Sugar Free Energy Drink Chart
A chart that outlines the popular sugar free energy drinks and which artificial sweetener is used, so you know what to look for when you are peering into the cooler for a sugar free energy drink.
This chart does not include energy shots as they are almost always sugar free anyway.
Also, several natural sugar free energy drinks are beginning to appear in the marketplace. These generally use stevia or sugar alcohols and some are included in the list below.
Popular Diet Energy Drinks
|Drink Name||Caffeine (mg/can)||Sweetener type|
|Rockstar sugar-free||160||Ace-K, Sucralose|
|Rockstar Pink||120||Ace-K, Sucralose|
|Monster Zero Ultra||135||Sucralose, Ace-K|
|Rockstar zero-carb||240||Ace-K, Sucralose|
|Monster lo carb||160||Sucralose, Ace-K|
|No Fear sugar free||154||Sucralose, Ace-K|
|Red Bull sugar free||80||Ace-K, Aspartame|
|Crunk sugar free||200||Sucralose|
|Sobe Adrenaline Rush sugar free||152||Sucralose, Ace-K|
|Venom low-carb||160||Sucralose, Ace-K|
|XS Energy (all flavors)||83||Ace-K, Sucralose|
|Full Throttle||144||Sucralose, Ace-K, Saccharin|
|Lady Pink||?||Sucralose, Ace-K|
|Amp sugar free||160||Sucralose, Ace-K|
|Guru Lite||125||Cane Juice, Stevia, Luo han guo juice|
|Xyience Xenergy (full line)||200||Sucralose, Ace-K|
|Redline RTD & Princess||250||Sucralose|
|BAWLS Exxtra||150||Sucralose, Ace-K|
|Hype Enlite||80||Sugar, Sucralose, Ace-K|
|Monster Absolutely Zero||135||Sucralose, Ace k and Erythritoll|
|Monster Ultra Pink||135||Sucralose, Ace-K|
|Celsius Energy Drink||200||Sucralose|
|Liquid Ice Sugar Free||80||Sucralose|
|Wave Sugar Free||?||Aspartame, Ace-K|
|Red Bull Total Zero||80||Aspartame, Sucralose, Ace-K|
|NOS Sugar Free||260||Sucralose, Ace-K|
|Cintron Tropical Azul||170||Sucralose, Ace-K|
|Roaring Lion Zero||161||Stevia|
The diet beverage market has been growing. In fact, last year Diet Coke and Coke Zero both found their way into the top ten soda’s according to sales.
The same is true with diet energy drinks since more and more consumers are becoming aware of the dangers of sugar filled beverages.
As you see above, most sugar free energy drinks use the standard artificial sweeteners with the exception being Guru who is marketing some natural low calorie sweeteners. Sucralose a.k.a. “Splenda” has been getting some bad press lately, so who knows if that will cause other companies to go the more natural route as well if consumers begin shunning sucralose the way they did aspartame and saccharin which were previously used in sugar free energy drinks.
Stevia based sugar free drinks are also becoming more popular. This natural sugar is being marketed as a better alternative to artificial sweeteners.
Time will tell if the trend eventually filters into big brands like Monster and Rockstar.