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Some beverage sugar comparisons.


A wine is usually considered sweet if it has more than 45 grams of sugar per liter. A “dry” wine has four grams or less. By comparison, a liter of orange juice may have over 100 grams of sugar, apple juice nearly 110 grams, grape juice even more. A liter of Coca-Cola weighs in at 108 grams.


Fruit juice concentrates many individual fruits into a concentrated, sugar-filled cocktail. It should be consumed only in very limited amounts (a four- or six-ounce glass, once a day at breakfast), or not at all. Consider fruit juice “liquid candy.”





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