Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB), also known as sugary drinks, are beverages with added sugar. They are high in kilojoules, which can lead to weight gain and obesity.
If you’re not burning it off, you could also increase your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and some cancers.
So, how much sugar is in your favourite thirst-quenchers?
Coca-Cola (12 oz can) – 39 grams
Mountain Dew (12 oz can) – 47 grams
Rockstar Energy Drink (16 oz can) – 62 grams
Red Bull Energy Drink (8.3 oz can) – 27 grams
7-Eleven Coca-Cola Big Gulp – 91 grams
7-Eleven Coca-Cola Super Big Gulp – 146 grams
Golden Circle Tropical Fruit (591 ml bottle) – 70 grams
Snapple Lemon Iced Tea (16 oz bottle) – 46 grams
Daily Juice Orange (591 ml bottle) – 48 grams
Nesquik Chocolate Milk (16 oz bottle) – 58 grams
Vita Soy Milk (240 ml) – 18 grams
Mike’s Hard Lemonade (11.2 oz bottle) – 30 grams
Pay attention to what you’re drinking. Pick healthy alternatives to sugary drinks. Choose to stay healthy and live well.
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