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Favorite Flavor & Great Soda Alternative
on September 29, 2011
I was pleasantly surprised when a co-worker let me taste a new flavored water drink he had discovered. I expected it to be overly sweet with and artificial flavor and aftertaste. Instead, it tasted like the real thing, wasn't too sweet, had a mild carbonation, had mostly natural ingredients and vitamins, and no calories or carbs. There is even some green tea extract! Since then I've tried the other flavors, but go back to the Pink Grapefruit as my favorite.
Too good to be true? Almost. Ice includes Sucralose, an artificial sweetener with questionable effects on the body. If they could use an natural sweetener like Stevia and keep it from making the drink bitter, then I'd be totally sold. Another factor that leads me to take away a star is that they use artificial colors. Not a deal breaker, but I'd rather they didn't. However, if you want a healthier (and even slightly nutritious) alternative to sweet sodas and something a bit more flavorful that water, Sparking Ice might be the drink for you.