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Originally posted by lonegurkha
Anyone ever hear about using coke to remove rust from chrome bumpers? I tried it years ago and guess what it worked.
[n]Coke doesn't have sugar in it, it has high fructose corn syrup, which is an entirely different thing.
Coca-Cola does contain small amounts of citric acid and phosphoric acid; however, all the insinuations about the dangers these acids might pose to people who drink Coca-Cola ignore a simple concept familiar to any first-year chemistry student: concentration. Coca-Cola contains less citric acid than does orange juice, and the concentration of phosphoric acid in Coke is far too small (a mere 11 to 13 grams per gallon of syrup, or about 0.20 to 0.30 per cent of the total formula) to dissolve a steak, a tooth, or a nail overnight. (Much of the item will dissolve eventually, but after a day or two you'll still have most of the tooth, a whole nail, and one very soggy T-bone.) Besides, the gastric acid in your stomach is much stronger than any of the acids in Coca-Cola, so the Coca-Cola is harmless.
Originally posted by Dreamwatcher
the concentration of phosphoric acid in Coke is far too small (a mere 11 to 13 grams per gallon of syrup, or about 0.20 to 0.30 per cent of the total formula)
, the gastric acid in your stomach is much stronger than any of the acids in Coca-Cola, so the Coca-Cola is harmless.
Last year the Southland Times reported Ms Harris's autopsy showed she had a diseased liver but the cause of death was undetermined.
Mr Hodgkinson said he had been informed his partner, and the mother of their eight children, had a heart aneurysm caused by too much Coca-Cola.
Originally posted by LightSpeedDriver
Originally posted by Skepticesque
reply to post by Skinon
Ah, yes, legalize PCP, meth, and every other drug so that idiots can lapse into drug-induced psychosis and kill innocent "smart" people. Sounds like a plan.
Oh yes, so many people were being killed over drugs when they weren't illegal! It's not like Coca Cola ever contained the unprocessed de-coc ained leaf of the Coca plant, is it?edit on 19/4/12 by LightSpeedDriver because: Clarification
Originally posted by jonnywhite
Actually, my grandpa did live to 100. He did drink and was even borderline-diabetic for a while. He did like microwave dinners. He liked chocolates. He wasn't perfect. But he also loved to make ham hock soup (w/ potatoes) and had recipes that included meat and vegetables. He liked tomatoes. Oatmeal in the morning. He worked a lot in his life. He kept in shape. He had vegetable gardens. He even had a chicken coup for fresh eggs. He exercised and cut down trees and mowed his land and did all that into his early 90's. He was a logger. Living to 100 isn't free and it's very rare. Don't be stupid.
Don't drink soda!!!!!!!!!!!
You can't eat whatever you wnat to eat!
Food is not created equally!!!!!! Our body isn't endlessly capable of taking what we eat.
Generally, it's a good idea to balance your diet.