TODAY | July 03, 2013
>>> you know how it goes, you're out running errands all day or feeling the afternoon slump at the office and all you need is a fix from your local coffee shop .
>> before you grab one, check this out, a list of drinks that can do your diet in, and the choice you should make when you're counting calories. the site's executive editor is arthur. i knew he was coming.
>> stop it, they said he was coming. good to see you.
>> these drinks can really kill your diet, no question.
>> absolutely. we've got some healthy options for your unhealthier options here. let's take a look. we're going to play a little game.
>> we like games.
>> whoever comes in first will tell the calorie difference for the different drinks.
>> this is our buzzer, coffee beans in a can.
>> starbucks ribbon crunch frappuccino and the iced skinny mocha. what's the calorie difference, do you think?
>> 400 calories.
>> very good, almost, 460 calories.
>> what's wrong! that wasn't right. that was incorrect.
>> it's incorrect. i agree with hoda. how many was it, 460 i was going to say it, but nobody gave me a chance.
>> i'm sorry, hoda. i'm sorry.
>> moving on.
>> here we have the dunkin' donuts caramel -- frozen caramel coffee and iced caramel coffee light. what's the difference?
>> i'm going to let you guess.
>> i'm going to guess 350.
>> you have gotten close, but not there.
>> oh, no, i get the point because you were wrong. now it's even! what is it?
>> mcdonald's frappe chocolate chip and iced coffee with french vanilla syrup.
>> why did you shake?
>> for fun, i like to see my arms flap. 600.
>> that was ridiculous.
>> go ahead.
>> no, i won. she guessed wrong.
>> you're actually close to the amount of calories that the whole drink has. it's 630 calories, which is the highest calorie for any of these here.
>> this one? that's crazy.
>> the alternative is 120 calories.
>> it's, like, 500 or something.
>> educatively close.
>> here's the car met frappe and smooth roasted iced coffee .
>> go ahead, hoda.
>> i'm not shaking, if you get it wrong you don't get the point. 400.
>> okay. and that would be close, but not quite there. 510.
>> without the caramel, though, it would be all right, right?
>> any of these, if you take the caramel or the whipped cream --
>> or the chocolate.
>> which one is better? clearly, that one.
>> if you go with the buzz words here, take those off, lata, chilled, supreme, cap, these are going to be higher.
>> tell us the calorie difference.
>> horton's, we have the mocha iced cap with cream and iced mocha with skim milk, difference in calories is 340 calories.
>> those add up, baby.
>> sprinkles will kill you.
>> frozen birthday cake latte and skinny iced mocha, difference here is 330 calories.
>> thank you, healthy options.
>> you have a chance to