Coca-Cola Launches Anti-Obesity Ad

My Bariatric Life Health Guide February 18, 2013
  •   Coming Together       Coca-Cola remains under fire for producing unhealthy beverages that have fueled the obesity epidemic owing to its high calorie content from high fructose corn syrup (HFCS).   Coca-Cola Fights Back   The Coca-Cola Company is the world&rs...

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  • Hoopers Judge
    Feb. 19, 2013

    Love that headline because it makes complete sense. I drank Coke as a kid -- and other sodas too but Coke was certainly my fave! I later switched to diet Coke in my teens so that I could lose weight. Nowadays, I do not drink beverages that contain artifical sweetners or HFCS or sugar. I really like the recipes for flavoring water that you have in the linked...

    RHMLucky777

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    Love that headline because it makes complete sense. I drank Coke as a kid -- and other sodas too but Coke was certainly my fave! I later switched to diet Coke in my teens so that I could lose weight. Nowadays, I do not drink beverages that contain artifical sweetners or HFCS or sugar. I really like the recipes for flavoring water that you have in the linked article!

     

    I wonder why the Coca-Cola Company does not use its own Truvia as a sweetener in their low and zero calorie beverages???

    • Hoopers Judge
      Feb. 19, 2013

      BTW the headline I refer to is "Soda is contraindicated for weight loss!!!" It seems to have been excluded from my comment.

    • My Bariatric Life
      Health Guide
      Feb. 20, 2013

      Good question! I will ask @CocaColaCo on Twitter about using Truvia in their sodas. Thta said, I still do not recommend soda as part of a healthy diet. Nor have I researched Truvia to learn about its safety profile. I do know that it is not pure stevia, so that immediately raises concern for me.