I recently became friends with a fellow Seattleite who does not share my love of coffee. Personally, I typically enjoy a simple Americano with a splash of nonfat milk twice a day, however, the holiday season often brings out the desire for something slightly sweeter. This seems to be the case for those who don't typically drink coffee or tea as well. This is most definitely the case for my new friend. He informed me that during this time of year when his coworkers go out for their afternoon coffee he occasionally breaks his no coffee/tea lifestyle and enjoys a chai tea. When I informed him that I believed chai tea has just as much caffeine as coffee with a lot of additional sugar, I realized I was not confident on that fact, and decided to do some research. I discovered I was pretty spot on given a latte has 75mg of caffeine and 14g of sugar compared to 70mg of caffeine and 32g of sugar in a chai tea latte!
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