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View Poll Results: What kind of soda do you drink?
Regular - Pepsi, Coke, 7-up, etc 7 30.43%
Diet 7 30.43%
Caffeine Free, Carb Free, and Sugar Free 4 17.39%
None 4 17.39%
Flavored - Vanilla Pepsi, Cherry Coke, etc 1 4.35%
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Old 02-28-2005, 01:09 AM   #1
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What kind of soda do you drink?

What kind of soda do you like to drink? I used to drink alot of Pepsi, but since I have had to cut out sugar, I have reduced the amount of sodas I drink. Also, I have switched to PepsiOne and SierraMist Free for when I get the urge to have a soda. Both which have no carbs, no caffeine, and no sugar (at least the real kind).

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Old 02-28-2005, 01:14 AM   #2
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I drink diet soda religiously...right now I can't get enough Diet Root Beer, Fresca, Diet Ruby Red Squirt, and Diet Cherry Vanilla Dr. Pepper.

But I read somewhere that Coke is going to make my favorite (that I haven't touched in 2 years) Classic Coke with Splenda!!! Woo-Hoo!!!!
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Old 02-28-2005, 01:25 AM   #3
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Diet Coke and Red Bull!!!!!!!
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Old 02-28-2005, 07:23 AM   #4
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I don't like any of the cola type drinks - even when I was a child, they were too 'gassy' for me 8)

I don't drink soft drinks very often - but when I do, I drink a local Scottish drink called Barr's Irn Bru (their slogan is 'Made in Scotland, from girders!)

http://www.irn-bru.co.uk/
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We never have pop (soda) in this house. We drink iced tea. I 've been through three tea makers in the last year
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Old 02-28-2005, 08:00 AM   #6
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i drink cotton club less sweet ginger ale more often than not.
caffeine-free pepsi and caffeine-free coke are really good, too.
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Old 02-28-2005, 11:07 AM   #7
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How do you all feel about diet drinks? I feel both are bad for you but if you just have to drink them I persaonally feel drinking something that has added chemicals in them is definitely something to be aware of. I don't like to throw cold water on this thread but just my opinion. I drink the soda that has been around all the time. They suppliers are trying to make you keep buying it so they adjust to your scheme of keeping slim. Anything that has been altered may not be the best. I just feel too many chemicals allowed is more than the body can keep up with. Margerine is one of many I pass up. I drink tea, coke, Red Bull, and water. I am not perfect the way I would like but try to be cautious of overdoing anything. Unless I am upset. Then who cares?
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Old 02-28-2005, 01:44 PM   #8
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You guys are killing yourselves! Nearly all those soft drinks contain Aspartame - especially the "sugar-free" ones.

The reason it is so widely used is that it is cheaper than sugar, NOT because it is more "healthy"!

I quote "Aspartame is, by far, the most dangerous substance on the market that is added to foods."

For further details see:

http://www.curezone.com/foods/aspartame.html

and:

http://www.liquidtodd.com/newsandviews/bittersweet.html

or enter "Aspartame" into Google (or your seach engine of choice).

I would rather rain on the parade of this thread than let folks damage their health for want of friendly advice.
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I would rather rain on the parade of this thread than let folks damage their health for want of friendly advice.

keen kook, do I appreciate your comment. You are so wise. That is exactly why I wrote it. My son does berate me when I tell him I want to 'try' it. He seems to get so angry that he tells me to tape my mouth shut if I don't want to eat right. He is so adament about health. Probably sees too many people overweight and simply their own fault. Aspartame is the chemical I was talking about. There are others too numerous to mention. Rather than drink anything all the time, I remind myself to drink water in between. We don't even drink low fat milk due to the fact he believes it is altered in wrong way. Also read that if you melt butter and add equal amount of olive oil much better than just pure butter.

Thanks again for supporting what I said.
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huge pepsi drinker here.
lately it's been diet pepsi.
but pepsi none the less
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