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djf2005
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Hey guys-

For those of you former Coke addicts that can or won't any longer participate in soda drinking, this brand is a good substitute. (zevia)

Vitacost has it as well as some local grocery stores.

It is sweetened w/ stevia and tastes pretty good.

I think the root beer personally is the best.

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OH!!! I'm so excited!!! I don't do Cokes or anything because of the sugar.. now I can inbibe!!

[woohoo]

Thanks again, Derek... the $$$ is in the mail!

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Thank Derek! I gave up soft drink too because of the sugar and / or the artificial sweetners! YUM! As long as they have caffiene, I will drink them!

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djf2005
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I am glad you guys will get some joy back in your lives too... [Smile]

It sounds silly but it makes a difference being able to enjoy the little things in life when you're sick, especially w/ Lyme.

The "cola" flavor is the only Zevia one w/ caffeine ping, but the rest are tasty as well.

With the cheap shipping on vitacost too, it's not too bad. They are about 1$ a can in the stores as well.

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Wow.. did you find them only in health food stores .. or where?

Would love to find them in a regular grocery store!

Ping.. you know you're not suppoed to have caffeine!! (as I sit here drinking my tea! [Razz] )

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Locally they have them here at Giant, a grocery chain in the health food aisle.

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Here's a link to the orange drink at Vitacost:

http://www.vitacost.com/Zevia-Natural-Diet-Soda-Natural-Orange

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This stuff is great! I discovered it about six months ago. Albertsons sells it, also Whole Foods and Lassens.

I also like the root beer, and the cola. Oh, also the black cherry. Stay away from their version of "lemon lime" though; tastes like alka seltzer to me!

I did just read that they have a "Dr. Zevia" now, but I haven't tried it.

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Oh, P.S. Coke and Pepsi are currently working on their own versions of cola sweetened with Stevia. Due out in a little less than a year from what I understand.

Yay for us!

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sweet!

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Don't get too excited until you taste the Zevia guys. The root beer IMHO is the only one tolerable. I got them online about 2 yrs ago. Needless to say I never bought any again.

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I agree, the root beer is the best one.

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Ok.. root beer it is!!

I'd like to try the Dr Zevia!!

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I guess you could liken it to changing from regular cola to diet. It does take some getting used to, but I was really glad to find it!
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