Welcome to the nutritional carbs content in 15 different types of energy drinks, ranging from 12.99 g to 0 g per 100g. The basic type of energy drinks is Energy drink, AMP, where the amount of carbs in 100g is 12.08 g.

12.08 g of carbs per 100g, from Energy drink, AMP corresponds to 9% of the carbs RDA. For a typical serving size of 1 serving (or 240 g) the amount of Carbohydrate is 28.99 g. This corresponds to an RDA percentage of 22%.

The percentage of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for carbs is based on a 130 g RDA level for a mature adult.

Top ten energy drinks products high in carbs

Below is a summary list for the top ten energy drinks items ranked by the amount or level of carbs in 100g.

1. Energy drink, VAULT, citrus flavor : 12.99g (10%RDA)
2. Energy drink, ROCKSTAR : 12.7g (10%RDA)
3. Energy drink, AMP : 12.08g (9%RDA)
4. Energy drink, FULL THROTTLE : 12.08g (9%RDA)
5. Energy Drink, Monster : 11.25g (9%RDA)
6. Energy drink, RED BULL, with added caffeine, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamins B6 and B12 : 10.94g (8%RDA)
7. Sports drink, COCA-COLA, POWERADE, lemon-lime flavored, ready-to-drink : 7.84g (6%RDA)
8. Sports drink, PEPSICO QUAKER GATORADE, GATORADE, original, fruit-flavored, ready-to-drink. Now called ?G performance O 2?. : 6.43g (5%RDA)
9. Sports drink, fruit-flavored, low calorie, ready-to-drink : 3g (2%RDA)
10. Sports drink, Gatorade G2, low calorie : 1.94g (1%RDA)

Following on from the ten top energy drinks items or products containing carbs we have a more comprehensive break down of Energy drink, AMP, and the highest item containing carbs which is Energy drink, VAULT, citrus flavor. We also give a comparison of average values, median values and lowest values along with a comparison with other food groups and assess the effects of storage and preparation on the 15 types of energy drinks.

At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 15 different types of energy drinks based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes), providing a comprehensive analysis of the carbs content in energy drinks.

Energy drink, AMP - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Energy drink, AMP should be considered along with the carbs content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Beverages.Other important and carbs related nutrients are Sugar, Calories, Protein and Fat. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Sugar is 12.08 g (13% RDA), the amount of Calories is 46 kcal (2% RDA), the amount of Protein is 0.25 g and the amount of Fat is 0.08 g. The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Sugar, Calories, Protein and Fat is shown in the RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the carbs levels in energy drinks.

carbs and nutrition facts in energy drinks per 100g

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Energy drink, AMP has a nutritional value score of 13 out of 100.Comparing the carbs content and the nutritional density in 100g for Energy drink, AMP; We class this as a medium to low carbs content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a low nutritional density value.

Comparing carbs in energy drinks vs pasta

The amount of carbs in pasta is 25 g per 100g.As carbs percentage of the RDA this is 19 %. Comparing with Energy drink, AMP, in 100g contains 12.08 g of carbs. As a percentage of the RDA this is 9 %. Therefore, pasta has 12.92 g more carbs than Energy drink, AMP. In terms of carbs percentage this is 107 % more carbs. Pasta has an overall nutritional value score of 14 out of 100, whereas Energy drink, AMP has a nutritional value score of 13 out of 100.

The highest content of carbs in the food items under the general description or type of energy drinks, is Energy drink, VAULT, citrus flavor with 12.99 g of carbs per 100g. Comparing pasta with Energy drink, VAULT, citrus flavor; pasta has 12.01 g more carbs than Energy drink, VAULT, citrus flavor. In terms of carbs percentage this is 92 % more carbs.

Amount of carbs per 100 Calories

100 calories of energy drink, AMP is a serving size of 2.17 g, and the amount of Carbohydrate is 26.26 g (19.57% RDA). Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Protein, in 100 Calories are as follows; Sugar 26.26 g (28.26% RDA), Protein 0.54 g (0% RDA), Fat 0.17 g (0% RDA). This is shown in the carbs RDA percentage chart below, based on 100 Calories, along with the other important nutrients and macro nutrients. carbs and nutrition facts in energy drinks per 100 calories

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 serving (or 240 g)

For the food Energy drink, AMP the typical serving size is 1 serving (or 240 g) which contains 28.99 g of Carbohydrate. The carbs percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 22 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 4.5 servings of the typical serving size 1 serving (or 240 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Sugar content is 28.99 g, the Calories content is 110.4 kcal, the Protein content is 0.6 g and the Fat content is 0.19 g. The percentages are shown below in the carbs chart, for the typical serving of carbs and the related and important nutritional values.carbs and nutritional content in energy drinks

Macronutrients in Energy drink, AMP


The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food described above is measured in grams per 100g and grams in a typical serving size (in this case 1 serving or 240 g), although it is also useful to give the number of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrate which are the most important macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. The total calories from carbohydrate is 116.0 (kcal).From protein the number of calories is 2.4 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 1.7 (kcal).carbs, calories and nutritional content in energy drinks

Grams of carbs in energy drinks (per 100g)

This list of 15 types of energy drinks, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Energy drink, VAULT, citrus flavor through to Sports drink, Powerade Zero Ion4, calorie-free, assorted flavors where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional carbs content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how many carbs in energy drinks.

The list below gives the total carbs content in the 15 items from the general description 'energy drinks' each of which show the carbs amount as well as Sugar, Calories, Protein and Fat. Below, is the top 15 food items shown in the carbs chart. This gives a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

energy drinks carbs per 100g

The corresponding nutritional value for energy drinks based on our density score out of 100 (ranked by the amount of carbs per 100g) is shown in the below nutritional density chart. energy drinks carbs per 100g

The corresponding Calories for energy drinks ranked by the amount of carbs per 100g is shown below in the energy drinks calories chart. energy drinks carbs per 100g

Average Content for energy drinks

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of carbs contained in 100g of energy drinks, based on the list below of 15 different items under the general description of energy drinks, is 6.29 g of carbs. This average value corresponds to 4.84 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Sugar is 5.56 g, the average amount of Calories is 25.00 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 0.13 g and the average amount of Fat is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Carbohydrate is found in Sports drink, PEPSICO QUAKER GATORADE, GATORADE, original, fruit-flavored, ready-to-drink. Now called ?G performance O 2?. which in 100g contains 6.43 g of Carbohydrate. This corresponds to 5 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Sugar is 5.24 g, the amount of Calories is 26 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0 g and the amount of Fat is 0 g.

Highest carbs Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 15 different energy drinks nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of carbs is found in Energy drink, VAULT, citrus flavor which contains 12.99 g of carbs per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 10 %. For this 100g serving the Sugar content is 12.99 g, the Calories content is 49 kcal, the Protein content is 0 g, the Fat content is 0 g. chart to show highest carbs in energy drinks per 100g

The lowest amount of carbs in 100g is in Sports drink, Powerade Zero Ion4, calorie-free, assorted flavors which contains 0 g. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 0 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Sugar is 0 g, the amount of Calories is 0 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0 g, the amount of Fat is 0 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a carbs range of 12.99 g per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 12.99 g for Sugar, 49 kcal for Calories, 0 g for Protein, 0 g for Fat.

Highest Amount of carbs per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high carbs foods in your diet. For example 100g of Energy drink, AMP contains 12.08 g of carbs. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the carbs nutritional content.

The food with the highest carbs content per typical serving is Energy drink, VAULT, citrus flavor which contains 31.96 g in 8 fl oz (1 serving) (or 246 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 25 %. For this serving the Sugar content is 31.96 g, the Calories content is 120.54 kcal, the Protein content is 0 g and the Fat content is 0 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing carbs which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of high carbs foods.


Energy drinks List, carbs Content per 100g

1. Energy drink, VAULT, citrus flavor - Carbohydrate
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Beverages
  Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Sugar
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  12.99 g (10%)12.99 g (14%)49 kcal (2%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 8 fl oz (1 serving) (or 246g):
   31.96 g (25%) 31.96 g (36%) 120.54 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 31g):
  4.03 g (3%) 4.03 g (4%) 15.19 kcal (1%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%)
2. Energy drink, ROCKSTAR - Carbohydrate
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Beverages
  Carbohydrate Sugar Calories Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  12.7 g (10%)12.26 g (14%)58 kcal (3%)0.22 g (0%)0.34 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving (1 NLEA serving and 8 fl oz) (or 240g):
   30.48 g (23%) 29.42 g (33%) 139.2 kcal (7%) 0.53 g (1%) 0.82 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 31g):
  3.94 g (3%) 3.8 g (4%) 17.98 kcal (1%) 0.07 g (0%) 0.11 g (0%)
3. Energy drink, AMP - Carbohydrate
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Beverages
  Carbohydrate Sugar Calories Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  12.08 g (9%)12.08 g (13%)46 kcal (2%)0.08 g (0%)0.25 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving (or 240g):
   28.99 g (22%) 28.99 g (32%) 110.4 kcal (6%) 0.19 g (0%) 0.6 g (1%)
4. Energy drink, FULL THROTTLE - Carbohydrate
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Beverages
  Carbohydrate Sugar Calories Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  12.08 g (9%)12.08 g (13%)46 kcal (2%)0.08 g (0%)0.25 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving 8 fluid oz (or 240g):
   28.99 g (22%) 28.99 g (32%) 110.4 kcal (6%) 0.19 g (0%) 0.6 g (1%)
5. Energy Drink, Monster - Carbohydrate
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Beverages
  Carbohydrate Sugar Calories Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  11.25 g (9%)11.25 g (13%)42 kcal (2%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving (or 240g):
   27 g (21%) 27 g (30%) 100.8 kcal (5%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%)
6. Energy drink, RED BULL, with added caffeine, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamins B6 and B12 - Carbohydrate
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Beverages
  Carbohydrate Sugar Calories Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  10.94 g (8%)10.06 g (11%)45 kcal (2%)0.08 g (0%)0.25 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 can 8.4 fl oz (or 258g):
   28.23 g (22%) 25.95 g (29%) 116.1 kcal (6%) 0.21 g (0%) 0.65 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can 12 fl oz (or 369g):
  40.37 g (31%) 37.12 g (41%) 166.05 kcal (8%) 0.3 g (0%) 0.92 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can 16 fl oz (or 492g):
  53.82 g (41%) 49.5 g (55%) 221.4 kcal (11%) 0.39 g (1%) 1.23 g (2%)
7. Sports drink, COCA-COLA, POWERADE, lemon-lime flavored, ready-to-drink - Carbohydrate
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Beverages
  Carbohydrate Sugar Calories Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  7.84 g (6%)6.11 g (7%)32 kcal (2%)0.05 g (0%)0 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 fl oz (or 30.5g):
   2.39 g (2%) 1.86 g (2%) 9.76 kcal (0%) 0.02 g (0%) 0 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 8 fl oz (or 244g):
  19.13 g (15%) 14.91 g (17%) 78.08 kcal (4%) 0.12 g (0%) 0 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 12 fl oz (or 365g):
  28.62 g (22%) 22.3 g (25%) 116.8 kcal (6%) 0.18 g (0%) 0 g (0%)
8. Sports drink, PEPSICO QUAKER GATORADE, GATORADE, original, fruit-flavored, ready-to-drink. Now called ?G performance O 2?. - Carbohydrate
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Beverages
  Carbohydrate Sugar Calories Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  6.43 g (5%)5.24 g (6%)26 kcal (1%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 fl oz (or 30.5g):
   1.96 g (2%) 1.6 g (2%) 7.93 kcal (0%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 8 fl oz (or 244g):
  15.69 g (12%) 12.79 g (14%) 63.44 kcal (3%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 bottle (or 609g):
  39.16 g (30%) 31.91 g (35%) 158.34 kcal (8%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%)
9. Sports drink, fruit-flavored, low calorie, ready-to-drink - Carbohydrate
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Beverages
  Carbohydrate Sugar Calories Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  3 g (2%)0 g (0%)11 kcal (1%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (8 fl oz) (or 240g):
   7.2 g (6%) 0 g (0%) 26.4 kcal (1%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 fl oz (or 30g):
  0.9 g (1%) 0 g (0%) 3.3 kcal (0%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%)
10. Sports drink, Gatorade G2, low calorie - Carbohydrate
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Beverages
  Carbohydrate Sugar Calories Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.94 g (1%)1.3 g (1%)8 kcal (0%)0.01 g (0%)0.05 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 8 fl oz (or 237g):
   4.6 g (4%) 3.08 g (3%) 18.96 kcal (1%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.12 g (0%)
11. Energy drink, AMP, sugar free - Carbohydrate
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Beverages
  Carbohydrate Sugar Calories Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.03 g (1%)0 g (0%)2 kcal (0%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving 8 fl oz (or 240g):
   2.47 g (2%) 0 g (0%) 4.8 kcal (0%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%)
12. Energy drink, RED BULL, sugar free, with added caffeine, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamins B6 and B12 - Carbohydrate
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Beverages
  Carbohydrate Sugar Calories Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.7 g (1%)0 g (0%)5 kcal (0%)0.08 g (0%)0.25 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving 8.3 fl oz can (or 250g):
   1.75 g (1%) 0 g (0%) 12.5 kcal (1%) 0.2 g (0%) 0.63 g (1%)
13. Energy drink, ROCKSTAR, sugar free - Carbohydrate
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Beverages
  Carbohydrate Sugar Calories Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.7 g (1%)0 g (0%)4 kcal (0%)0.08 g (0%)0.25 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 8 fl oz (1 serving) (or 240g):
   1.68 g (1%) 0 g (0%) 9.6 kcal (0%) 0.19 g (0%) 0.6 g (1%)
14. Energy drink, VAULT Zero, sugar-free, citrus flavor - Carbohydrate
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Beverages
  Carbohydrate Sugar Calories Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.7 g (1%)0 g (0%)1 kcal (0%)0.08 g (0%)0.25 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving (8 fl oz) (or 246g):
   1.72 g (1%) 0 g (0%) 2.46 kcal (0%) 0.2 g (0%) 0.62 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 12 fl oz (or 360g):
  2.52 g (2%) 0 g (0%) 3.6 kcal (0%) 0.29 g (0%) 0.9 g (2%)
15. Sports drink, Powerade Zero Ion4, calorie-free, assorted flavors - Carbohydrate
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Beverages
  Carbohydrate Sugar Calories Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0 g (0%)0 g (0%)0 kcal (0%)0 g (0%)0 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 8 fl oz (or 237g):
   0 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 0 kcal (0%) 0 g (0%) 0 g (0%)






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