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“Life is uncertain. Eat the dessert first,” said the American author Ernestine Ulmer.

There’s a reason the dessert is so universally loved. In the heat of the summer months, there is nothing more refreshing than a cool, frozen treat.

While it’s fine to indulge in a sweet treat once in a while, excessive sugar consumption can lead to serious and lasting health issues. health problems. Even many seemingly innocent American diets are filled with hidden sugar, a topic explored by Katie Couric in her documentary “Be fed up.”

HealthGrove, a healthcare research and analytics site powered by Graphic, found the sweetest frozen desserts at 25 popular restaurant chains. To do this, they compared all the dishes on each respective chain’s frozen dessert menu and selected the one that contained the most grams of sugar. Data is extracted from menus as of July 20, 2016.

Frozen desserts with a combination of candy, ice cream, and baked goods dominate the top of the list. More than half of these desserts double the daily sugar intake of the World Health Organization recommendation of 25 grams. In fact, the sweetest desserts on this list are five to six times the recommended intake. So the next time you decide on the dessert menu, be sure to consider all of your options.

Note: For desserts with different size options, the medium size was selected for comparison. The links were broken by the calorie count.

#25. Chic-fil-A

Icedream

Icedream

Sugar: 38g
calories: 260
Crabs: 45g
Fat: 6g

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#24. Burger King

Caramel ice cream sundae

Caramel ice cream sundae

Sugar: 39g
calories: 290
Crabs: 53g
Fat: 6g

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#23. I JUMP

Sundae with chocolate sauce

Sundae with chocolate sauce

Sugar: 46g
calories: 410
Crabs: 56g
Fat: 19g

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#22. pinkberry

Salted Caramel Frozen Yogurt

Salted Caramel Frozen Yogurt

Sugar: 55.2g
calories: 276
Crabs: 59.8g
Fat: 0g

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#21. TCBY

mango sorbet

mango sorbet

Sugar: 57.75g
calories: 302.5
Crabs: 71.5g
Fat: 0g

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#20. Shake Shack

Shake Shack

Regular Concreation Foundation, Vanilla

Sugar: 59g
calories: 560
Crabs: 64g
Fat: 29g

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#19. Wendy’s

Vanilla ice cream

Vanilla ice cream

Sugar: 65g
calories: 460
Crabs: 77g
Fat: 0.5g

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#18. Carl Junior

Strawberry Malt

Strawberry Malt

Sugar: 75g
calories: 770
Crabs: 98g
Fat: 36g

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#17. Steak’n Shake

Nut Fudge Brownie Sundae

Nut Fudge Brownie Sundae

Sugar: 78g
calories: 820
Crabs: 106g
Fat: 42g

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#16. Sonic

Strawberry Banana Molten Cake Sundae

Strawberry Banana Molten Cake Sundae

Sugar: 86g
calories: 720
Crabs: 113g
Fat: 28g

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#15. McDonald’s

McFlurry with M&M's chocolate candies

McFlurry with M&M’s chocolate candies

Sugar: 89g
calories: 650
Crabs: 96g
Fat: 23g

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#14. jack in the box

Chocolate shake with whipped topping

Chocolate shake with whipped topping

Sugar: 89g
calories: 780
Crabs: 103g
Fat: 38g

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#13. Arby’s

chocolate shake

chocolate shake

Sugar: 90g
calories: 570
Crabs: 99g
Fat: 15g

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#12. Joe’s Crab Shack

Sea turtle sundae

Sea turtle sundae

Sugar: 90g
calories: 1280
Crabs: 140g
Fat: 75g

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#11. Culver’s

Banana split

Banana split

Sugar: 92g
calories: 1060
Crabs: 122g
Fat: 60g

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#ten. robin

robin

Classic chocolate malt

Sugar: 93g
calories: 692
Crabs: 111g
Fat: 22g

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#9. A&W

M&M Polar Swirl

M&M Polar Swirl

Sugar: 93g
calories: 710
Crabs: 107g
Fat: 25g

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#8. stone cold

Countrytime Pink Lemonade Sorbet

Countrytime Pink Lemonade Sorbet

Sugar: 95g
calories: 380
Crabs: 95g
Fat: 0g

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Note: Actual dessert image was not available.

#seven. dairy queen

Blizzard Brownie Cookie Dough

Blizzard Brownie Cookie Dough

Sugar: 121g
calories: 1140
Crabs: 166g
Fat: 48g

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Note: Actual dessert image was not available.

#6. Friendly

Jim Dandy Sundae

Jim Dandy Sundae

Sugar: 123g
calories: 1122
Crabs: 164g
Fat: 47g

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#5. Chilli’s

Skillet Toffee Caramel Brownie

Skillet Toffee Caramel Brownie

Sugar: 125g
calories: 1260
Crabs: 171g
Fat: 60g

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#4. Wild Buffalo Wings

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Nachos-desserts

Sugar: 125g
calories: 2100
Crabs: 230g
Fat: 119g

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Note: Actual dessert image was not available.

#3. Baskin Robbins

Made with M&M's 31 below

Made with M&M’s 31 below

Sugar: 126g
calories: 1000
Crabs: 139g
Fat: 40g

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#2. Carvel

Sundae Dasher Peanut Butter Cup

Sundae Dasher Peanut Butter Cup

Sugar: 128g
calories: 1060
Crabs: 95g
Fat: 31g

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#1. Applebee’s

Chocolate chip cookie sundae

Chocolate chip cookie sundae

Sugar: 143g
calories: 1490
Crabs: 211g
Fat: 64g

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Note: Actual dessert image was not available.