Soda Ingredients

December 14, 2003

Below are the ingredients of the sodas that were used in the experiment.

Coca-Cola (Classic)

Carbonated water, high fructose corn syrup and/or sucrose, caramel color, phosphoric acid, natural flavors, caffeine.

Diet Coke

Carbonated water, caramel color, aspartame, phosphoric acid, potassium benzoate (to protect taste), natural flavors, citric acid, caffeine.

Vanilla Coke

Carbonated water, high fructose corn syrup and/or sucrose, caramel color, natural flavors, phosphoric acid, caffeine.

Cherry Coke

Carbonated water, high fructose corn syrup and/or sucrose, caramel color, phosphoric acid, natural flavors, caffeine.

Pepsi

Carbonated water, high fructose corn syrup and/or sugar, caramel color, phosphoric acid, caffeine, citric acid and natural flavors.

Dr Pepper

Carbonated water, high fructose corn syrup and/or sugar, caramel color, phosphoric acid, artificial and natural flavors, sodium benzoate (preservative), caffeine.

Sprite

Carbonated water, high fructose corn syrup and/or sucrose, citric acid, natural flavors, sodium citrate, sodium benzoate (to protect taste).