its sugary beverages. Sounds like Starbucks cares nothing about the health of our children or our society. Nice job, Starbucks. Woohoo for you. Before I talk more about this topic and believe me I have a lot to say, I want to first disclose that this post contains affiliate links to products I reference. All opinions are my own. According to the Centers for Disease Control,the percentage of children with obesity in the United States has more than tripled since the 1970s.Today, one in five children (ages 619) isobese. The CDC goes on to say that obese children areat higher risk for other chronic health conditions and diseases including by not limited to asthma, sleep apnea, bone and joint problems, type 2 diabetes, and risk factors for heart disease. If this doesnt piss you off, maybe this will. Disease researchers at the CDC predictthat one in three children born in the United States in 2000 will develop type 2 diabetesin their lifetime. While your children will pay the price of poor health, Big Food companies (like Starbucks) and pharmaceutical companies (like those making drugs to treat diabetes) are cashing in BIG TIME. Which leads me to my most urgent point: More specifically, Starbucks is marketing itssugary beveragesto children who are already struggling to maintain a healthy weight and good health! Thats right, theres plenty of evidence to suggest that Starbucks is marketing tochildren and havebeen doing it for a long time. Starbucks new limited edition Unicorn Frappuccino is just the latest example of the coffee giants undeniable intent on targeting children, tweens, teens and Millennials with its grossly unhealthy beverages. But its not t Continue reading >>

Starbucks Serves Man Beverage With Label 'diabetes Here I Come'

Starbucks Serves Man Beverage With Label 'diabetes Here I Come'

One Starbucks really got the name wrong on one customer’s order label last Friday. A man who ordered a Grande White Chocolate Mocha at a St. Augustine, Florida Starbucks reported receiving the drink with a printed label that read, "DIABETES HERE I COME." The customer, who prefers to remain anonymous, shared the photo on Facebook with local news station WJAX-TV in Jacksonville, Florida. He said he works near the Starbucks and another employee picked up coffees for the staff, according to their report. When the customer got his cup he noticed the unusual message on his label. Apparently, he did not find the label very humorous, particularly since he said he has family members afflicted with the disorder. He wrote underneath the label, "2 of my sisters are diabetic, so...not funny.” Starbucks corporate headquarters told ABC News in a statement that, “Starbucks strives to provide an inclusive and positive experience for our customers, and were disappointed to learn of this incident. We are working directly with the customer to apologize for his experience, and with our partners (employees) to ensure this does not happen again.” Continue reading >>

6 Ways To Cut Calories On Your Starbucks Holiday Drink

6 Ways To Cut Calories On Your Starbucks Holiday Drink

It's that time of year again. The red cups are out, and the menu is a bit more crowded than usual. Starbucks holiday drinks are here, and they're harder to resist than ever. Some of these limited-time lattes pack over 300 calories, so they're certainly not the best option during the holiday season when you're already facing a bounty of tempting treats. So you don't have to avoid them completely, these easy hacks and tricks can shave away calories and fat because we think that nobody should be deprived of the joyous holiday festivity at Starbucks. Admit it―you've been waiting all year long for Starbucks’ seasonal menu to roll around so that you can order your favorite festive latte. Trust us, we’re right there with you. From gingerbread to peppermint mocha, the holiday drinks that Starbucks offers not only taste delicious, but they provide that added touch of festivity and end-of-year cheer that we all need. However, clocking in at over 300 calories, some of these lattes may not be the best drink option during the time of year when temptations surround you. Rather than avoiding them altogether, make one or more of these few minor adjustments so that you can take advantage of healthier options. This way, you don’t have to give up your joyous trip to Starbucks and the blissful feeling of sipping on a wintery drink out of that signature red cup. 1. Opt for a Low-Fat or Alternative Milk If you’re simply looking to save calories, swap out whole milk for nonfat, soy, almond, or coconut. Sure, one could argue that there’s no need to avoid full-fat dairy, but in the case that you just want to shave off a couple calories, this is in easy swap that barely sacrifices flavor. 2. Ask for a Half Pump of Syrup Yes, Starbucks offers a wide range of sugar-free syrups, but tho Continue reading >>

Will You Get Diabetes From A Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino?

Will You Get Diabetes From A Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino?

Will you get diabetes from a Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino? Your friends e-mail addresses (comma separated):* You must enter the characters with black color that stand out from the other characters Last week, Starbucks made a splash with a limited-availability drink. It jumped on the unicorn-themed bandwagon with a hot pink and blue Unicorn Frappuccino. Released for five days, the brightly colored drink was all over social media, and stores sold out the first day. Its been awhile since there was such a polarizing food item, and this one saw both Team Unicorn and Team Fear, along with another possible team: Team Curious. Team Fear attacked the amount of sugar and artificiality of the frozen drink although Starbucks says the bright colors are created with fruits, vegetables and spices. This quick response was fear-mongering at its finest, and was worse than the 40-80 grams of sugar in the drink. When did we, as a society, get to the point of fearing food? How is one fun, brightly colored drink going to ruin anyone? Is it going to give you diabetes or make you unhealthy in just 24 ounces? No, its one drink. Even a few won't have that effect. When you hear the words chia seeds, you probably think healthy, fiber-filled, food. When you hear frappuccino or unicorn frappuccino, you may think of something bad or unhealthy. Regardless of whether you've tried either, your response is based on health, not taste. If you cant tell, this isnt about the Unicorn Frappuccino, rather about how we view food as a society. Weve somehow started to separate eating for pleasure from eating for health. Eating nutritious food is important, but eating pleasurable food is important, as well, because food is something we will always need. Food nourishes our bodies and allows them to function. For t Continue reading >>

The Unicorn Frappuccino Is A Serious Sugar Bomb

The Unicorn Frappuccino Is A Serious Sugar Bomb

We're all for living a balanced life and indulging in a treat when you've got a craving — you live your best life, girl! But we also think you should be aware of exactly what's going in your body — and when we heard the news that Starbucks would be releasing a Unicorn Frappuccino, our first thought was, "holy sh*t, that's gonna be a sugar bomb." The crème-based blended beverage has no coffee, so the entirety of the drink is cream, ice, and LOTS of added sugar. For reference, the recommended max sugar intake for a woman is 25 grams per day. Now, without further ado, the Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino nutritional information. Serving Size Calories Sugars Fat Carbs Protein Tall (with whip) 280 39 11 42 4 Grande (with whip) 410 59 16 62 5 Venti (with whip) 500 76 18 79 7 So . . . we got the chance to try this exorbitantly sweet frosty drink, it is SO sweet. And as a grande drink will run you 59 grams of sugar — more than double the daily recommended amount (think about that: two days worth of sugar in just one drink), be sure to enjoy this "magical" concoction with moderation. If you're trying to curb a sweet tooth without ingesting a sugar-loaded calorie bomb (with a much shorter ingredient list), you can browse our healthy dessert suggestions that not only taste good, but will help you feel good, too. Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Hedy Phillips Continue reading >>

Best Starbucks Frappuccino Drinks

Best Starbucks Frappuccino Drinks

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Unicorn, Dragon And Mermaid Frappuccino – Starbucks’ Latest Crimes Against Coffee

Unicorn, Dragon And Mermaid Frappuccino – Starbucks’ Latest Crimes Against Coffee

Just when you thought coffee shop orders couldn’t get more irritating than extra hot, venti, soy, quadruple-shot lattes (minus the foam), Starbucks has kickstarted a new trend for magical, colour-changing versions of the Frappuccino, its popular blended coffee drink. Last month, the chain unleashed the Unicorn Frappuccino – a limited-edition blue-and-pink drink available for just a week – in the US. Starbucks say the beverage starts off “sweet and fruity, transforming to pleasantly sour” and is “finished with whipped-cream-sprinkled pink and blue fairy powders”. Critics were less charitable, with one reviewer comparing it to fluoride mouthwash – albeit with 400 calories and 59g of sugar. But because the Unicorn’s selling point perhaps wasn’t its taste but rather its looks, the Unicorn has already spawned its fair share of brightly coloured copycats. A Mermaid Frappuccino (green swirls instead of blue and pink) has been created by a Starbucks barista in Michigan who ran out of the dizzying list of ingredients needed for the original, so instead mixed a vanilla-bean base blended with freeze-dried blueberries and drizzled “a toasted coconut matcha sauce” over her creation. Elsewhere, other employees masterminded the Dragon Frappuccino (green tea Frappuccino with vanilla-bean powder and a berry swirl). Mythical creatures aside, Starbucks fans’ thirst for novelty seems unquenchable, with “secret menu” items causing a stir in recent years. In reality this is less of a menu and more of a list of recipes you can plead with a busy barista to whip up. Liquid Cocaine, for instance, is four shots of espresso and four pumps of white chocolate syrup poured over a glass of ice. For coffee expert Will Corby, from subscription service Pact Coffee, the lates Continue reading >>

Starbucks Healthiest Holiday Drinks

Starbucks Healthiest Holiday Drinks

It's that time of year again... The season for the red exterior Starbucks coffee cup! Unfortunately, more times than not, coffee becomes overtaken with sugar and fat. But with these healthy Starbucks drinks, you can remain in the holiday spirit without the worry of packing on unwanted calories! It's that time of year again... The season for the red exterior Starbucks coffee cup! While the cups are nothing short of eye appealing, it is on the interior that generally counts. But more times than not, coffee becomes overtaken with sugar and fat. But with these healthy Starbucks drinks, you can remain in the holiday spirit without the worry of packing on unwanted calories! Starbucks Healthy Holiday Drink List Gingerbread Latte It is hard to exit the holiday season without coming across those notorious gingerbread men. And by opting for a nonfat milk without whipped cream (or even a reduction in), enjoying a Grande Gingerbread Latte comes with a 200 calorie cost while offering 12 grams of protein. Holiday Spice Flat White This holiday spiced coffee drink builds flavors with Starbucks' own Christmas Blend, perfectly steamed micro-foam, and warm holiday spices, composed of cane sugar, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and clove. Guiltlessly indulge on the warm spices by dismissing whipped cream and swapping out whole milk with a nonfat or almond milk, saving you about 100 calories and at least 5 grams of fat. Spiced Sweet Cream Cold Brew Despite its cool temperature, this spiced sweet cream cold brew is nothing shy of comforting. And for only 120-calories (for a Grande), innocently sip on a smooth cold brew dressed with a dash of spice and a float of house-made sweet cream! Christmas Blend Starbuck's annual Christmas Blend is back! Like all plain coffees, this Sumatra, dark roasted ble Continue reading >>

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