Sprite

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Perhaps this just goes to show how often I drink pop… But when did Sprite stop being called pop or soda and become a “sparkling beverage?”

Doesn’t sparkling beverage mean wine?

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Cplus versus Orange Crush

Sunday, March 30, 2008

Ah, the epic battle. Actually it’s not much of a battle. Cplus sucks, and here’s why.

It’s got Benzene! …Or at least it did. Benzene is a carcinogenic chemical that can be formed by the breakdown of two other chemicals sometimes found together in pop: benzoate salts and ascorbic acid. Luckily someone at Health Canada’s got our back.

According to the packaging, Cplus contains 5% real Sunkist fruit juice, aka orange juice. OJ is a well known source of vitamin C. So why is it that the Nutrition Facts reveal that Cplus contains 0% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C? Which part of the orange juice did they include? Obviously not the nutritious part…

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