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Old 02-13-2011, 07:55 PM   #31
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I love the low-sodium V-8 as a mid-morning snack and consider it a vitamin addition to my daily diet. I haven't seen the high fiber one, does it come in low-sodium as well?

I'm not a fan of V-8 splash or fusion since only root veggies are used for the veggie portion (sweet potato and carrots are the base for the Acai berry one), but my husband likes the diet ones. I think they would be better if they used Spinach, Celery and tomato like the regular V-8 does.

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Old 02-13-2011, 11:07 PM   #32
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The biggest problem with juices (fruit or veggie) is the loss of the fiber. Juicing concentrates the calories, meaning you don't get as full, or worse become more hungry (these are carb calories, some of them sugars. And carbs without fiber tend to trigger hunger for many people, especially if not paired with fat or protein).

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Old 02-22-2011, 09:43 AM   #33
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glad to see this posted. I have to admit that I rarely eat fruits and vegetables. (something that I am changing. ) I will be putting some V8 and more vegetables in my fridge today.
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Old 02-24-2011, 06:50 PM   #34
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It is great w/a little bit of tabasco sauce! Seriously. In a glass over ice with a celery stalk.

Just don't add the vodka . . .

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Old 02-25-2011, 08:18 PM   #35
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V-8 regular or spicy makes a great instant soup. In a mug on a cold day it takes the chill right off. Years ago I would put it in a thermos for my lunch along with a bag of air popped popcorn and toss some in as I ate for crunch and interest. (not all at once or it gets soggy)
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Never thought of using V-8 juice as a soup. Thanks for the idea
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Old 03-24-2013, 08:59 PM   #37
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I love low-sodium V8. Its tasty, even though I HATE tomatoes). I count it as a serving of veggies. I eat enough fiber without it having pulp anyways.

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