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What the freak is wrong with FreakShakes?

What the freak is wrong with FreakShakes?

Food, Lifestyle
We may lose freak shakes this Sugar Awareness week (12th-18th November).  During the week charity 'Action on Sugar' discussed the future of sugar and calorie reduction. As this year’s theme is ‘Eating out’, their first call is to propose a ban on Freakshakes. Especially in cafes and restaurants because of the excessive calorie content. "I've worked as a nutritionist for a couple of years. Obviously, this news didn't surprise me at all" -Martha Johnson, told Voice of London. "People have a right to know about nutrition information and they need to be aware of what they consume. However, I don't think that the idea of banning these products is quite right. Personally, I would rather call for writing information on sugars, calories and norms clearly in every menu. Strong restrict
Sugar bells, sugar bells: The Christmas hot drinks with the highest calorie content have arrived

Sugar bells, sugar bells: The Christmas hot drinks with the highest calorie content have arrived

Featured, Food
Winter is coming and the red cups, syrups, sprinkles, and marshmallows are everywhere! Yes, it’s Christmas season once again, which means it’s time to swap the iced cold lattes for something a bit warmer and cosier, because who needs to worry about their summer bodies now? Britain's favourite coffee shops seem to up their game every year, bringing us more indulgence, a wider selection and of course, more sugar to keep us warm for a chilly winter ahead. A coffee or hot chocolate in a festive cup seems like an ideal way to cosy up, but it is probably not the greatest idea to have them daily. Why? Because all those tempting syrups and creams can send the calorie and fat content through the roof, with some accounting for nearly your entire daily recommended sugar intake (25g or 6 tablesp
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