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Coca-Cola Launches New ‘Healthy’ Coke [VIDEO]
Daily Caller ^ | 6-11-14 | Julia Dent

Posted on 06/11/2014 6:05:30 PM PDT by kingattax

Coca-Cola is launching its first new drink in eight years: Coca-Cola Life.

Sporting a green label, the new drink is said to contain a third less calories and sugar, according to the Daily Mail.

It will be sweetened with sugar and stevia leaf extract and will only have 89 calories.

Despite the reduction of sugar and the green label (because adding a green label means it’s natural), Coca-Cola Life will still contain 25 percent of the amount of sugar a person should consume in one day in just one can. Coca-Cola said this new drink is part of an initiative for people to lead healthier lives.

According to Metro, Coca-Cola Life will pilot in Argentina and Chile and then be sold in the United Kingdom in September.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Food
KEYWORDS: coke; colawars; nutrition
Yawn
1 posted on 06/11/2014 6:05:30 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

Healthy Coke?? I don’t drink oxymorons. I drink Diet Coke. I want all my required chemicals and preservatives for each day in one can.


2 posted on 06/11/2014 6:09:50 PM PDT by xkaydet65 (.You have never tasted freedom, else you would know it is purchased not with gold but with steel)
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To: kingattax

This sounds like a joke.


3 posted on 06/11/2014 6:11:56 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: kingattax

All of the sugar substitutes taste like crap. Stevia is no exception. however if the cut it with real sugar and it tastes like a regular cole then I will buy it. But I will not grow to like it like saccharine, aspartame, or neotame.


4 posted on 06/11/2014 6:12:57 PM PDT by Ouderkirk (To the left, everything must evidence that this or that strand of leftist theory is true)
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To: kingattax

Coke is pushing amnesty. I’ve been a coke and diet coke drinker all my life. The last one I bought was the day I found out they were backing amnesty.


5 posted on 06/11/2014 6:13:28 PM PDT by McGavin999
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To: McGavin999

It’s good business sense. Latinos drink a big pile of Coke with real sugar.


6 posted on 06/11/2014 6:15:22 PM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: kingattax

There hasn’t been sugar in Coke for years. Its all high fructose corn syrup.


7 posted on 06/11/2014 6:16:23 PM PDT by Old Flat Toad (Pima County, home of the single vehicle accident with 40 victims.)
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To: kingattax

New New Coke.


8 posted on 06/11/2014 6:17:09 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (The VA - same government incompetence as the TSA but with less molestation.)
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To: kingattax

The Coke Museum has samples of the different flavors sold around the world. Some of that stuff is nasty.


9 posted on 06/11/2014 6:17:13 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Ouderkirk
"All of the sugar substitutes taste like crap"

You haven't tried xylitol, have you? I use it, and can't tell any taste difference from sugar.

10 posted on 06/11/2014 6:18:11 PM PDT by Aarchaeus (V)
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To: xkaydet65

Oh, try Coke Zero with a nice dose of your favorite whiskey, it is SOOO much better. :)


11 posted on 06/11/2014 6:22:54 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: xkaydet65
I drink Diet Coke.

Please stop.

You are consuming toxins.

12 posted on 06/11/2014 6:24:16 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: kingu

Maybe...but what a waste of good whiskey.


13 posted on 06/11/2014 6:25:09 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: kingattax

I like Diet Rite. Zero cals, zero carbs, zero fat, zero sodium, zero caffeine, zero aspartame, sweetened with sucralose. $1 for a 2 liter bottle @ Wally.


14 posted on 06/11/2014 6:27:03 PM PDT by upchuck (... honesty is the never-ending rehearsal for those who want to be the friends of God...)
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To: AppyPappy

Great, so they can do business in Mexico and Guatemala to make up for all the Americans who won’t drink their crap anymore.


15 posted on 06/11/2014 6:29:38 PM PDT by McGavin999
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To: kingattax

Nova.


16 posted on 06/11/2014 6:30:59 PM PDT by moovova
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To: McGavin999

“Coke is pushing amnesty. I’ve been a coke and diet coke drinker all my life. The last one I bought was the day I found out they were backing amnesty.”

I have banned it from my house because it is pro abortion.


17 posted on 06/11/2014 6:31:00 PM PDT by kitkat (STORM HEAVEN WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY)
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To: McGavin999

“Coke is pushing amnesty. I’ve been a coke and diet coke drinker all my life. The last one I bought was the day I found out they were backing amnesty.”

I won’t allow it in the house because Coke is pro abortion.


18 posted on 06/11/2014 6:32:47 PM PDT by kitkat (STORM HEAVEN WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY)
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To: kingattax

Amstel light 95 calories.


19 posted on 06/11/2014 6:33:25 PM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Old Flat Toad
There hasn’t been sugar in Coke for years. Its all high fructose corn syrup.

The only 'regular' Coke we ever purchase is Kosher Coke, there's a K in a circle on top of the cap, and is made with cane sugar. And if you dare it, the Coke made in Mexico is still made with cane sugar and widely available.

20 posted on 06/11/2014 6:34:59 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: Aarchaeus

“You haven’t tried xylitol, have you? I use it, and can’t tell any taste difference from sugar.”

What will you do when one leg get’s shorter than the other in five years though?

(grin)


21 posted on 06/11/2014 6:38:16 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: kitkat
I won’t allow it in the house because Coke is pro abortion.

Where'd you come up with that?

22 posted on 06/11/2014 6:40:15 PM PDT by steve86 ( Acerbic by nature, not nurture)
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To: kingattax

Made with brown sugar?


23 posted on 06/11/2014 6:41:58 PM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: kingattax

The only use I have for Coke is to clean the toilet bowl.


24 posted on 06/11/2014 6:43:04 PM PDT by doug from upland (Obama and the leftists - destroying our country one day at a time)
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To: AppyPappy

The Cokes from Mexico are indeed superior to what we have here. I suspect they use real sugar in Mexico, and use something different here in the U.S. I also greatly enjoy the other sodas they produce, like the apple sodas. Luckily, I can buy some right here in South Texas without having to travel.


25 posted on 06/11/2014 6:44:08 PM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans (I mostly come out at night... mostly.)
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To: kingattax

Stevia is still highly processed, and because of that it could be argued that real sugar is better for you than this stuff. In addition to the artificial flavors and colors, there is no “health” factor with this marketing gimmick.


26 posted on 06/11/2014 6:48:22 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: central_va

18 yr Glenlivet about 5 calories


27 posted on 06/11/2014 6:55:09 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Aarchaeus
You haven't tried xylitol, have you?

As a strict aside, please note that veterinarians have determined that xylitol is a powerful poison to dogs (perhaps cats, too, I just don't remember whether they are included). Don't let them sip it.

28 posted on 06/11/2014 7:04:19 PM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: kingattax

Stevia gives both Mrs. Catnipman and myself vicious headaches within minutes of consumption. We tried different bands and concentrations thinking perhaps it was a matter of contaminates or refinement. Same result in all cases: instant killer headaches. A bit of research shows such headaches are not an uncommon reaction to Stevia. Bad stuff in our book.


29 posted on 06/11/2014 7:08:14 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: OldPossum

“perhaps cats, too, I just don’t remember whether they are included”

I googled it: equally toxic for cats, probably more so since the LD50 dose would so much smaller cats.


30 posted on 06/11/2014 7:12:10 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: kingattax

and if you are prone to migraine headaches, stay AWAY from Stevia.


31 posted on 06/11/2014 8:10:48 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: doug from upland

Diet sodas made with aspartame/Nutrasweet lose their sweetness after a few months. I rarely drink sodas. I dump the expired ones in the toilet to clean it.


32 posted on 06/11/2014 8:17:16 PM PDT by toothfairy86
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To: kingattax

Mexican coke is much better than this garbage from America.


33 posted on 06/11/2014 8:30:10 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: toothfairy86

I quit sodas probably 15 years ago.


34 posted on 06/11/2014 9:41:32 PM PDT by doug from upland (Obama and the leftists - destroying our country one day at a time)
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To: kingattax

If they really want to get people excited and drive up sales all they have to do is put the coke back in Coke.


35 posted on 06/11/2014 9:46:04 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Aarchaeus

I like xylitol...but you don’t see it (in products) anywhere these days, so I simply forgot about it.

Aspartame seems to rule the roost.


36 posted on 06/12/2014 11:45:30 AM PDT by Ouderkirk (To the left, everything must evidence that this or that strand of leftist theory is true)
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To: Old Flat Toad

Cleveland Coke is made with sugar. Always has been. You do have to check the labels still asnot all Coke sold is Cleveland comes from Cleveland.


37 posted on 06/12/2014 2:58:03 PM PDT by Eepsy
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