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Old 09/09/07, 09:53 AM
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Any health concerns with Kool-aid?

I have always liked red Kool-aid. I would like to know if there are any health concerns with drinking Kool-aid? By health concerns, I am not talking about sugar. I have used fresh apple juice as my liquid which provides all the sweetness I need.

My question is about the Kool-aid without the sugar. Is mixing and drinking Kool-aid a health concern?

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Old 09/09/07, 10:40 AM
 
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It's an acid, so you may be getting too much acid in your system.

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Old 09/09/07, 10:53 AM
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Umm ....perhaps the fact that it's full of artificial colors and flavors? I'm sure there are other odd preservatives as well.

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Old 09/09/07, 10:58 AM
 
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Take a look at whats in those 'artificial colors and flavors', not stuff you want to be putting into your body.

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Old 09/09/07, 12:00 PM
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Ah pooh on that

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Old 09/09/07, 12:09 PM
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I never ever fed that garbage to my kids. Won't feed it to my grandkids, either.

Nasty artificial stuff

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Old 09/09/07, 01:06 PM
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Hey.

If you're worried about drinking it, use it to dye your hair.

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Old 09/09/07, 03:57 PM
 
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Health concerns?

Certainly not. It'll keep your insides nice and pink.

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Old 09/09/07, 03:59 PM
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Or blue....depending on the 'flavor.'

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Old 09/09/07, 07:25 PM
 
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I like grape Kool Aid. I figure it will probably amount to knocking and hour and a half off my life if I live long enough for it to have an effect. If I live that long I'm sure I won't miss that hour and a half of drooling or waiting for my diaper to be changed.

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Old 09/09/07, 08:57 PM
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Some folks are allergic to the red dye used as food coloring. One of my co-workers get sick to his stomach after eating/drinking anything made with red food coloring

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Old 09/09/07, 09:15 PM
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red food coloring is blamed for some bad reactions in kids. my brother was on The Feingold diet for many years as a child, basically eliminating all food additives. the only legit thing I noticed as far as reaction to additives was associated with red dye. I think the diet is extreme, but there are some legit reasons for avoiding some additives adn your not going to hear about it from the government or the companies selling it.

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Old 09/10/07, 11:52 AM
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well the folks in jonestown say...

well they dont, the red koolade killed em.

God Lord, People on HT just continue to make stuff up. It was purple Kool-Aid.
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Old 09/10/07, 12:05 PM
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well the folks in jonestown say...

well they dont, the red koolade killed em.
That is interesting as I never saw a police report. I always supposed it was some sort of poison in the Kool-Aid that killed all those folk.
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Old 09/10/07, 12:17 PM
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Numb,

DeaconJim is right, it was Grape Kool-Aid, I really expected better of you.

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