If you don't know about Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino then we can safely assume that you have been living under a rock. The vibrant blue and pick drink has had lovers of Starbucks go excited all over the world. Although the budding company has advertised the drink as a must try, there are reasons why you should be wary before giving this catchy drink a try.
The Unicorn Frappuccino
At first look you must wonder what's not to love about this sweet drink. The ingredients, that's what. Once you read all that this colorful drink has been in, you will want to steer clear and run as far away from Starbucks as you can.
Harmful Ingredients Used
Anyone who believes that colored drinks are healthy is just out of their mind. When you drink a Frappuccino, you are basically drinking down death. Ingredients like Citric Acid, Carrageenan and other artificial flavors are just deadly.
What These Flavors Mean
Considering all of them were new words were you, we can understand why you must not have understood the artificial ingredients that we mentioned. So, we have broken down the flavors and will be explaining them to you one by one.
Carrageenan is a harmful ingredient for the body that can initiate many problems within your system. The ingredient has been researched to start symptoms of cancer and intestinal inflammation among many other problems that can stay with your body for a long time.
In its basic form Citric Acid is derived from a mold made with GMO corn. The substance is hazardous and may cause harmful effects. In fact, Starbucks have noted the ignorance of people and have mentioned this ingredient 8 times in their list.
Artificial Flavors is basically a term used by most makers and food owners to hide the actual ingredients that they are using. Each of these flavors can contain many different ingredients that include solvents, MSG, chemicals and preservatives. Totally unhealthy stuff!
Mono and Diglycerides
This flavor has been the subject of extensive research by masses and has been found to be involved and somewhat tied with the start of heart disease in many. This is also a well-known form of trans fat that can harm the body.
Let's Talk About Sugar
Since we now know how much crap there is in this new drink by Starbucks, you won't get a billion dollar reward to guess how much sugar we have in this drink. If you though this drink was full of sugar than you are 100 percent correct.
The American Heart Association or AHA has stated on numerous occasions that an average adult male should not have more than 36 grams and an average female no more than 25 grams; a Grande features more than 59 grams of sugar on average.
If you are the kind of person who doesn't mind getting more sugar intake, you may find the new drink really tasty, but with over 75 gram of sugar it is nothing more than quick death. The drink can be a handful for children who have no activity.
Tip of the Ice Burg
America has a yuge problem when it comes to understanding the sugar intake of people. Starbucks won't be the first neither the last to exploit the Americans for their infatuation with sugar. Companies will keep feeding our desire for gluten.
Other Items with High Sugar
Just like we mentioned above, items with high sugar are a personal favorite for most Americans. Americans basically cannot live without an occasional dose of a sugary filled drink or a sugary delight in the form of ice cream.
We pour ketchup over almost everything we eat. In fact, even if we are not ordering something that doesn't require ketchup, we get some and eat it along with the item. Ketchup has a lot of sugar and is extremely danger for his health.
There is nothing quite as sugary as chocolate milk. Not only has chocolate milk been flavored with sweetners, but it also has cocoa mixed in the milk. Despite the advantages of milk, a glass of chocolate milk is really unhealthy.
Cereal Bars may just look like the perfect option for breakfast since they are marketed as low fat items. However, like every other cereal bar in the history of cereal bars, these are just candy bars marketed as cereal bars to attract viewers.
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