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 Post subject: Mints!
PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2012 4:09 pm 
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Help me find breath mints that are vegan, have a relatively simple ingredients list, and are sugar free. Please!

I like really strong ones, like icebreakers (which I'm not sure are even vegan, and contain aspartame and a bunch of other shiitake I probably shouldn't be eating anyway).

Does such a mint exist?


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 Post subject: Re: Mints!
PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2012 4:21 pm 
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Would you consider putting a drop of peppermint oil on your tongue?

I love drinking water with a few drops of peppermint oil (I avoid it atm bc of breastfeeding), but its delicious and makes your breath minty and yum

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 Post subject: Re: Mints!
PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2012 4:44 pm 
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I never would have thought of that, Tofulish! Good idea!

I do like sucking on something, though. Keeps me from wanting to snack mindlessly at my desk.


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 Post subject: Re: Mints!
PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:40 pm 
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Sugar free Altoids do not contain the gelatin that their sugary counterparts do.

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 Post subject: Re: Mints!
PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:32 pm 
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Oh I didn't realize! I never would have even thought to check, because I'd automatically assume Altoids = not vegan.


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 Post subject: Re: Mints!
PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:46 pm 
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while people are looking at mints, can I ask for vegan ones that don't have fake sugar in them? I'm sensitive to aspartame and it seems to be in every mint/gum I look at.


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 Post subject: Re: Mints!
PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:01 pm 
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Hint Mint come in a variety of flavors, have cool wavy tins, and have the word vegan right on the tin!!! I'm pretty sure they don't have any sugar free varieties. www.hintmint.com

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 Post subject: Re: Mints!
PostPosted: Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:33 am 
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Polo mints are sugary and delicious and vegan! I have no idea if you have them in The US, but they are worth searching out if you don't.. :)


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 Post subject: Re: Mints!
PostPosted: Sat Dec 22, 2012 5:09 pm 
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I believe the Newman's Own mints are ok. They're a lot like the Altoids, but no gelatin.

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 Post subject: Re: Mints!
PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2012 10:45 am 
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Thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: Mints!
PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2012 10:47 pm 
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Trader Joe's has a good sugar free line that comes in regular and vanilla mint. They are by the checkouts.


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 Post subject: Re: Mints!
PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2012 10:53 pm 
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I feel like the altoids minis, even though they are sugar free, make my mouth taste gross and I have to keep eating them.

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 Post subject: Re: Mints!
PostPosted: Mon Dec 24, 2012 1:19 am 
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I hope I like them. It's been so long since I've had an altoid I don't really even remember what they taste like.

I bought the TJ's ones once and they made me super thirsty!


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 Post subject: Re: Mints!
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I know this is gum, but I really love those 'B-Fresh' gums. Made with Xylitol, has a good dose of B-12 in them, and while the flavor does't last very long at all, it's a super strong yummy flavor at first.

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 Post subject: Re: Mints!
PostPosted: Mon Dec 24, 2012 6:32 am 
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i'm really into zellies xylitol mints. i feel like they actually make my mouth stay fresh with no sugary aftertaste.


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