How much sugar is in regular soda?

How much sugar is in regular soda?

There can by 9-18 teaspoons of sugar in your regular soda!

A 12 oz. can of soda generally contains:

  • 36-46 grams of sugar.
  • This is equivalent to 9-11 teaspoons of sugar!

A 20 oz. bottle of soda generally contains:

  • 65-75 grams of sugar.
  • This is equivalent to 16-18 teaspoons of sugar!
Here’s how sugar in your soda can add up:

Let’s say you drink two – 20 oz. bottles of regular soda each day and each 20 oz. bottle of soda contains 16-18 teaspoons of sugar. At the end of one week, that’s 224-252 teaspoons of sugar!

Fill a glass jar with the amount of sugar you get each day from soda. Continue to fill the jar day by day and week by week for a powerful visual of the amount of sugar you’re putting into your body.

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