Medium Lite Hot Chocolate w/ Dark Chocolate, Skim Milk and whip

Caribou Coffee - Medium Lite Hot Chocolate w/ Dark Chocolate, Skim Milk and whip has a average-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and high-protein content.

The food contains 36g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and high in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 14 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is very high in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

Ideally consumed as a Beverage.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 28, for Caribou Coffee - Medium Lite Hot Chocolate w/ Dark Chocolate, Skim Milk and whip, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein15%
 Calories from Fat47%
 Calories from Carbs38%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 350 Calories from Fat 180

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 20 g 30.8%

Saturated Fat 13 g 65%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 50 mg 16.7%

Sodium 210 mg 8.8%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g 12%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 30 g

Protein 14 g 28%

Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 6%

Calcium 2.8% Iron 10%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Source: http://www.nutritionix.com/caribou-coffee/medium-lite-hot-chocolate-w-dark-chocolate-skim-milk-and-whip Embed Table:

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