Why Pepsi-Cola keeps you slim (ads from the 1950s)

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Pepsi-Cola: Such fun to be with (1956)

It’s the wonderful people around you who make this such a  great time to live in. Such lovely, slim-waisted women! Such lean, good-looking men!

Thanks to today’s sensible eating habits, today’s active people keep their waistlines slender — and feel fine. Their up-to-date taste is for the lighter, less-filling foods and drinks. Pepsi-Cola goes right along with this sensible trend in diet…



Pepsi: Refresh without filling (1956)

Glance in the mirror, lovely lady. Be glad you’re so slender, so easy to dress, so admired wherever you go. Then take time to bless your own good sense for making you what you are.

It’s your modern taste for the lighter, less-filing foods that give you that slim waistline — and keeps you always feeling fine and fit for fun. Pepsi-Cola goes right along with the wholesome trend in diet. Today’s Pepsi, reduced in calories, is never heavy, never too sweet. Have a Pepsi and refresh without filling.

Have a Pepsi — the modern light refreshment.



Today’s active people for for the light refreshment (1958)

The modern sun-lover loves — and follows — the modern trend toward lighter food and drink. And the results are astonishingly slim, trim and beautiful.

Pepsi-Cola, of course, is the favored refreshment here. Today’s Pepsi, reduced in calories, is never heavy, never too sweet. Have a Pepsi and refresh without filling.



Footloose and fancy-free (1958)

With the light refreshment


Ever so smart, so debonair (1959)

What’s so fair… so brimming with trim, good looks and vitality… as today’s up-to-date Americans? They favor the new light look. And everything in the land reflects their preferences.

Move toward the light look. Look smart. Stay young and fair and debonair. Be sociable. Have a Pepsi — the lighter Pepsi of today, reduced in calories.



Arrangement for slimness: The light refreshment (1958)

Ask any modern woman how she arranges to stay so slim and trim — and she’ll probably credit her same choice of lighter food and drink. Today’s Pepsi Cola fits right in with this modern diet trend. Reduced in calories — never too sweet — today’s Pepsi refreshes without filling.



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