Dubbed nectar of the gods by its many fans, Mountain Dew takes the crown for the soda with the most grams of sugar, according to Business Insider. Coming in at a whopping 77 grams per 20-ounce bottle, per PepsiCo, that's more than 18 teaspoons of added sugar (via American Heart Association).... read more ›
Red Bull energy drink
One of the worst of the bunch in terms of sugar content, Red Bull energy drinks include 37 grams of sugar in a 12-ounce can.... view details ›
The amounts of sugar in food and drink
Pepsi contains slightly more sugar, calories and caffeine while Coke has marginally more sodium. That being said, Coke tends to have the upper hand when it comes to popularity but this is more to do with branding than taste.... see details ›
Fanta now contains less than half the sugar of Coca-Cola, the company's eponymous and most popular brand, at 4.6 grams per 100ml compared with 10.8g.... read more ›
Sprite is a clear, lemon-lime soda that doesn't contain caffeine but is high in added sugar. Thus, similarly to caffeine, it may provide a jolt of energy.... see details ›
Pepper contain, more or less, the same ingredients as Coke, but Hunnes points out that they boast 10 more calories and two more grams of carbohydrates (aka, sugar) each.... read more ›
Coke is worse. Both contain a lot of sugar, but coke also contains phosporic acid, a not so healthy substance. Coke has more proportionately more sugar than Sprite does. That being said, they're both pretty bad for your health, and neither have any real benefits.... see details ›
- Iced or hot tea. Tea is an extremely broad category of beverage. ...
- Water with lemon or lime. ...
- Sparkling water: flavored or unflavored. ...
- Coffee. ...
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- Fresh-squeezed mint lemonade. ...
- Coconut water. ...
Sugar is absolutely worse than caffeine! Sugar causes overproduction of glucose which can be stored as fat. Caffeine in moderation is actually good for you. You really should cut sugar out completely.... read more ›
Therefore, if you're counting every single calorie and/or carb, Coke's going to be your marginally-better pick. Where Coke comes out the big loser is where it comes to sodium content. While Pepsi contains 30 milligrams per can, Coke has 45 milligrams, which is 150 percent higher.... view details ›
Water is the best choice for quenching your thirst. Coffee and tea, without added sweeteners, are healthy choices, too. Some beverages should be limited or consumed in moderation, including fruit juice, milk, and those made with low-calorie sweeteners, like diet drinks.... read more ›
Coca-Cola is therefore six times more acidic than Mountain Dew. Two molars were soaked in each soda for duration of 2 weeks and 5 days and observed for any changes. The tooth soaked in Mountain Dew lost 14 percent of its mass while the Coca-Cola tooth lost 7 percent of its mass.... continue reading ›
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Jolt Cola - by far the most well-known higher caffeinated soda. With the memorable slogan "All the sugar and twice the caffeine" made this soda a huge seller back in the 80's.... see details ›
We thought it may be enlightening to discuss the amount of sugar in a can of Coke as represented by sugar cubes. A sugar cube usually has four grams of sugar, meaning that nearly 10 sugar cubes are in one can of this popular beverage.... continue reading ›
- regular soda.
- energy drinks that contain sugar.
- fruit juices.
Coca-Cola Plus is being touted as the “healthiest soda” you can buy, thanks to what's not in it, as well as what is. The soda is calorie- and sugar-free, just like its Coke Zero and Diet Coke siblings, but it also has a dose of fiber added to it.... read more ›
Pepper contain, more or less, the same ingredients as Coke, but Hunnes points out that they boast 10 more calories and two more grams of carbohydrates (aka, sugar) each.... view details ›
Sierra Mist is the healthiest soda. A single can of Sierra Mist Lemon-lime soda contains 140 calories, 37 g of carbs, and 35 mg of sodium, which allows it to place slightly better than its closest competitor. Of course, you should still take care not to drink too much despite that.... see details ›
Jolt Cola - by far the most well-known higher caffeinated soda. With the memorable slogan "All the sugar and twice the caffeine" made this soda a huge seller back in the 80's.... read more ›
A 12 oz can of Coca-Cola contains 39 grams of sugar. A 20 oz bottle of Mountain Dew contains 77 grams of sugar.... view details ›