See the Massive Amounts of Sugar in Your Favorite Soda [PICTURES]
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