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How Much Caffeine Is in Diet Doc Soda (Doc Zero Sugar)? Complete Breakdown!

doc zero sugar soda

Caffeine (serving: 12 fl oz)
60 mg
Caffeine (mg / fl oz)
Caffeine strength

Whether you get your caffeine through a morning cup of Joe or a soda, it’s best to know how much caffeine your particular brand carries before drinking it.

There are quite a few sodas on the market that provide a jolt of energy to get you through the day, and Diet Doc Soda is becoming a fan favorite. It has 60 milligrams of caffeine, which means it contains a moderate amount compared to other brands. In the article below, we’ll tell you more about this soda, its caffeine content, and how it compares to other sodas.

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Comparison to Other Sodas

Diet Doc Soda has 60 milligrams of caffeine; as you can see, it lands at the midway point compared to other beverages.

  • Pepsi One: 58 mg
  • Diet Coke: 46 mg
  • Diet RC: 47.3 mg
  • Diet Cherry Pepsi: 35 mg
  • Diet Pepsi: 35 mg
  • Coke Zero: 34 mg
  • Bang Energy: 300 mg
  • Starbucks Triple Shot Energy: 225 mg
  • Red Bull: 80 mg
  • Coca Cola Classic: 34 mg

Diet Doc Soda has more caffeine than most soft drinks but much less than energy drinks.

soda in a glass with ice
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What Is Doc Cola?

Diet Doc Cola, also called Doc Zero Sugar, is a soft drink that has been described as a Dr. Pepper/Coca-Cola hybrid. It’s found mainly in the Midwest and is distributed by the Pepsico Bottler. Doc Colas has 24 flavors to choose from, and the black cherry flavor is the company’s entry into the sports beverage market. You can find Doc Cola mainly on Amazon and retailers in the Midwest.

While it only contains moderate amounts of caffeine, try to consume the cola in moderation. If you have caffeine sensitivity, it’s best to refrain from drinking beverages that contain caffeine.

Best Drinks for Energy Without Caffeine

When you have a caffeine sensitivity but still need that energy boost to get you through the day, here’s a list of the best alternatives we’ve found below.

  • Coconut water
  • Beetroot juice
  • Take Vitamin B12
  • Kombucha
  • Acai Berry
homemade kombucha with ginger and cinnamon
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Wrap Up

Diet Doc Soda is a popular beverage with a moderate amount of caffeine. It has much less of the stimulant than energy drinks, but it is higher in caffeine than most sodas. However, if you have caffeine sensitivity, it’s still not the best choice for you. Instead, try one of our alternatives to see if it provides a comparable level of energy.

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Ollie Jones

Oliver (Ollie) Jones is a zoologist and freelance writer living in South Australia. Originally from the US, he thought he loved coffee before his big move down under, but his discovery of the flat white and the cafe on every corner has taken his coffee passion to a whole new level. He's so excited to share his knowledge and experience with readers worldwide (and keep testing coffee drinks while he's at it).

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