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Monday, June 8, 2015

Top 20 Worst Beverages For Your Health -- Are You Drinking What's on the "Do Not Drink" List?

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A national survey conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that Americans are eating healthier. If you are one of those people who have made the decision to eat more healthy foods, don't blow it by drinking these top 20 worst beverages in America!

#1 - Cold Stone Creamery PB&C Shake: This chocolate and peanut butter shake received an award from D.C.'s Center for Science in the Public Interest as one of America's most offensively caloric meals. It has 2,010 calories, 131 grams of saturated fat, and 153 grams of sugar. You may as well eat 30 chocolate chip cookies or 68 strips of bacon. It is rated the worst beverage by the British Medical Journal (BMJ).

#2 - Smoothie King Peanut Power Plus Grape Smoothie: Drinking this is equal to eating 20 Reese's peanut butter cups. It has 1,498 calories, 44 grams of saturated fat, and 214 grams of sugar. It has been rated the worst smoothie by BMJ.

#3 - McDonald’s Triple Thick Chocolate Shake: To get as much fat, calories and sugar as this drink contains, you'd have to eat 13 McDonald's apple pies. Rated the worst drive-through shake, it has 1,160 calories, 27 grams of fat, and 168 grams of sugar.

#4 - Così Double Oh! Arctic Mocha: If you eat 41 Oreo cookies, you'll have consumed 1,210 calories, 19 grams of saturated fat, and 240 grams of sugar, the same thing that is found in this number one rated worst frozen mocha.

#5 - Krispy Kreme Lemon Sherbet Chiller: This worst frozen drink has 980 calories, 40 grams of saturated fat, and 115 grams of sugar, the equivalent of eating 16 medium-size Krispy Kreme chocolate eclairs.

See the full top 20 list at http://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/files/2010/09/20-Worst-Drinks_2010.pdf
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