16/09/2016 8:17 AM AEST | Updated 17/09/2016 3:06 PM AEST

Want To Quit Soft Drink? Use These Tips

A bottle of Mountain Dew contains 77 grams of sugar.

Ryann Cooley
So sweet and delicious, but sadly not nutritious.

No one is denying that soft drink is delicious. Occasionally and part of a balanced diet there's nothing wrong with a glass of the bubbly stuff, though many of us drink it more than occasionally and often it'll take the place of good 'ole water.

There's a few key reasons why that's not ideal, cost and calories being two of them. A bottle of Mountain Dew contains 77 grams of sugar, while there are 52 grams in a bottle of Coke. When you consider that the World Health Organisation's recommended sugar intake for adults is 25 grams a day, well, you can join the dots.

We're not saying you should quit completely, but cutting down will make a big difference to your health and your wallet. First up, use the quiz below to work out if you're an occasional soft drink consumer or a heavy user. From there, use the clever tips to cut down...or quit!

Good luck!

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