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Food Vantage Friday

This week's lucky "winner"... the pumpkin spice latte!!

What ameliorate agency to spice upwardly a deadening quondam latte than adding or then pumpkin spice... as well as a truckload of cream as well as sugar??  The Starbucks pumpkin spice latte makes it happen.  At 380 kilocalories for the 16-oz "grande", this creature of a imbibe contains the same publish of calories equally 3.5 beers or four spectacles of wine.  For breakfast.  It besides contains 49 grams of sugar-- to a greater extent than than a 12-oz tin of cola.

The pumpkin spice latte is a nutrient vantage masterpiece.  In add-on to containing large amounts of easily digested fatty as well as sugar, it boasts 150 milligrams of caffeine.  While caffeine is belike a benign indulgence equally drugs go, it is mildly habit-forming; inward other words it's rewarding.  Without caffeine, nosotros would belike convey piffling appreciation for the bitter flavour of coffee.

The combination of sugar, fat, as well as caffeine is rewarding plenty that the pumpkin spice latte has buy the farm extremely popular-- Starbucks sells over xx meg of the drinks per year, fifty-fifty though it's exclusively available for a express fourth dimension during the fall.  Its motivating value compels millions of people to pay a remarkable sum of coin for it.

Thanks to Ashley Mason for the suggestion.
Thanks to Takeaway for the photograph (Wikipedia).


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