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Boba Milk Tea Apparently Has Over 2x More Sugar Than a Coca Cola and I’m in Denial

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The widely praised, milky goodness we all love to drink any time of the day, popularly known as boba tea or bubble tea or milk tea, apparently contains more sugar than a regular serving of soda, according to latest study conducted in Singapore.

In the experiment, which was commissioned by Channel NewsAsia, students in the Applied Food Science and Nutrition diploma course at the Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore tested out six popular brands of bubble tea to check out their sugar content.

Chinese University Now Offers Weight Loss Course For Students to Fight Obesity Rates

In an effort to help curb the growing obesity rate among its student population, a university in China offers a weight loss class to overweight students.

The special course, offered at the Nanjing Agricultural University in East China since 2015, is the brainchild of physical education teacher Zhou Quanfu. The program runs for six weeks, consisting of three or four 90 minute classes per week.