Fruit Juice calories vs. Soda calories

Here’s some interesting data: ounce per ounce, juice contains more calories than soda.  Here’s how a cup of juice compares with the same amount of soda:

Coke: 97 calories.

Pepsi: 100 calories.

Orange juice: 112 calories.

Apple juice: 114 calories.

Grape juice: 152 calories.

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture

It’s almost better to give your child soda!  Anyways, I think the best alternative is to give everything in moderation and give the kids lots of water.

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