High sugar and acidic beverages affect more than just oral health, also leading to health risks including obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.
Here are five common drinks with high sugar levels.
Soft Drinks overflow with sugar. One 355 ml can of Coca- Cola contains 39 grams of sugar and a 355 ml can of Mountain Dew contains 47 grams!
Energy Drinks are loaded with sugar. The energy you get from most energy drinks partly comes from your sugar high. A 245 ml can of Red Bull Energy Drink has 27 grams of sugar while the larger 473 ml can of Rockstar Energy Drink has a shocking 62 grams!
Large fountain drinks carry a massive load of sugar. These massive drinks contain massive amounts of sugar. A 7-11 Coca-Cola Big Gulp contains 91 grams, while the larger Super Big Gulp increases sugar to 146 grams per cup.
Fruit Juice. We think of fruit juice as healthy, but the can come with a large load of sugar. 591 ml of Golden Circle Tropical Fruit Juice carries 70 grams of sugar. Snapple Lemon Iced Tea (473 ml) contains 46 grams. Surprisingly, Orange Juice has 46 grams per 591 ml.
Even calcium-rich milk drinks contains sugar. Nesquik Chocolate Milk (473 ml) contains 58 grams while substitute Vitasoy has 18 grams in only 240 ml.
Sugar is everywhere, so pay attention to what you’re drinking. Choose healthy alternatives to sugary drinks!
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