Seattle woman eating only Starbucks for a year supports posting calorie info
Once upon a time, Starbucks offered a luscious lemon cake with deliciously drizzled white icing. The best part about the aptly-named pound cake was that no calorie information was listed on the treat.
Today, everyone will know the Starbucks iced lemon pound cake has 490 calories and 23 grams of fat.
Starbucks is now posting the calorie content of all its coffee drinks and food items in all its company-owned stores in the U.S.
"I think this will be helpful for other people. I look at the packaging right now. It's just a matter of really looking at the nutrition information and taking calorie content into consideration," says a Seattle woman who would know.
Beautiful Existence, her legal name, is six months into a year-long challenge involving Starbucks.
"This year I am only eating and drinking nothing but Starbucks and any product that they own," she says. She's documenting the experiment on her blog, 1 Woman, 1 Year, 1 Challenge.
"I couldn't have asked for a better year