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Recommendations for non chemical or non sugar carbonated drinks

I've totally cut myself off of nutrasweet, sweet-n-low, and splenda type of sweetners and of course sugar. I'm doing ok, but I really miss sodas, pop or carbonated drinks (what ever you want to call them), does anyone have any recommendations on noncalorie or low calorie nonchemical sweetened carbonated drinks?

Sun. Dec 31, 9:11am

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Try seltzer or club soda! Club soda has salts of various kinds in it but no calories. Seltzer is just water and CO2 (carbon dioxide). Both provide the gassiness without any calories. Once in a while, I add seltzer to 1/4 glass of orange juice or cranberry juice and really like it. This adds the fruit drink flavor with no chemicals, but seriously cuts down the number of calories.

You can also get flavored seltzer and club soda, but I don't like those since the flavorings usually include artificial flavors or some sort of preservatives.

Good luck.

Sunday, December 31, 2006, 9:39 AM

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i buy poland spring flavored seltzer.

Sunday, December 31, 2006, 9:40 AM

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Something that works for me is to simply squeeze a big lemon (not lime) wedge into a glass of bottled or filtered water. Tastes great and it is a great detox for the system.

Sunday, December 31, 2006, 10:42 AM

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Similar to the lemon in your water, try putting a few slices of cucumber in a glass of cold water (if you like cucumber that is). It's very refreshing.

Sunday, December 31, 2006, 2:40 PM

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I like Perrier w/lemon or lime. It's surprisingly refreshing.

Sunday, December 31, 2006, 2:54 PM

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Defrost a can of frozen fruit juice concentrate and mix it with the appropriate amount of seltzer - NOT in the blender (which is why I said "defrost") and not by shaking...unless you want a very sticky kitchen.

Monday, January 01, 2007, 11:39 AM

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