It’s no surprise that soda is far from the healthiest drink choice. After all, we know that it’s loaded with empty calories, carbohydrates, and sugar. But we continue to drink it because we love the carbonation and the sweet taste. Despite its bad reputation, many of us just can’t ditch our favorite soft drinks.
While sodas generally rank very low on the nutrition scale, some are just a bit unhealthier than others, depending on the amount of calories, sodium, carbohydrates, and sugar they contain. If you just have to drink a soda, it's good to pay attention to which sodas have less sugar or calories than others.
It might surprise you to find out that the classic Coca-Cola and Pepsi sodas are not among the top five unhealthiest sodas. But others, including Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash, Fanta Orange, and Mountain Dew, are some that you might want to look out for if you’re looking to cut down on your calorie and sugar intake. Take a look at our slideshow to see which sodas are the unhealthiest.