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Calorie count - sodas and energy drinks

It is easy to have a few servings of soda or energy drinks a day without thinking about it. Like other sweetened drinks, the calories from these drinks can add up quickly. Most provide little or no nutrients and contain large amounts of added sugar. Soda and energy drinks can also have large amounts of caffeine and other stimulants, so it is best to limit how much you drink.

Here is a list of some popular sodas and energy drinks, their serving sizes, and the number of calories in each.

Calorie count - sodas and energy drinks
BEVERAGESERVING SIZECALORIES
Soda
7 Up12 oz150
A&W Root Beer12 oz180
Barq's Root Beer12 oz160
Canada Dry Ginger Ale12 oz135
Cherry Coca-Cola12 oz150
Coca-Cola Classic12 oz140
Coca-Cola Zero12 oz0
Diet Coca-Cola12 oz0
Diet Dr. Pepper12 oz0
Diet Pepsi12 oz0
Dr. Pepper12 oz150
Fanta Orange12 oz160
Fresca12 oz0
Mountain Dew12 oz170
Mountain Dew Code Red12 oz170
Mug Root Beer12 oz160
Orange Crush12 oz195
Pepsi12 oz.150
Sierra Mist12 oz150
Sprite12 oz140
Vanilla Coca-Cola12 oz150
Wild Cherry Pepsi12 oz160
Energy Drinks
AMP Energy Strawberry Lemonade16 oz220
AMP Energy Boost Original16 oz220
AMP Energy Boost Sugar Free16 oz10
Full Throttle16 oz220
Monster Energy Drink (Low Carb)16 oz10
Monster Energy Drink16 oz200
Red Bull Energy Drink16 oz212
Red Bull Energy Drink (Red, Silver, and Blue)16 oz226
Rockstar Energy Drink16 oz280

Alternative Names

Weight-loss calorie count sodas; Obesity - calorie sodas; Overweight - calorie count sodas; Healthy diet - calorie count sodas

References

Bleich SN, Wolfson JA, Vine S, Wang YC. Diet-beverage consumption and caloric intake among US adults, overall and by body weight. Am J Public Health. 2014;104(3):e72-e78. PMID: 24432876 www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24432876.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Rethink Your Drink. Updated September 23, 2015. www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/healthy_eating/drinks.html. Accessed May 11, 2016.

United States Department of Agriculture. ChooseMyPlate.gov. Make Better Beverage Choices. Updated September 1, 2015. www.choosemyplate.gov/ten-tips-make-better-beverage-choices. Accessed May 11, 2016.

United States Department of Agriculture. National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. Release 28. Updated May 2016. ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/search/list. Accessed July 27, 2016.

Review Date 4/25/2016

Updated by: Emily Wax, RD, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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