Although the American Heart Association recommends consuming no more than 450 calories from sugary drinks per week (Read more about AHA's sugar guidelines), adults in the United States slurp an average of 385 calories per day, according to a National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey of more than 5,000 people. (Video: The Worst Drinks for Weight Loss)
Where, exactly, are these calories coming from? Below are some of the top offenders. For a lighter sip, try seltzer mixed with a small amount of juice.
127 Calories from sugar in 8 oz of orange soda
152 Calories from sugar in 8 oz of grape juice
137 Calories from sugar in 8 oz of cranberry juice
106 Calories from sugar in 8 oz of pink lemonade
112 Calories from sugar in 8 oz of orange juice
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