Nutrition and Energy in Soft Drinks
Dietary Food Nutrients, Vitamins, Minerals and Glycemic Index GI Value of Beverages

Nutritional Value of Soft Drinks

Calories Information - Calories in Soft Drinks - Calories In Food
Diet Nutrition - Nutrition in Fruit & Vegetables - Carbs Nutrition
Protein Nutrition - Dairy Nutrition - Fats Nutrition - Sugar Nutrition


Diet Nutrients, Micronutrients in Soft Drinks

Food Nutrition in Soft Drinks

The nutritional value of most soft drinks and beverages is typically low. At the same time, calorie content and sugar content can be high. A 7 fl oz glass of regular Coca-Cola contains more than 4 teaspoons of added sugar. The same amount of Lucozade contains more than 7 teaspoons of added sugar. Regular sodas are viewed by most nutritionists as 'empty' calorie foods which contain calories but almost no nutrition.

Energy in Soft Drinks

One 12 fl oz can of regular Coca-Cola contains 150 calories. Regular Dr Pepper contains 150 calories while Schweppes Bitter Lemon contains 165 calories.

Nutrients in Soft Drinks

Regular soft drinks contain carbohydrates in the form of sugars but no other macronutrients like fats or protein.

Vitamins in Soft Drinks

Softdrinks are not a recommended source of micronutrients like Vitamins.

Minerals in Soft Drinks

Softdrinks are not a recommended source of micronutrients like minerals and trace elements.

Glycemic Index (GI) Value For Soft Drinks

Regular sodas have a high GI value while diet sodas have a low GI value.

Most Nutritious Types of Soft Drinks

The healthiest soft drinks include water, diluted fruit juice and fat free milk. Diet sodas come next although concerns still exist as to the long-term health risks of some artificial sweeteners.

Nutrition in Sodas

7-Up
7-Up Cherry
Caffeine-Free Cola
Cherry Cola
Club Soda
Coca Cola
Cream Soda
Crystal Light
Diet Cola
Dr Pepper
Fanta Root Beer
Ginger Ale
Grape Soda
Kool Aid
Lemon Lime Soda
Lemonade
Lemonade, Low Calorie
Limeade
Lucozade
Mountain Dew
Orange Drink
Orangina
Pepsi Cola
Protein Drinks/Shakes
Red Bull
Seltzers
Soda
Sprite
TAB
Tang

Nutrition in Beverages

Bottled Water
Bovril
Celestial Tea
Cocoa
Earl Grey Tea
Energy Drinks, Nutrition
Energy Drinks
Fruit Punch
Hot Chocolate
Iced Tea
Low-Fat Cocoa
Low-Fat Hot Chocolate
Milk Shake (Thick Chocolate)
Milk Shakes
Russian Tea
Smoothies
Strawberry Shake
Tea, Nutrition
Tea
Vanilla Milk Shake

Weight Control, Exercise and Nutrition

Some people who want to lose weight make the mistake of focusing exclusively on calorie-intake and counting calories. Although keeping track of energy intake is vital, energy expenditure is also important. So too is diet nutrition, because when we maintain a healthy body and metabolism, we burn calories faster. In short, if you want to lose weight, make sure you eat a healthy diet in order to obtain all your necessary nutrients.

More Information About Calories and Energy Expenditure
Calorie Burning Exercise Advice
Calories Burned By Exercise
Calories in Foods

Dietary Calories In Types of Food Groups

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