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It might not seem like a big deal to drink a can of Coke with lunch, or as a regular afternoon pick-me-up. But one can of Coke has 140 calories and 39 grams of sugar (4 grams per teaspoon) in a 12 oz. can, which translates into 10 teaspoons of sugar.
For more on this topic, check out Marc’s article and video of how 1 can of coke per day is equivalent to 30 pounds of sugar per year.