Is soda bad for you?

People have been enjoying Coca-Cola for 130 years. They love the unique taste. But, we know people have concerns about eating or drinking too much sugar. That is why we’re taking action should you want less of it. This includes reducing sugar in more than 500 of our drinks around the world.

And so you have choices to help manage your sugar and calorie intake, we have:

  • a variety of great-tasting beverages with reduced or no sugar
  • smaller sizes available, like our 7.5-oz. mini soda cans of Coca-Cola and more
  • calorie information right on front of our bottles and cans – right where you can see it

Drinking soda can be part of a balanced lifestyle, but consuming too many calories from any source, including from sugar or soda, can lead to weight gain or obesity. This can increase health risks.

If you are concerned about your health or diet, please speak to your doctor.

 

What is the recommended daily intake for added sugar?

We support the current recommendation by several leading health authorities including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans. They say that children and adults should limit added sugar to no more than 10% of their total energy/calorie consumption.

 

What sodas do you have with fewer calories?

In the U.S., 250 of the 800+ beverages we offer have reduced or no sugar, including sugar-free soda. To learn about them, visit Our Products page.

We’re also exploring new sugar substitutes to make reduced- or no-sugar versions of the drinks you love. We want to give you great-tasting choices with fewer or no calories. Coca-Cola Life is one example. It is sweetened with a blend of cane sugar and Stevia leaf extract. It has 35% fewer calories and less sugar than Coca-Cola, but with a great taste people love.

 

What drinks do you make other than soda?

We may be The Coca-Cola Company, but we know not everyone drinks soda. That’s why we offer many options for every taste and need. If you like organic tea, coconut water, ready-to-drink coffee or juice, we have it all and more.

For more information about our Coca-Cola products, click here.

 

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