Sugar Content Comparison and DrinkFit’s FruitFirst™ Smoothies


  • There are sugar types that don’t have nearly as much impact on blood glucose levels as white table sugar does.

  • Natural doesn’t mean healthy. Consume any sugar in moderation..

  • Stevia is the best alternative to table sugar because it’s natural, safe, has no calories, and has no known side effects. It is an ideal alternative for people with diabetes and weight loss goals.

  • Fructose, if taken to a minimum from the right sources, is a great option.

  • The one thing that sets DrinkFit apart from other smoothie shops is that we don’t use artificial sweeteners. We use only the natural sweetener stevia.

  • Fun Fact! We use the stevia leaf in our logo to represent what we stand for – healthy living!

Any sugar is unhealthy if the intake level is higher than what is recommended as safe
by the American Heart Association (AHA): Limit sugar to 6 teaspoons/25 grams/100
calories (women) and 9 teaspoons/36 grams/150 calories (men) each day.

Consuming The Right Amount

The human body needs sugar (glucose) for energy, but if you take in more than your body needs, you will gain weight since it gets stored as fat.

Suppose you’re trying to cut down on sugar in your diet. In that case, it’s best to do so gradually – for instance, if you like smoothies, try opting for reduced sizes or switching straight to a low-sugar version that contains only natural sweeteners like stevia.

Deceptive drinks like sodas and juices are the biggest causes of obesity in America. They are loaded with sugar and calories, but they don’t fill you up. If you are trying to lose weight or maintain your current weight, it is important to monitor how much you consume each day.

Natural ≠ Healthy

While it’s true that natural sugar is better for you than artificial sweeteners, it doesn’t mean that all natural sweeteners are good for you.

Natural sugars include honey, maple syrup, molasses, grape, and pear fruit concentrates. These sweeteners contain fructose (fruit sugar), which has been shown to raise blood pressure and lower HDL (high-density lipoprotein) also known as good cholesterol levels.

To avoid these negative effects, use natural sweeteners only in moderation.

Glucose vs Fructose: Getting It From the Right Source

Both glucose and fructose are sugars that can be found in food. They differ from one another in how quickly they raise blood sugar (glucose does so more quickly). Both types may contribute to health problems if consumed excessively or from the wrong sources.

If you get too much of either sugar from processed foods or sweetened beverages it can lead to weight gain, diabetes, and even heart disease.

Sugar Comparison

This report looked at DrinkFit and other popular smoothie chains, both wholesale and retail providers, analyzing their sugar and nutrition information. It found that some contain double the amount of the recommended daily intake of this sweet substance and calories for adults.


Average Sugar

We looked at three competitor brands of DrinkFit and found that, on average, each brand had 45g of sugar.

Wholesaler 3 has the highest amount of sugar in their products, using 72g per serving, which is nearly thrice the amount used by wholesaler 4 (28g). Wholesaler 2 also has a whopping 66g of sugar, still more than half the daily recommended intake of sugars in one drink!

DrinkFit, on the other hand, has always been low in sugar, so it doesn’t raise blood glucose levels or cause tooth decay.

Sugar per 16 Oz Cup

DrinkFit Nutrition Facts


BrandX Nutrition Facts

Brand X

BrandY Nutrition Facts

Brand Y

BrandZ Nutrition Facts

Brand Z

DrinkFit has the lowest sugar, 14g, which is less than half of what other wholesale brands contain in every 16oz cup. This can be attributed to the fact that DrinkFit has fruit as the first ingredient (FruitFirst™) and uses only stevia to sweeten our smoothies, while other brands use apple, pear, sugar cane, and other fruit juice concentrate, which are added sugar in disguise, highly processed with additives.

First Ingredient

Whether you’re watching you’re weight, trying to cut back on calories or living a healthy lifestyle, it’s essential to look…… Shopping tip! The ingredients listed on a food label are in order of prevalence, from most to least It’s worth checking out the ingredients list every time you buy a product because manufacturers can change their recipes without warning. And if there is an ingredient you don’t recognize (such as Reconstituted Fruit Juice, which is just another term for watered-down fruit juice), you can do your research.

We’re proud to have fruits as the first ingredient of our products, hence our trademark FruitFirst™. This means that you’ll get the sweet taste of your favorite fruits without any added sugar or artificial ingredients.


Sugar per 16 Oz Bottle

DrinkFit versus other brands sugar comparison
two cans of coke

Comparing brands in 16 oz servings, DrinkFit had the lowest sugar – 14g, while Retail 1, Retail 2, and Reatil 3 had 60g, 63g, and 28g, respectively. That’s like drinking two cans of soda!

First Ingredient

DrinkFit Ingredients


BrandX Ingredients

Brand X

BrandY Ingredients

Brand Y

DrinkFit, Brand X, and Brand Y all have fruit purees as their first ingredient, while Brand Y logged “2% milk”. The main reason why people choose DrinkFit over other brands is that our products are vegan-friendly. We use only natural, gluten-free, fat-free, soy-free, lactose-free, vegan, and Kosher ingredients, so anyone can enjoy our smoothies without worrying about their digestive system and moral position!


In a nutshell, this sweet crystalline substance is not bad. It’s just a matter of finding the right kind and consuming the right amount!

When looking for a sweet treat, it can be hard to avoid the allure of “natural” ingredients since there’s a lot of misinformation about what it means regarding beverages. But it’s important to remember that “natural” doesn’t mean healthy.

Some brands claim that they use all-natural ingredients in their smoothie, but what they don’t tell you is that those ingredients have been processed and refined so much that they’re no longer recognizable as the food they once were. The result? Artificial sweeteners and flavors, which are less healthy than real ingredients.

Here in DrinkFit, we keep it simple: just the good stuff.

We use only the best ingredients and don’t skimp on quality or quantity.

Our FruitFirst™ smoothies are made from real fruits and stevia as sweetener – only real ingredients that will give you the energy you need to get through your day without feeling weighed down by heavy sugars or artificial flavors.

Don’t be afraid to experiment with your diet—make the smart sugar consumption decision, and you’ll be fine!

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