Starbucks sold over $10 billion in drinks in 2014, according to UK Business Insider. The amount of money spent on Starbucks beverages that year would have been enough to end one-third of the world’s hunger problem.
Starbucks’ popularity continues to grow and it is the top coffee brand in the world today. Unfortunately, some drinks on the Starbucks menu can kill a person’s diet. If an individual is drinking a calorie filled Starbucks drink two or more times a week, they could be taking on a considerable number of calories they don’t need.
There some beverages on the coffee company’s menu that won’t kill a diet, however. Selecting one of these five items can keep a person moving toward their weight goals.
Iced green tea
Green tea is a great health drink to consume. Its antioxidants help the body recover from a variety of issues and green tea has been known to improve weight loss. Iced green tea contains zero calories if it is unsweetened. Anyone looking to jumpstart their metabolism and get a refreshing drink should order one right away.
A Starbucks Americano contains just 15 calories per serving. An Americano is espresso topped with hot water that gives it a creamy layer on top. It is a great caffeine kick in the morning.
Cool Lime Refresher
The Cool Lime Refresher is everything it claims to be and more. It is the perfect drink for a hot summer day and with only 60 calories, the Cool Lime Refresher won’t kill a diet. In fact, it might be the best post-workout refreshment around.
Skinny Vanilla Latte
The Skinny Vanilla Latte is full of flavor, and compared to the other items on this list, it does offer more calories per serving. At 100 calories, if is still less than other items on the menu. Drinking it in moderation won’t kill a diet.
Unsweetened Ice Coffee
Unsweetened Ice Coffee is the perfect drink on a warm day. One serving of Starbucks’ Unsweetened Ice Coffee has just five calories.
These drinks are perfect options for diet concise people who don’t won’t to miss out on a refreshing Starbucks drink.