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A medium cup of Coca Cola has more added sugar than you should drink in a day

One medium cup of Coca Cola has more grams of added sugar than the American Heart Association's recommendation for total daily intake. Jishai Evers at Dadaviz charted this startling fact:

Coca Cola too much sugar

(Jishai Evers / Dadaviz)

The added sugar content of Coca Cola is why many public health experts see the drink, along with other sugary beverages, as a serious threat to America's health. Robert Lustig, a medical expert at the University of California, San Francisco, has even called for regulating sugar like a drug to help reduce obesity in the US.