Beverages can span a variety of consumable liquids, including water, alcohol, and soda. Many beverages contain nutrients that people need for good health, although just as many beverages contain high quantities of sugar and caffeine and should be consumed in moderation.
Some of the most popular beverages found in this category include:Alcoholic beverages, Fruit juices (including V8 varieties), Energy drinks, Soda, Blended waters, Milk (including varieties like soy, almond, and rice) and Cocoa.
As noted, many kinds of beverages, especially sodas, contain high amounts of sugar, artificial coloring, and caffeine. Other beverages can benefit one's health by offering a person nutrients like: Vitamin C, Calcium, Protein, Vitamin B6 and Fiber.
In particular, fruit juices like orange juice and apple juice contain high levels of Vitamin C, while dairy beverages have calcium and protein in them.