[ILUG-Social] bonsai kitten
ajh-lists-ilug at devfoo.net
Tue Jun 12 17:03:41 IST 2001
* Robert Elliott (robert.elliott at alphyra.ie) [010612 16:36]:
> ajh wrote:
> > * Kenn Humborg (kenn at bluetree.ie) [010612 16:13]:
> > > I don't think you'd need to worry about that. Aren't
> > > mints a laxative if you take too many? (There's a warning
> > > about this on the mini Polo mint packet...)
> > That is usually down to the sweetener rather than the mints. Check the
> > contents for sorbitol, maltitol or something like that.
> From the cinnamons: sorbitol, natural and artificial flavors, magnesium
> stearate, caffeine, vegetable stearate, acesulfame k, fd&c red 40.
> Damn, I was just going to order a few more boxes.
Just don't eat them all at once! I think about 25-50mg of sorbitol is
required to start having an effect. Thats quite a few mints, even if the
ingredients are listed in order or weight.
Hmmm, new competition at the next Linux show...just how many Penguin
mints can you eat and stay err, standing! That'll sort out the curry
from the gruel eaters!
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