Tag Archives: Citrus

• Here’s why tonic water is as bad as soda

Here’s why tonic water is as bad as soda

Check the labels on tonic water and Coke. Almost the same amount of sugar – 11 grams – so you’re not dodging the calories if that’s what you think. And diet tonic isn’t healthy either. As you know soft drinks – that includes tonic – increase the risk of stroke. But here’s the kicker…those calorie-free […]

• Lime shortage in U.S.; Margaritas, guacamole feel pinch

Lime shortage in U.S.; Margaritas, guacamole feel pinch

Hard times in Margaritaville: skyrocketing lime prices slam Mexican restaurants and bars. Cartel violence in the Mexican state of Michocan, plus floods and tree disease, have driven costs of the green citrus to an all-time high. In the U.S., which receives more than 95% of its limes from Mexico, there are sky-high prices and a […]