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How Much Sugar and How Many Calories Are in Your Favorite Drink?

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How Much Sugar and How Many Calories Are in Your Favorite Drink
Drink (12-ounce serving) Grams of Sugar Approximate Number of Teaspoons of Sugar Calories
Bottled Water 0 grams 0 teaspoons 0
Cola 41 grams 10 ¼ teaspoons 150
Diet Cola 0 grams 0 teaspoons 0
Guava Nectar 48 grams 12 teaspoons 240
Mango Nectar 50 grams 12 ½ teaspoons 230
Horchata 33 grams 8 ¼ teaspoons 210
Root Beer 46 grams 11 ½ teaspoons 170
Orange Soda 52 grams 13 teaspoons 210
Powdered Drink With Sugar 36 grams 9 teaspoons 145
Sugar-Free Powdered Drink 0 grams 0 teaspoons 0
Lemonade 25 grams 6 ¼ teaspoons 105
Sugar-Free Lemonade 0 grams 0 teaspoons 0
Grape Juice 32 grams 8 teaspoons 150
Orange Juice 20 grams 5 teaspoons 105
Fruit Punch 46 grams 11 ½ teaspoons 195
Sports Drink 8.5 grams 2 teaspoons 75
Sweetened Iced Tea 33 grams 8 ½ teaspoons 120
Unsweetened Iced Tea 0 grams 0 teaspoons 0

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Information on this page is taken from the English print version of “Your Heart, Your Life, A Community Health Worker's Manual.” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH Publication No. 08-3674, Originally Printed 1999, Revised May 2008.

Last Updated March 2012

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