Isn't Dr. Pepper soda a delicious choice
with 23 unique flavors?
The ingredients must
Dr. Pepper contains unhealthy ingredients including caffeine,
aspartame, sugar, artificial coloring, and preservatives.
Aspartame, one of the key sweeteners in Dr. Pepper,
is observed to cause kidney and liver problems.
Additionally, the long-term effects of drinking
Dr. Pepper can result in obesity, tooth decay,
heart disease, and diabetes.
One of the main slogans of Dr. Pepper
advertisements is "You deserve this."
Do you deserve to be misled that
Dr. Pepper doesn't contain these harmful
ingredients and that one can doesn't
contain 55 mg of sodium & 40 g of sugar?
WAIT. Pitbull likes it, so that must
mean there's nothing wrong with
it. If someone as noteworthy as
Pitbull likes Dr. Pepper, shouldn't
I like it too?
Many companies utilize celebrity endorsements in order to entice
customers. No information is given on the quality of the product,
only a personal testimony that is difficult to confirm.
BUT HEY! At least the customers like Dr. Pepper!
The consumers like it so much that, in 2017,
Dr. Pepper was among one of the many beverage
companies sued for deception about the healthiness
of their products. Their marketing strategies were
compared to the deception-based practices of tobacco
Research and Commercial:
THE ONE, THE ONLY,
-"Carbs in Dr. Pepper Dr Pepper 12oz."
www.carbmanager.com/food-detail/md:1a7e260065d5287aa9f2aee458450bbf/dr-pepper-12-oz. Accessed 19 Feb. 2023.
-Desk, Scripps National.
-"Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Dr Pepper Snapple Group sued for deception."
ABC Action News WFTS Tampa Bay, 9 Oct. 2017,
www.abcactionnews.com/news/health/coca-cola-pepsico-and-dr-pepper-snapple-group-sued-for-deception. Accessed 19 Feb. 2023.
-Dr Pepper. Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc.,
www.drpepper.com/s/. Accessed 19 Feb. 2023.
-"How much sugar is too much?"
American Heart Association,
www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-eating/eat-smart/sugar/how-much-sugar-is-too-much. Accessed 19 Feb. 2023.
-"Is Dr Pepper good or bad for you?"
Be Healthy Now, 15 July 2021,
www.behealthynow.co.uk/nutrition/is-dr-pepper-good-or-bad-for-you/. Accessed 19 Feb. 2023.