10 Surprisingly High-Sugar Drinks

Scroll through above for high-sugar drinks and their healthy alternatives!

As we found out last week, the amount of sugar in a Pumpkin Spice Latte is shocking; it has more added sugar than your daily recommended allowance. Not to be a total buzzkill, but most of the things you like to drink in the fall – chai lattes, spiked cider, bourbon cocktails – are packed with sugar.

Thirty-eight grams in our hot chocolate, 55 in a milkshake…that’s the equivalent of 14 packets of sugar. We’re not saying cut these favorites out of your life completely; who are we to deprive you joy? Everything in moderation, right? When you do want to be on the healthier side though, switch to the ten lower sugar recipes above: Swapping out your sugar bomb for a healthy drink? It’s a no-brainer.

Looking for more warm drinks? Check out Mikaela Reuben’s guide and get some more info on why too much sugar is damaging to your health.