A health has warned people to be about how much sugar is in their drinks when they go to coffee shops. Many cafes in the UK are adding sugar and syrup to their drinks in the run-up to Christmas. The health group is called Action on Sugar (AOS). It carried out on how sweet hot drinks were in coffee chains around the country. It found that some lattes and chocolates contained as much as 23 spoons of sugar. It analysed over 200 different drinks. The researchers said they found "" high levels of sugar in many of the drinks. An AOS said people with obesity, and other health needed to check what they were drinking.
Action On Sugar analysed drinks from nine coffee shop . It found the unhealthiest drink was the Starbucks "Venti" caramel hot chocolate. It contained 93.7g of sugar and 758 . AOS says it has as much sugar as three of Coca-Cola. A spokeswoman for Starbucks said: "We are committed to reducing sugar in all our and since 2015 we've delivered a nine per cent in the sugar content." Katharine Jenner, a director at AOS, said: "The industry has a role to play in being transparent. It must help to reduce the of sugar we consume. Sugar is one of the biggest causes of obesity, type 2 diabetes and decay."