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    Thumbs up Diet Coke with Splenda


    I just tried Diet Coke sweetened with Splenda, and have to say it rocks, dudes. I give it two snaps in Z formation!

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    What's wrong with diet coke without splenda?


    Ahh, I get it now, somebody has sweet tooth
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cuffs
    I just tried Diet Coke sweetened with Splenda, and have to say it rocks, dudes. I give it two snaps in Z formation!
    Yup, good stuff.. I have been drinking Diet-Rite lately though.. Sweetened with splenda, but no sodium..
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    Quote Originally Posted by DmitryWI
    What's wrong with diet coke without splenda?


    Ahh, I get it now, somebody has sweet tooth
    He is saying diet coke is now sweetened with splenda. He is not dumping splenda in the diet coke, atleast i don't think..haha
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    I love splenda.. in Ice Tea.. coffee ect...


    Read somewhere the people who make it are having trouble keeping up with the demand...
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    But I bet they're having no trouble counting their money
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    i tried it .. tasted exactly like regular coke (from what i remember regular coke tasting like .. its been years) .. i didn't really care for it .. i guess i'm just really used to regular diet soda
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    I call it Splenda Coke. I tasted it, it seems alright, better than the Pepsi One Splenda version that's out now. Splenda was created as an alternative to aspartame. A lot of companies, you'll notice, will use Splenda/Ace K as sugar alternatives when they wouldn't use aspartame before. Coke and Pepsi are testing the waters to see if people would be ok with them ditching the aspartame. Now for a lesson:

    What's wrong with aspartame?

    Aspartame a.k.a. NutraSweet is a neurotoxic posion. It breaks down on the shelf or in the human body into several toxins and the amino acid d-phenylalanine. Those toxins being formaldehyde, methanol, formic acid and diketobenzaprine (DKP). Formaldehyde, boys and girls, is embalming fluid. Not too nice to the human body. Methanol is a wood alcohol which is present in aspartamein large amounts. In aspartame, it breaks down into formaldehyde and formic acid (fire ant venom). The FDA recommends a limit of 7.8 mg/day of methanol. A quart of aspartame-sweetened beverage contains about 56 mg methanol. DKP has been shown to cause brain cancer in lab rats. Furthermore, d-phenylalanine as present in aspartame is a free excitotoxin with similar effects to the amino in monosodium glutamate (d-glutamic acid). An excitotoxin is a chemical which can penetrate the brain barrier upon digestion in large amounts. When it reaches the brain, it causes overstimulation of the brain's neurons, so that they become very excited to the point of cell death. It's like forcing 100 watts of power through a 60 watt light bulb. Like little xmas lights on the brain, its neurons flicker faster and brighter until they burn out. Aspartame and MSG-like substances have been linked to major neurological disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, Alzheimer's and Fibromyalgia, as well as numerous physical problems including macular degeneration, digestive issues and in an ironic twist, gross obesity. Some persons are more sensitive to feeling the effects of these substances than others, but they effect everyone to some degree as they are poisons, not allergens.
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    that sounds good. where can i get some of dat ****?
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    It's a tad sweeter and less "dry" that the Nutrasweet coke. It's almost indistinguishable from regualr coke, IMO.
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    aspartame gives me a frickin headache no matter how much I take in. I use splenda if I have to and very rarely use sweet and low but we should stay away from carbonated beverages all together because the phosphoric acid pulls magnesium out of your system which inhibits the uptake of calcium.
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    I wrote to Coke almost 5 years ago asking them make a Splenda version of their Diet Coke. Splenda is the closest thing to sugar without actually being sugar.. I'm sure they received many letters like mine.. Why did it take them so long? It's surely going to be a hit...
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    aspartame gives me a frickin headache no matter how much I take in.
    lol. Of course it gives you a headache. Brain neuron death tends to do that.
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    I am gonna switch from Diet Pepsi to Splenda Coke, until Diet Pepsi does their version.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zero Tolerance
    I wrote to Coke almost 5 years ago asking them make a Splenda version of their Diet Coke. Splenda is the closest thing to sugar without actually being sugar.. I'm sure they received many letters like mine.. Why did it take them so long? It's surely going to be a hit...
    Splenda was/is more expensive to source than nutrasweet. The unit-cost of the ingredients are virtually-zero, so adding a high-value sweetener f*cks-up the margins a bit. Spenda was 5x the cost of nutrasweet when introduced.
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    I am gonna switch from Diet Pepsi to Splenda Coke, until Diet Pepsi does their version.
    Pepsi already came out with their version. Pepsi One is now made with Splenda/Ace K.

    It's too bad big business rules the FDA or we might have a less harmful sweetener like Stevia (which has never shown toxic effects and actually helps regulate insulin levels) on the market. Still, it's progress.
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    I wish we could see more stevia out there as well. We could enjoy cereal again!
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    It hasn't gotten to California yet.
    As long as it taste better than C2, that'll be cool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheChosen1
    It hasn't gotten to California yet.
    As long as it taste better than C2, that'll be cool.
    It has in my area.
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    I tried it and loved it!!!!!!! Got a bottle and I love it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cuffs
    It has in my area.
    What store did you find it, bro? VONS, Ralph's, and Pavillion don't have it here in SoCal.

    I got an online coupon for a 2 liter and can't find a damn store that has it.
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    Hasn't showed up in the PHX valley yet either from what I've seen. I really want to try it
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheChosen1
    What store did you find it, bro? VONS, Ralph's, and Pavillion don't have it here in SoCal.

    I got an online coupon for a 2 liter and can't find a damn store that has it.
    I found it at a small store (not a chain) in the central valley. I know they send out to tester areas, then to others if the feedback is good. There's a botteling plant nearby me, so maybe that's why I can get it here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cry0smate
    Hasn't showed up in the PHX valley yet either from what I've seen. I really want to try it
    I am in Mesa and i have found it at every grocery store around(bashas,albertsons,safew ay, etc) I buy the cans in the box that goes in the fridge, it looks like the diet coke box but has yellow on it, almost looks like it would be lemon flavored by the box. I actually yelled at my wife for getting it when i saw the box becasue i thought it was lemon, but turned out to just be diet with splenda
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    Quote Originally Posted by imprezivr6
    I am in Mesa and i have found it at every grocery store around(bashas,albertsons,safew ay, etc) I buy the cans in the box that goes in the fridge, it looks like the diet coke box but has yellow on it, almost looks like it would be lemon flavored by the box. I actually yelled at my wife for getting it when i saw the box becasue i thought it was lemon, but turned out to just be diet with splenda
    lmao I feel like a dumbass b/c I thought that was lemon diet coke.........

    I'll have to go try it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by cry0smate
    lmao I feel like a dumbass b/c I thought that was lemon diet coke.........

    I'll have to go try it!
    HA. DOn't worry man i yelled at my girl for getting it, because she has a habit of not reding the labels and just buying things. Then i looked at it more and saw it was splenda,

    Good stuff.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cuffs
    I found it at a small store (not a chain) in the central valley. I know they send out to tester areas, then to others if the feedback is good. There's a botteling plant nearby me, so maybe that's why I can get it here.
    BY GEORGE, I THINK I GOT IT!!!

    Without looking for it, I found it at a VONS that I don't normally shop at. Ironically, I went there looking for a birthday cake that neither Albertson or Pavillion had. And after finding the cake, something told me to check out the 2 liter drink section and VIOLA....there they were. And you are all right, it's pretty damn good. Until I can find a store that sells the 2 liter diet Barq's (my fave), this will be my new drink of choice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheChosen1
    BY GEORGE, I THINK I GOT IT!!!

    Without looking for it, I found it at a VONS that I don't normally shop at. Ironically, I went there looking for a birthday cake that neither Albertson or Pavillion had. And after finding the cake, something told me to check out the 2 liter drink section and VIOLA....there they were. And you are all right, it's pretty damn good. Until I can find a store that sells the 2 liter diet Barq's (my fave), this will be my new drink of choice.
    There ya have it! Also, happy birthday dude! I started a birthday thread for you and ALT+F4, but nobody bit. Buncha freakin' prudes this weekend...lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cuffs
    There ya have it! Also, happy birthday dude! I started a birthday thread for you and ALT+F4, but nobody bit. Buncha freakin' prudes this weekend...lol.
    Thanks bro. I guess I'll have to drive an extra mile for it but it's all good. Hell, it might be a little cheaper than Pavillion anyway.

    And also thanks for the birthday thread, bro. I responded on it in order to bounce it to the top.
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    Haven't tried that new Diet Coke yet but I saw it in a store, I will have to give it a shot.

    I don't like Splenda powder though. I MUCH rather prefer Equal.
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    anybody here of coke zero?
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    Quote Originally Posted by LakeMountD
    I don't like Splenda powder though. I MUCH rather prefer Equal.
    I pretty much have to agree with you, bro. My lady spoke pretty highly of it so I gave the Splenda powder a try one day. It sucks in my coffee so I just stick with either Equal or plain sugar.
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    Quote Originally Posted by italionstallion
    anybody here of coke zero?
    Are you referring to C2, the carb free Coke? I've had Diet Sprite Zero and it rocks, IMO.
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    I tried the Diet Coke with Splenda Yesturday, I liked it better than regular diet coke. I haven't had a non-deit soda in so long that I can't really make a comparison there.

    I liked the taste better because it seemed, at least to me, like a less artificial sweetness. I'd definitely like to see more diet sodas with slpenda in them.
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    Bump! Just tried this last night. It's REALLY GOOD!
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheChosen1
    Are you referring to C2, the carb free Coke? I've had Diet Sprite Zero and it rocks, IMO.
    no, i saw it on the coke website. after hearing about the splenda diet coke on here i looked it up (and got some 2 days ago, it tastes good), coke is supposedly coming out with diet coke zero. i have no idea what it is
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    I'm down with any drink with Splenda, but Iprefer Pepsi One with it
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    Quote Originally Posted by cry0smate
    Bump! Just tried this last night. It's REALLY GOOD!
    Now lets see how many months they take to sell it on the european market...
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    Unfortunately it's not in Toronto yet..or at least I haven't seen it anywhere - HOWEVER the Walmart brand "Great Value" diet cola is sweetened with sucralose (generic Splenda), and damn it tastes just like regular Coca Cola!

    btw, FWIW I quit the aspartame pop cause I found it gave me nasty gas...
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    7-UP just added Spenda to their soda as well.
  

  
 

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