Q: How does Live Real Farms Energy Drink sugar content compare to other beverage alternatives?
A: A single 11-oz. serving of Live Real Farms Energy Drink has sugar from fruit juice. While the USDA offers no separate recommendation for sugar, here are a few comparisons. Added Sugar Drinks - MG of Sugar Comparison* A single 12-ounce can of soda with added sugar has 40 grams of sugar and a typical single 8-oz. can of carbonated energy drink has 27 grams of added sugar. Naturally Occurring Sugar Drinks - MG of Sugar Comparison* A single 8-ounce bottle of apple juice with no added sugar has 26 grams of Sugar and a single 8-oz. bottle of orange juice with no added sugar has 24 grams of added sugar.
RDN: "Live Real Farms Energy Drink has no added sugar and a conservative sugar level when compared to other beverage choices. Many contain almost double the sugar per 11-oz. serving."
* There are two types of sugars in American diets: naturally occurring sugars and added sugars.