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Too Much Bubble Milk Tea Can Lead To Diabetes, Stroke and Heart Diseases


Bubble Tea or Pearl Milk Tea is a wildly popular drink across Asia which has gain the international attention due to its delicious combination of tea, tapioca pearls, milk, and sugar.


Drinking tea is good and nutritional specially green tea and black tea that have good benefits into our body due to the polyphenols which have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties

Tea is good to our health but not everything that’s added to it. When ingredients like pearl toppings, non-dairy creamer, increase in fat and sugar contents may see tea from being beneficial to a killer.


Non-dairy creamer contains trans-fat in the form of hydrogenated palm oil that increased risk of heart disease and stroke. While more sugar content can lead to diabetes and chronic diseases.

The 500ml bubble milk tea with pearls has amount of 8 teaspoon of sugar and 335 calories with the 700ml has 11 teaspoon of sugar with 469 calories. The recommended daily sugar content is 8-11 teaspoon for an adult, anything more than will lead to chronic diseases.

Bubble tea is considered a sweetened beverage now in line with the likes of soda, energy drinks, instant coffee and others. For a healthier option, choose a smaller cup with lesser sugar (30% and below) and add only low calorie toppings, low fat milk.


This study is published by Mount Alvernia Hospital in Singapore, they also advised to have only 1 to 2 small bubble tea cups in a week.
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