Remember when Kraft introduced Mio Water Flavoring last year? We didn’t (and still don’t) approve of that artificially constructed product, but the folks over at Coca Cola must be thinking otherwise. That’s why their subsidiary Dasani water group recently introduced its version of water flavoring called Dasani Drops.
From the Dasani website we learn that there are 4 different flavors, and that they are all “Naturally Flavored” (but with other Natural Flavors rather than the ones they purport to provide), and that they have 0 calories per serving.
What you need to know:
We took a log at the pink lemonade flavor online. There is no additional product information available on this product on Dasani’s website, for example the ingredient list. After taking a look at a product label in the supermarket, we understood why
Aside from the water, there is very little to like about this product’s makeup:
Artificial sweeteners – sucralose and acesulfame k. Potentially carcinogenic.
Artificial colors – Red 40, Yellow 6. Potentially carcinogenic. Cause hyperactivity in some kids. Banned in parts of Europe.
Other fun stuff – medium chain triglycerides, sucrose acetate isobutyrate (which causes liver damage in dogs), and more…
Why in the world would you want to put all this crap in your body?
We realize that for some people, the taste of plain water is simply not inspiring. But there are better solutions than this.
So how do you healthfully hydrate?