"Wow! I could have had a V8!" It's one of the most famous slogans in advertising, but have your ever had one?  I happen to love the vegetabally beverage! I am currently on a kick that has me drinking either V8 and V8 Splash every morning.  Even though I drink it every day, I had no idea what V8 stands for...until now.

According to Wikipedia, the "V" obviously stands for vegetables.  The original V8 is made mainly from water and tomato concentrate and a vegetable juice blend.  But, what's in that blend?

Here are the eight vegetables found in a V8:

  1. Beets
  2. Celery
  3. Carrots
  4. Lettuce
  5. Parsley
  6. Watercress
  7. Spinach
  8. Tomato

Who couldn't use a nice tall glass of lettuce juice or ice cold spinach juice to start your day? However, mix them all together and it becomes a magically delicious beverage. That happens to be good for you.  I think I will have one right now.