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January 12, 2015

Day 52-53

Home savoury home The prize for the most questionable soft drink ever made has to be ‘Kidsbeer’. This is the beverage equivalent of candy cigarettes for children. It is a Japanese cola-style drink, aimed at children, that has been chemically designed to look like beer – complete with a frothing head. Its tagline reads: “Even … Continued
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January 12, 2015

Day 54

FFF “I swear to tell the whole bullshit and nothing but the bullshit like everyone else you are going to interview. If I do what you tell me, I will be paid in gummi bears.” The remarkable Howard Moskowitz in our interview. Howard invented cherry vanilla Dr Pepper and 36 varieties of tomato pasta sauce … Continued
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January 12, 2015

Day 55

Captain Sugar Face Over 5, 500,000 Australians are now effected by fatty liver disease. Only 6000 of these cases are caused by alcohol. This disease was first identified 30 years ago. I will find out next week if I already have it or am on track to getting it. The good news, according to Dr … Continued
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January 12, 2015

Day 56

The Sugar Free Athlete Coca Cola have around 650 products in their cannon of work. I wonder what percentage of these contain fructose? I might do the math. Actually, I am now aware that they have been following the blog closely so perhaps someone from the office could leave a comment? I interviewed a scientist … Continued
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January 12, 2015

Day 57

The Gummi Bear Vitamins If I still feel a deep need to have sugar in my life in some capacity after sunday, here are some other uses for it: If I store my cheese with sugar cubes it will not go mouldy.  Handy. When added to warm water sugar is terrific at removing grass stains.  … Continued
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January 12, 2015

Day 58

Shugar Shores ‘Sugar’ and ‘sure’ are the only two words in the English language that are spelt with ‘su’ but pronounced ‘shu’. ‘Shugar Shores’ would be a terrifically bad name for a television drama series set in a North Queensland coastal town about a family of sugar cane farmers. So close, so very very close. … Continued
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January 12, 2015

Day 59

The Penultimate Teaspoon Every single day 200 million individual Skittles are made.  The red ones are the most popular, with orange a close second. The Skittles website contains a health chapter that discusses ‘The Benefits of Chewing.’ Well there it went, the penultimate day of the Good Ship Lollipop’s maiden voyage. The port is on … Continued
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January 12, 2015

Day 60

The Last Supper And with one final sip of organic apple and blackcurrant juice, the sugar-coated curtain fell and landed on the head of the small guinea pig. But sadly, that little guinea pig was little no more, his flanks were now swollen, his teeth stained and aching, and his internal organs clambered for rest, … Continued
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