A can of coke contains a number of calories. You may opt for different sizes of coke cans and the calorie content in it varies to a great extent based on its size. Besides the calories it also contains other micronutrients. The content of these micronutrients also varies based on the size of the can.
A standard coke can that contains 12 fl oz of coke has around 140 calories. Most people prefer a 12 oz can of coke. However, one may even go for a small can of coke. A small can of coke that contains 8 fl oz of coke contains around 105 calories where as a large coke can which contains around 16 fl oz of coke has as many as 200 calories.
Cherry and vanilla flavor of coke is also available in the market. A standard 12 fl oz of cherry and vanilla flavored coke contains around 150 calories. One may also go for diet coke. A can of diet coke does not contain any calorie content. Same is the case with Coca-Cola Zero; this variety of Coke also does not have any calories. Coke also contains a good amount of sugar content. A 12 oz can of original Coke contains 39 grams of sugar. The other two flavors, cherry and vanilla have a comparatively higher amount of sugar content. Both these flavors contain 42 grams of sugar in a 12 oz can. On the other hand if you go for a Diet Coke or Coca Cola Zero you will not be taking in any calories.
Coke is not considered good for health; consuming a can of original as well as flavored coke results in adding a number of calories to the body. Even the sugar free substitutes of Coke have certain adverse effects on a person’s health.