If you’re a regular Starbucks coffee drinker, you may want to lay off the lattes and Frappuccinos for a while.
Your favorite cold weather drink could be the sugar equivalent of diving into your kids' Halloween candy bucket.
We checked out the sugar contents of some popular Starbucks drinks and compared them with some candy favorites -- and the results are pretty shocking.
Note: We used the companies' websites for nutritional information unless otherwise noted.
1. Grande Chai Tea Latte vs. Snicker's Bar
2. Grande Pumpkin Spice Latte vs. Hershey's milk chocolate bar
3. Grande Cinnamon Dolce Creme Frappuccino vs. Dove Silky Smooth Cookies & Creme Bar
A Grande Cinnamon Dolce Crème Frappuccino has 58 grams of sugar. This is compared to a 38 gram serving of Dove Silky Smooth Cookies & Crème Bar, which as 20 grams of sugar per bar, according to FindtheBest.com.
4. Grande Salted Caramel Mocha vs. 3 Musketeers
5. Grande Java Chip Frappuccino vs. Milk Chocolate M&Ms
6. Grande White Chocolate Mocha vs. Hershey Milk Chocolate Kisses