A 12 ounce can of Coke has 10 teaspoons of sugar which contains 42 grams of sugar supplying 167 calories. A 20 ounce bottle has 17, and a 30 ounce bottle has 27 teaspoons of sugar. The average American drinks 600 cans (56 gallons) of soft drinks a year, up from 216 cans in 1971. The average American teenager drinks 3-6 cans of soda a day.
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