The idea of limiting the size of sugary drinks that can be sold is being tossed about, bringing up the question 'How much sugar is really in these drinks?'

The short answer is...A LOT!

The above photo from Sugar Stacks is just the tip of the iceberg. Click through to see the ridiculous amounts of sugar in many very popular drinks.

It's actually really frightening.

Their article found these amount of sugar and calories in some of our favorite drinks:

 Coca Cola 
 12 oz (355 ml) Can
 Sugars, total: 39g
 Calories, total:		140 
 Calories from sugar:	140*
 20 oz (590 ml) Bottle
 Sugars, total: 65g
 Calories, total:		240 
 Calories from sugar:	240
 1 Liter (34 oz) Bottle
 Sugars, total: 108g
 Calories, total:		400 
 Calories from sugar:	400
Mountain Dew 
 20 oz (590 ml) Bottle
 Sugars, total: 77g
 Calories, total:		290 
 Calories from sugar:	290
 1 L (34 oz) Bottle
 Sugars, total: 124g
 Calories, total:		440 
 Calories from sugar:	440
Red Bull Energy Drink 
 8.3 oz (250 ml) Can
 Sugars, total: 27g
 Calories, total:		108 
 Calories from sugar:	108

 

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[SOURCE - sugarstacks.com]