LIKE a sweet drink? Shocking stats revealed a third of all drinks served in coffee shops exceed sugar intake guidelines.

The NHS recommends adults consume up to 30g of added sugars a day.

Your favourite coffee is packed full of sugar

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Your favourite coffee is packed full of sugarCredit: Getty

Yet charity Action On Sugar found some products that were double or triple that.

Consuming too much sugar can lead to a higher risk of health problems including heart disease and cancer.

Here Josh Saunders compares some offenders to a McVitie’s Milk Chocolate Digestive, which has nearly 5g of sugar.

COSTA COFFEE

Some Costa Coffee's are like having 11 biscuits

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Some Costa Coffee’s are like having 11 biscuitsCredit: Darren Fletcher

SUGARY Large hot chocolate 54.8g = 11 biscuits

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COFFEE Medium Chocolate Fudge Brown Frappe – 47.6g = 9.5 biscuits

FRUITY Red Summer berries fruit cooler – 52.5g = 10.5 biscuits

COFFEE REPUBLIC

Coffee Republic has the sweetest coffee

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Coffee Republic has the sweetest coffee

SUGARY Regular Shake Toffee Apple Crumble – 73.6g = 14.5 biscuits

COFFEE Regular Mocha Freezer 58.7g = 11.5 biscuits

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FRUITY Regular Strawberry Sensation – 57.6g = 11.5 biscuits

CAFFE NERO

Caffe Nero's Salted Caramel & Pistachio Frappe Creme has the same amount of sugar as 9 biscuits

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Caffe Nero’s Salted Caramel & Pistachio Frappe Creme has the same amount of sugar as 9 biscuitsCredit: Darren Fletcher

SUGARY Millionaires Hot Chocolate 46.9g = 9 biscuits

COFFEE Salted Caramel & Pistachio Frappe Creme – 45.8g = 9 biscuits

FRUITY Strawberry Milkshake 48.7g = 9.5 biscuits

STARBUCKS

Starbucks own Venti Hot White Chocolate is equal to 12.5 biscuits

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Starbucks own Venti Hot White Chocolate is equal to 12.5 biscuitsCredit: Darren Fletcher

SUGARY Venti Hot White Chocolate 63.8g = 12.5 biscuits

COFFEE Venti Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino 63.7g = 12.5 biscuits

FRUITY Strawberries & Cream Frappuccino 52.9g = 10.5 biscuits

PRET

Pret's Gingerbread latte has just 5.5 biscuits worth of sugar

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Pret’s Gingerbread latte has just 5.5 biscuits worth of sugarCredit: The Sun

SUGARY Chocolate Chai 49.8g = 10 biscuits

COFFEE Gingerbread latte 27g = 5.5 biscuits

FRUITY Merry Berry Hot Chocolate 36.8g = 7 biscuits

GREGGS

A Large Mint Mocha from Greggs is the equivalent of 7 biscuits worth of sugar

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A Large Mint Mocha from Greggs is the equivalent of 7 biscuits worth of sugarCredit: Greggs

SUGARY Large Hazelnut Hot Chocolate 43g = 8.5 biscuits

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COFFEE Large Mint Mocha 35g = 7 biscuits

FRUITY Large Orange Hot Chocolate 43g = 8.5 biscuits

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