Trendy foods and drinks to steer clear of - and the Skinny on nutritious trade-outs!


From Instagram-famous Unicorn Frappuccinos to Miracle Green Juices, trendy foods are taking over our social media a" and our store shelves.  Some of these of-the-moment foods may be fleeting but many are here to stay.  Today wea[euro](TM)ll cover three foods that may be infiltrating your social media feed as well as your grocery cart a[euro]" and easy trade-outs to save hundreds of calories and several daysa[euro](TM) worth of added sugar!

Instead of 
Sa[euro](TM)mores Frappuccino Blended Coffee at Starbucks
  • Per 16 oz: 490 calories a[euro]" 73 grams carbs a[euro]" 67 grams sugar a[euro]" 5 grams protein
  • Ingredients include milk, coffee, Frappuccino syrup, marshmallow whipped cream, chocolate sauce, vanilla syrup, graham crackers.
  • The word a[euro]oesugara[euro]\0x9D shows up 7 times in ingredient list + corn syrup + molasses + honey!
Trade it Out For: PJs Eat Fit Protein Velvet Ice (can add SF flavored syrup)
  • Per 16 oz: 230 calories a[euro]" 22 grams carbs a[euro]" 8 grams sugar (3 grams added sugar) a[euro]" 21 grams protein
  • Ingredient include milk, coffee, MoCafe sugar-free vanilla frappe powder, EAS 100% whey protein
  • Nutritional Improvement: 53% fewer calories, 70% less carbs, 89% less sugar, 4x more protein

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