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Is Your Coffee Giving You A Muffin Top?

Are the calories in your favorite coffee the equivalent of the calories in a muffin – or your lunch — for that matter? Calories and nutritional information for some Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts hot coffee drinks: Starbucks Caffe Latte, grande (16 oz), 2% milk:  190 calories, 7g fat, 18g carbs, 12g protein Starbucks Cappuchino, grande […]

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Is your Coffee Giving You A Muffin Top?

  The holiday season is here and in many parts of the world the weather is getting pretty crisp, if not downright cold. It’s time for some holiday coffee and it can be pretty tough to resist some of the irresistibly named hot and flavorful drinks that Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts have to offer. Winter […]

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Iced And Frozen Coffee Drinks: Are They Coffee, Snacks, Or Dessert?

When the weather heats up, the coffee drinks tend to cool down.  Unfortunately, some iced and frozen coffee drinks – whether they’re from a coffee shop or from a can — can really bump up your calories and fat grams. Calories in Some Iced And Frozen Coffee Drinks Note: all info (with the exception of […]

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Is Your Coffee Giving You A Muffin Top?

How do you like your coffee?  Black, light and sweet, regular?  Do you stand in front of the sugar and milk adding and pouring until the color and taste are just  right? Coffee Calories Are Sneaky There are about two calories in eight ounces of unsweetened black brewed coffee – doesn’t matter if it’s hot […]

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Is It Coffee Or Chocolate That’s Keeping You Awake?

You’ve finished dinner – perhaps you’re stuffed to the gills – and some chocolate along with the check.  It could be those squares nicely wrapped in shiny foil or it could be some chunks of the really dark stuff artfully arranged on a plate. Somehow there magically seems to be some room for the chocolate […]

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Is Your Coffee Or Tea Giving You A Muffin Top?

Morning coffee.  Coffee break.  Afternoon tea.  A nice cup after dinner. Many of us love – need – our coffee or tea.  Hot, cold, it doesn’t always matter. But, as you dump sugar and pour cream into mugs, thermoses, and those too hot to touch cardboard take-out containers, have you ever thought about how many […]

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What Do You Eat On A Road Trip?

Have you noticed that a lot of renovated gas stations now have mini-marts or convenience stores with clean(er) bathrooms and coffee that comes regular or decaf but also dark velvet, hazelnut, and vanilla? Are Gas Stations The New Convenience Stores? Convenience stores sell about 80& of the gasoline purchased in the United States each year. […]

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What’s A Chocolate Buzz?

I was in a restaurant the other night and the server brought a bunch of those individually wrapped dark chocolates along with the bill.  There were six of us at the table so there was a small pile of the foil wrapped goodies on the table. I watched an almost four year old girl  (who […]

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Is A Gingerbread Latte Or A Steaming Hot Chocolate Calling Your Name?

You’ve spent the day shopping – or working – or taking care of the kids – or any combination of the above – and by mid- afternoon you really want a nice, hot satisfying treat.  It’s pretty tough to resist some of the irresistibly named hot and flavorful drinks that Starbuck’s and Dunkin’ Donuts have […]

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How Many Calories Are You Putting Into Your Coffee?

How do you like your coffee?  Black, light and sweet, regular? Coffee Calories Can Sneak Up On You Black brewed coffee has around two calories in an eight ounce cup. Not a bad deal for a nice, hot beverage. What a lot of us fail to realize is how many calories are in the stuff […]

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