Some ice coffees contain as many calories as a warm meal. Research shows that the biggest culprit contains 561 calories!
Other varieties contain more than 450 calories and most of them contain more than 200. The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) warned about this in the English media.
It is especially the combination of sugar, full fat milk and cream that make iced coffee so rich in calories.
The research fund discovered that the large version of the Dark Berry Mocha Frappuchino of Starbucks contains 561 calories, more than a quarter of the daily needed energy for women.
With whipped cream it only has 457 calories. The smallest version without whipped cream contains 288 calories.
The Dutch World Cancer Research Fund, that is part of the international World Cancer Research Fund, advises everyone to aim to have a slim posture, but to prevent weighing to less.
Research shows that excess body fat increases the risk of cancer significantly. The role of this body fat in the formation cancer is so big that it can be said, that after not smoking, keeping a healthy weight is the best way to reduce to chance of getting cancer.
A healthy weight is a BMI between 18,5 and 25. The lower the BMI is within these limits for a healthy weight, the lower the chance of getting cancer.
Scientists estimate that the chance of colon cancer is 15 percent higher at a BMI of 25 than at the BMI of 18,5.
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