Archive for August, 2010

Tropicana Pink Lemonade 20 fl oz

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

16.15 tsptropicana pink lemonade

 

Tropicana Pink Lemonade 20 fl. oz.

Serving Size = 8 fl. oz.

Servings per container = 2.5

Calories per container = 250

Sugar grams per container = 65 grams

Teaspoons of Sugar per container = approximately 16.25 teaspoons of sugar

Vitaminwater name misleading? You tell me.

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

8.12 teaspoons

vitamin water The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) believes consumers are being misled by the name “Vitaminwater” and its counter names “Defense,” “Energy,” and “Revive.” And Judge J. Gleeson from the U.S. District Count for Eastern District of New York agrees.   Although the beverage does offer minimal amounts of vitamins and minerals, a 20 ounce container also contains a significant amount of added sugar – 8.12 teaspoons! 

 This is a victory for the consumer who wants to eat/drink more healthfully.  It’s sending a message to the big corporations that we no longer will be taken advantage of by misleading healthful claims.