Pop With Fiber and Soda of the Past [PHOTOS]
If only there was a way to enjoy a soda and get your daily dose of fiber. Japan to the rescue, where you can get Pepsi with Fiber. Specifically, wheat dextrin, a supplement that’s sold as Benefiber in the U.S. From The Atlantic:
“It’s a soluble fiber that absorbs water as it moves through our intestines. That promotes movement of food through the bowel, and contraction of the bowel wall itself (bowel movement, if you will). Pepsi distributors in Japan are leveraging this mechanism, less explicitly, in adding dextrin to their new product, Pepsi Special. It’s being reported and marketed as a “fat blocking soda.”"
That got me thinking about all the different varieties of pop that have come through the convenient stores in my life. Digging online reviled a lot that I’d forgotten about. Here are some highlights