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reviewed 7/20/2018

Calorie counting: What's in your drink?

Your beverage could carry more calories than you think.

Water (12 ounces): Zero calories.

Club soda (12 ounces): Zero calories.

Coffee (12 ounces): Four calories.

Tea (Herbal or black, 12 ounces): Four calories.

Sports drink (12 ounces): 99 calories.

Ginger ale (12 ounces): 124 calories.

Nonfat milk (12 ounces): 125 calories. Low-fat and fat-free milk contain the same vitamins and nutrients as whole milk.

Lemonade (From concentrate, 12 ounces): 148 calories.

Lemon-lime soda (12 ounces): 151 calories.

Root beer (12 ounces): 152 calories.

1% milk (12 ounces): 154 calories. Low-fat and fat-free milk contain the same vitamins and nutrients as whole milk.

Cola (12 ounces): 155 calories.

Apple juice (Unsweetened, 12 ounces): 171 calories.

Fruit punch (12 ounces): 179 calories.

Orange soda (12 ounces): 179 calories.

2% milk (12 ounces): 183 calories. Low-fat and fat-free milk contain the same vitamins and nutrients as whole milk.

Orange juice (12 ounces): 183 calories.

Cranberry juice (Cocktail, 12 ounces): 205 calories.

Whole milk (12 ounces): 223 calories. Low-fat and fat-free milk contain the same vitamins and nutrients as whole milk.

Grape drink (12 ounces): 229 calories.

Calories per serving are listed on the label of every drink.

Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; U.S. Department of Agriculture

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