What is high fructose corn syrup (HFCS)?
High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is a caloric sweetener made from corn. It’s safe, has nearly the same number of calories per serving as table sugar (about 4 calories per gram) and is recognized the same way by the body once digested
Are artificial sweeteners safe?
Yes. Low and no-calorie sweeteners (sometimes called artificial sweeteners or sugar substitutes) are safely enjoyed by people all over the world. The first was introduced more than a century ago. The U.S Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says you can safely enjoy a range of both full-calorie sweeteners and low- or no-calorie sweeteners as part of a sensible diet.
Do artificial sweeteners make you hungrier or cause weight gain?
No. Low- and no-calorie sweeteners (sometimes called artificial sweeteners or sugar substitutes) do not increase hunger or cause weight gain. Leading health organizations including the American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association and the U.S. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics agree that low- and no-calorie sweeteners can help with weight management, particularly when used consistently in place of full-calorie alternatives.
Is caffeine safe?
Yes. Caffeine is safe, and it’s one of the most studied food and beverage ingredients in the world. Both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Health Canada have found caffeine levels up to 400 mg per day to be safe for healthy adults. But some people can be sensitive to caffeine. If you are pregnant or nursing, trying to become pregnant, or have a medical condition that causes caffeine sensitivity, you should always consult your healthcare provider about foods and beverages with caffeine. If you are looking for caffeine-free beverages, we offer a variety of options to choose from.
Is the caramel coloring in cola drinks safe?
Yes. The caramel coloring used in our beverages has been evaluated for safety by agencies like the Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives of the World Health Organization and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. All of the ingredients we use are safe – we have an uncompromising commitment to product safety.