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What is Dr. Pepper made of?

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Dr. Pepper is made of seven ingredients: carbonated water, high fructose corn syrup, caramel color, phosphoric acid, natural and artificial flavors, sodium benzoate, and caffeine. Diet Dr. Pepper is made of all of the same ingredients except for the high fructose corn syrup, which is replaced by aspartame.

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In a 20-ounce serving, Dr. Pepper contains 250 calories, 100 milligrams of sodium, 66 grams of total carbohydrates and 64 grams of sugar. All of the ingredients in a Dr. Pepper are certified as kosher.

Dr. Pepper is one of the oldest soft drinks in America and was developed in Waco, Texas. The name "Dr. Pepper" comes from an actual doctor.

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