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tammywammy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-20-10 12:28 PM
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18. LOL
That's just carbonated water. It when you add the sugars and other crap that makes it not so good for you. :)

On a side note, I've been trying out stevia, and they have flavored kinds. Someone recommended to me adding like the vanilla flavor to soda water.
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  -Add diet soda to the list of things to avoid while pregnant ensho  Aug-20-10 11:19 AM   #0 
  - nobody should drink diet soda! and it should never enter a kid's body. It accumulates in your brain  Vincardog   Aug-20-10 11:22 AM   #1 
  - I do believe the brain is part of the body  ensho   Aug-20-10 11:35 AM   #2 
     - It is not one of the parts I want gummed up with indigestible goo  Vincardog   Aug-20-10 11:37 AM   #3 
        - Umm.. Which parts *do* you want gummed up with indigestible goo?  Fumesucker   Aug-20-10 11:39 AM   #5 
           - Let me rephrase "it is the part I least want gummed up with indigestible goo"  Vincardog   Aug-20-10 12:00 PM   #12 
              - indigestible goo gets pushed out the pooper.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Aug-20-10 12:03 PM   #13 
                 - The goo in diet beverages is not eliminated by the body it accumulates in the brain. Drink all you  Vincardog   Aug-20-10 12:32 PM   #19 
                    - If it gets out of the intestine, into the blood stream, and into the brain....  HiFructosePronSyrup   Aug-20-10 12:38 PM   #23 
                       - You can bath in it for all I care.  Vincardog   Aug-20-10 12:44 PM   #31 
                          - I'll be sure to avoid that dangerous hydroxic acid.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Aug-20-10 01:01 PM   #43 
  - My last soft drink was last Monday  Roland99   Aug-20-10 11:38 AM   #4 
  - I have gone two weeks without a diet soda  AsahinaKimi   Aug-20-10 11:41 AM   #6 
  - Simpson and Vail have a good selection of loose green tea  ensho   Aug-20-10 11:46 AM   #9 
     - Thats great but  AsahinaKimi   Aug-20-10 11:54 AM   #11 
  - Doctors told me this 15 years ago...  Phentex   Aug-20-10 11:42 AM   #7 
  - From the scientific paper  BadgerKid   Aug-20-10 11:45 AM   #8 
  - Pregnant women should also avoid correlating the causations.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Aug-20-10 11:47 AM   #10 
  - Everyone should avoid diet drinks  tammywammy   Aug-20-10 12:07 PM   #14 
  - I drink soda water. Please give me an exception.  hugo_from_TN   Aug-20-10 12:22 PM   #16 
  - LOL  tammywammy   Aug-20-10 12:28 PM   #18 
  - Try stevia. It's great in lieu of sugar and that artificial crap. nt  valerief   Aug-20-10 12:50 PM   #36 
  - Why do they have to call it diet soda when they really mean artificial sweetener?  valerief   Aug-20-10 12:20 PM   #15 
  - Why is stevia ok? Just because it is so called "natural"?  MattBaggins   Aug-20-10 12:25 PM   #17 
  - Stevia IS natural. It's from a plant, has been used for centuries, and is used all over the world.  valerief   Aug-20-10 12:38 PM   #22 
  - That is all true  MattBaggins   Aug-20-10 12:43 PM   #29 
  - You can use stevia as a diabetic  tammywammy   Aug-20-10 12:39 PM   #24 
     - Stevia tastes like ass  MattBaggins   Aug-20-10 12:39 PM   #26 
        - The Truvia brand doesn't "taste like ass." n/t  tammywammy   Aug-20-10 12:41 PM   #28 
        - There has been some poor quality stevia in the US but since  valerief   Aug-20-10 12:47 PM   #33 
  - When the media says "diet soda" they mean "OMG freak out, read our story!"  HiFructosePronSyrup   Aug-20-10 12:35 PM   #20 
     - And yet they COULD say artificial sweetener just as easily and get the same results.  valerief   Aug-20-10 12:39 PM   #25 
        - You're not interested in rational discussion.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Aug-20-10 12:43 PM   #30 
           - I don't get your point. Really. What was it? nt  valerief   Aug-20-10 12:47 PM   #34 
              - You see the cartoon I just posted?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Aug-20-10 12:59 PM   #41 
                 - What is your point? Can you say it in a sentence? nt  valerief   Aug-20-10 04:08 PM   #47 
  - Do Not be fooled by SUCRALOSE either  another saigon   Aug-20-10 12:37 PM   #21 
  - LOL  HiFructosePronSyrup   Aug-20-10 12:40 PM   #27 
  - You can have my Splenda when you pry it from my cold dead hands  MattBaggins   Aug-20-10 12:45 PM   #32 
  - Cigarette smokers have said something like that, too. nt  valerief   Aug-20-10 12:49 PM   #35 
  - yep  another saigon   Aug-20-10 12:54 PM   #38 
  - And stevia users may be saying it as well no?  MattBaggins   Aug-20-10 12:54 PM   #39 
     - I don't think anyone attacks stevia except artificial sweetener lobbyists. nt  valerief   Aug-20-10 04:09 PM   #48 
  - I don't care if you use Splenda  tammywammy   Aug-20-10 12:58 PM   #40 
     - I want folks to have the choice as well  MattBaggins   Aug-20-10 01:10 PM   #45 
        - I think there will always be controversy surrounding any sugar substitute.  tammywammy   Aug-20-10 01:15 PM   #46 
  - "However, its chemical structure is very different from that of sugar  MattBaggins   Aug-20-10 12:53 PM   #37 
  - well, with all this nausea  mrs_p   Aug-20-10 01:00 PM   #42 
  - It's a little late now. I drank tons of the stuff while preggers with both my guys. :^(  GreenPartyVoter   Aug-20-10 01:02 PM   #44 

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