Gap Fill - Sugar Overdose - Level 2


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A group warned people to be about the sugar in drinks in coffee shops. Many in the UK are adding extra sugar and to drinks in the run-up to Christmas. The health group, Action on Sugar (AOS), carried out on sugar in hot drinks in coffee chains around the . It found that some drinks had as much as 23 of sugar. It checked over 200 drinks. AOS said it found "shockingly" high of sugar in many drinks. An AOS spokesperson said people with obesity, and other health problems should check what they are drinking.

Action On Sugar went to nine different coffee shop chains. It said the drink was the Starbucks "Venti" caramel hot . It contained 93.7g of sugar and 758 calories. It has as sugar as three cans of Coca-Cola. Starbucks said: "We are committed to reducing sugar in all our ." It has cut sugar by 9 per cent since 2015. AOS said: "The hospitality has a key role to play in being . It must help to reduce the of sugar we consume. Sugar is one of the biggest of obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth ."

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