Is LaCroix actually French?

Why is LaCroix pronounced la Croy?

The name comes from the fact that LaCroix was originally developed in Wisconsin back in 1981. The “La” is for the city of La Crosse, and “Croix” from the St. Croix River. Uttering “La-crux” might get you some judgmental stares among the bubbly water elite.

What’s wrong with La Croix sparkling water?

LaCroix in fact contains ingredients that have been identified by the Food and Drug Administration as synthetic. These chemicals include limonene, which can cause kidney toxicity and tumors; linalool propionate, which is used to treat cancer; and linalool, which is used in cockroach insecticide.

Why does LaCroix say innocent?

What do you mean LaCroix is “innocent”? LaCroix is innocent or free of sugars, calories, sodium, and artificial ingredients.

Why is LaCroix so bad?

But what makes it a bubbly drink can wreak havoc on your tooth enamel. Due to their acidic pH, flavored sparkling waters can be nearly as corrosive as orange juice when exposed to human teeth for just 30 minutes, according to researchers at the University of Birmingham and Birmingham Dental Hospital.

How do you pronounce Le Creuset?

Turns out it’s “luh-CROO-zay” with the emphasis on the middle syllable that’s pronounced similarly to the “oo” sound in “cruise.” Easy, right? Follow Delish on Instagram.

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How do you pronounce Nguyen in English?

Southern Vietnamese tend to clip some of their sounds, so Nguyen would be pronounced something like “Win” or “Wen.” Northern Vietnamese would keep it, giving a pronunciation more like “N’Win” or “Nuh’Win,” all done as best you can in one syllable.