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The popular brain-freezing drink known as the Slurpee is getting a low-cal makeover! 7-Eleven is now offering the Lite Fanta Mango Slurpee - a sugar-free version made with Splenda.
“We talked to a group who said they would drink Slurpees more often if we take out the sugar and reduce the calories,” Laura Gordon, vice president of brand innovation for the convenience chain, told USA Today.
It's not a bad idea, considering Bethenny Frankel sold her line of Skinnygirl cocktails for a reported $120 million last year.
The Lite Mango flavor provides 20 calories per 8-ounce serving, compared to 66 calories in 7-Eleven's Fanta Wild Cherry Slurpee drink.
More lite flavors will roll out later in the summer, including strawberry banana and cherry limeade.
And best of all - in honor of the new drink, 7-Eleven will be offering free slurpees on May 23 from 11 am - 7 pm.
What do you think? Will you try one of the new "skinny" Slurpees?