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April 27th, 2007


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10:22 pm - A potable oxymoron
Just tried the newest variety of Coca-Cola -- Diet Coke Plus.

"Plus what?" one might ask. Plus vitamins and minerals -- according to the label, one 8 ounce serving provides 15% of one's daily requirement of niacin, as well as 15% of B6, 12% of B12, 10% of magnesium and 10% of zinc. Since I drank my usual 20 oz. bottle, I satisfied about a third of my need for these B vitamins and a quarter for those minerals. And it tasted the same as regular Diet Coke, which I guzzle quite a bit of, so I can now feel virtuous while I consume junk health junk food.
Current Mood: thirstythirsty
Current Music: "Eruption" by Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
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From:asa_brarian
Date:April 28th, 2007 07:44 am (UTC)
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Oh no! that seems so wrong.
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From:chiralove
Date:May 5th, 2007 08:42 pm (UTC)
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I've been wondering about that stuff ...

I mean, it's great to get vitamins and things, but the ad campaign makes it seem as though it's actually healthy when it is still junk food, really. So, I dunno.

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