Nutrition: Beverages and Candy

Following is a breakdown of the fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, calories from fat, sodium, and total calories in beverages and candy.

Product
(serving size listed)
Saturated Fats (Grams) Cholesterol (mgs) Total Fat* (grams) Calories from Fat** (%) Total Calories Sodium (mg)

Beverages

Club soda, salt free (1½ oz. can) 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0
Ginger ale (1½ oz. can) 0.0 0 0.0 0 124 25
Lemonade (1 cup) 0.0 0 0.1 1 100 8
Cola (1½ oz. can) 0.0 0 0.1 1 151 14
Chocolate Shake (10 oz.) 6.5 37 10.5 26 360 273

Candy

Hard candy (one 1 oz. piece)  0.0 0 0.0 0 106 11
Jelly beans (10 beans = 1 oz.) 0.0 0 0.1 1 104 7
Chocolate fudge (one 1 oz. piece) 1.5 4 2.4 20 107 18
Milk chocolate bar (one 1 oz. piece) 5.2 6 8.7 54 145 23

* Total fat =  saturated fat plus monounsaturated fat plus polyunsaturated fat.

** Percent calories from fat = (total fat calories/total calories) X 100
Total fat calories = total fat in grams X 9
Each gram of fat = 9 calories

oz. = ounces
N/A = not available


Sources:

Composition of Foods: Dairy and Egg Products -- Raw, Processed, Prepared -- Agricultural Handbook 8-18. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Human Nutrition Information Service. November 1976; 1989-1991 supplements. 

Composition of Foods: Baked Products -- Raw, Processed, Prepared -- Agricultural Handbook 8- 18. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Human Nutrition Information Service. Revised August 1992. 

Composition of Foods: Snacks and Sweets -- Raw, Processed, Prepared -- Agricultural Handbook 8- 19. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Human Nutrition Information Service. Revised August 1991. 

Composition of Foods: Fast Foods -- Raw, Processed, Prepared -- Agricultural Handbook 8-21. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Human Nutrition Information Service. Revised September 1988. 

Minnesota Nutrition Data System (NDS) software, developed by the Nutrition Coordinating Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. Food Database version 5A; Nutrient Database version 20.


Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2003



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