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Soda sucks

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I had a half glass of Coke today and threw the remainder down the drain. The sickening natural sweeteners are exceeded only by the more sickening diet sweeteners. Soft drinks are the #1 source of caloric intake in the US, around $57 billion annually. Why the attraction to this crap? How can it possibly go well with a meal?

    1. re: thew

      Obviously a non-starter for me. You are welcome to my share.

      1. re: Veggo

        i don;t really like it myself. but i understand why others might.

    2. Well, now I realize why I mostly go to places that serve beer. :)

        1. re: ferret

          No, but the first in 3-4 years, to see if anything has changed, it or me.

          1. re: Veggo

            I bought a 4-pack (too expensive for 6) of mandarin orange fair trade certified organic soda and it didn't taste much different from Fanta.

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            1. re: linguafood

              now *that* sounds like my kind of beverage...assuming it's not sweetened artificially, of course ;)