Left to right: Cotton Candy, Lemon Bar, Caramel Cocoa Cluster, Cinnamon Roll, Cupcake and Red Velvet.

Starbucks Unleashing Six New Frappuccino Flavors Loaded With Sweet Stuff

Can you hear that? That’s the sound of my teeth cringing at the thought of icy cold, sugary drinks assaulting my insides in a frenzy of sweet syrups. Starbucks is on a sugar high, unveiling six new frappuccino flavors debuting this summer in a line it calls “Fan Flavors.” [More]

The Description Of Starbucks’ New S’mores Frappuccino Makes My Teeth Hurt

The Description Of Starbucks’ New S’mores Frappuccino Makes My Teeth Hurt

Without even having tasted Starbucks’ newest flavor promotion, the S’Mores Frappuccino that’s heading to stores for the summer, my teeth have already made up their mind about this thing, and boy, are they worried. [More]

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CDC: Many Packaged Toddler Foods Contain Too Much Salt, Sugar

While the ease of pre-packaged meals for the wee set is surely tempting, a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says parents should be aware that many contain worrisome amounts of salt and sugar. [More]

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Study Funded By Candy Trade Group Says Eating Candy Often Won’t Definitely Make You Fat

Has anyone invented a time machine so I can go back to all those occasions when my parents informed me that I couldn’t have candy for dinner because it’s not good for you? I need to tell them all about the results of this fascinating new study funded by the National Confectioners Association which says that eating candy frequently is totally cool and probably won’t result in pesky side effects like “elevated waist circumference.” [More]

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Starbucks’ Decision Not To Change Menu Flies In The Face Of Bloomberg’s Sugary Drinks Ban

UPDATE: Looks like Starbucks knew what it was doing — since we published this story earlier today, a New york judge has ruled that Mayor Bloomberg’s ban on large sugary drinks is invalid. [More]

TSA Agent Confiscates Cupcake On Grounds That Its Delicious Frosting Could Be Explosive

TSA Agent Confiscates Cupcake On Grounds That Its Delicious Frosting Could Be Explosive

We’ve known desserts to be so tasty they’re downright dangerous, but one TSA agent in Las Vegas took that idea very literally, confiscating a cupcake for the possibility that its icing could be explosive. [More]

No Taxation On My Syrupy Sweet Carbonation

No Taxation On My Syrupy Sweet Carbonation

So annoying when syrupy sweet Large Sips cost more because they might make you fat! In Colorado, soda lovers are trying to repeal a tax on soft drinks. [More]