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Bruce Horovitz
USA Today|usatoday.com

The national infatuation with all things skinny has finally come to this: Slurpee Lite.

The brain-freezing drink best known for its weird colors, wild tastes and wacky name now wants to also be known for at least one redeeming feature: fewer calories.

In an unlikely national platform pegged for summer but rolling out this week, 7-Eleven, the nation’s largest convenience chain, will announce a low-cal line of Slurpees. While 7-Eleven has sold low-cal, saccharin-based Slurpees regionally, this is the 45-year-old drink’s first national, low-calorie line — and this one’s made with Splenda. read more »

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