The carbonation really does a number leeching out minerals, especially when combined with the fact that many sodas are made with distilled water (which can also pull minerals from the body). So add that in on top of the fake sugars and/or high-fructose corn syrup....
SparklingJewel wrote: I really liked Dr. Pepper when it first came out..but as the years have passed and I became more health conscious, pop was the first thing to go...it hasn't been until that last couple of years that research has been given to the public and actions have been taken.
I am working on a hub with some of the research concerning soda pop.
I didn't drink pop for years.....but lately have succumbed to the lure of my all time favorite....ginger ale. I usually buy the all natural ones though with no artificial colors or flavors or chemicals. Of course it's still loaded with sugar. Mmmmmmm sugar......so bad yet so good.
But I have to say that my all-time favorite is the one I used to make when I was a little kid and my grandmother worked at the local soda fountain. She let me put all the syrups in myself and add the carbonated water. I always chose coke, chocolate, cherry, and vanilla. I know you can get this mix today in a bottle, but, it is not the same. I sure miss that soda!
Okay, I guess I'm the odd one here... While I don't drink soda often, it can be quite the hunt to get my fix. I'm a particular fan of Birch Beer. I do enjoy a good Jones from time to time though. I don't drink Jones as often as a good old fashoned birch beer, on account of all the crazy colorings Jones has. I donno, it just makes Jones seem like some sort of toxic material with how bright those colors are.
She acts like a crack addict, hiding it, spilling it a little in the break room. I just don't understand, how can this be? She has tried to stop before and can't. I wonder what other crazy addictions do people...