Table 15-3 Beverage Chemical Composition

Beverage

Osmol/kga

pHb

Olympade (Coca Cola, can)

842

2.4

Beer (Olympia)

830

4.2

Sport cola (Canada Dry)

808

2.1

Fanta grape (Coca Cola)

800

2.7

Fanta orange (Coca Cola)

790

2.6

Bitter lemon (Schweppes)

788

2.6

Hi-C orange (Coca cola)

754

2.6

Hi-C grape (Coca Cola)

727

2.6

Hi-C citrus cooler (Coca Cola)

725

2.3

Cola (Pepsi Cola)

706

2.5

Orange juice (frozen) (Minute Maid)c

674

3.7

Mountain Dew (Pepsi Cola)

645

3.3

Sport Cola (Canada Dry)

644

2.4

Frozen orange juice (Whole Sun)c

590

4.0

Cola (Coca Cola)

586

2.5

Cola (Shasta)

585

2.5

Cola (Royal Crown)

569

2.6

Sprite (Coca Cola)

566

2.9

Rootbeer (Mug)

532

3.9

Dr. Pepper

510

3.1

Seven-up

484

3.2

Ginger ale (Canada Dry)

477

2.7

Ginger ale (Vernors)

456

3.5

Olympade (bag) (Coca Cola)c

394

2.9

Lemonade (frozen) (inute Maid)c

389

2.4

Tang (General Foods)c

366

3.0

Gatorade (lime) (Stokley)

336

2.8

Olympade (Coca Cola)

335

2.2

Gatorade (orange) (Stokley)

320

2.8

Normal human serum or plasma

290

7.3

Fresca (Coca Cola)

99

2.3

Tab (Coca Cola)

84

2.4

Wink (Canada Dry)

72

2.8

Coffee (perked for 6 min) (Maxwell House)c

72

4.9

Fresca (Coca Cola)

58

2.6

Diet cola (Pepsi Cola)

41

2.6

Diet cola (Royal Crown)

38

2.7

Club soda (fresh) (Canada Dry)

36

5.4

Coffee (instant) (Folgers)c

35

4.9

Club soda (flat) (Canada Dry)

27

8.5

Coffee (freeze dried) (Taster's Choice)c

26

5.0

Tea (bag) (Lipton)c

8

5.5

Tea (loose) (Lipton)c

7

5.6



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