It's Coke as it began in 1886, when the curiosity of an Atlanta pharmacist, Dr. John S. Pemberton, led him to create a distinctive tasting soft drink that could be sold at soda fountains.
"Brad's Drink," a combination of carbonated water, sugar, vanilla, rare oils and cola nut was made in 1893 and became an overnight sensation. On August 28, 1898 it was renamed "Pepsi-Cola" and received its first logo. Despite its name and hearsay, pepsin was never an ingredient of Pepsi-Cola.
Many drinks are nothing more than a blood sugar spike waiting to happen. But sometimes you need a little flavor or (gasp!) fizz that water can't provide. Here are 20 drinks you'll feel good about gulping at Prevention.com.