Monster Energy Drinks can increase energy levels and prevent fatigue. The recommended serving size for a Monster Energy Drink is 8 ounces. When buying any energy drink, make sure to read the label to determine the calories and other nutrition information.
A can of Monster Energy Drink is typically 16 ounces and contains 220 calories. One serving, or half the can, contains 110 calories.
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One can of Monster Energy Drink contains 54 grams of sugar, or more than 13 teaspoons. Also, the beverage contains 360 milligrams of sodium, which is about one-fourth of the recommended daily amount, according to the American Heart Association. Each can contains about 160 milligrams of caffeine, which equals a cup of coffee. Monster Energy Drinks are also rich in B vitamins, with an 8-ounce serving providing 100 percent of the daily value of vitamins B2, B3, B-6 and B-12, based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
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