Articles tagged with: artificial sweeteners

Product Snapshot: Coke Life vs Coke Regular – a side by side taste test

Product Snapshot: Coke Life vs Coke Regular – a side by side taste test

Coca Cola’s variant Coke Life hit our supermarket shelves in 2015 and I’m sure you’ve seen it! Packaged in bright spring-green cans and bottles with a distinctive label that was a real contrast to the well-known red label, Coke Life brags how it contains 35 per cent less sugar and kilojoules than regular Coke but claims to preserve the classic Coke taste.  Not being a Coke drinker myself, I asked a student dietitian and her cola-drinking friends to do a taste-test for me. Read on...

1 May 2015 by Guest reviewer

Book Review:  The Ultimate Guide to Sugars and Sweeteners

Book Review: The Ultimate Guide to Sugars and Sweeteners

What’s the difference between muscovado, turbinado, demerara and rapadura sugars? Have you even heard of half of them? What is...

4 February 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

Product Review: Stevia and monkfruit sachets side-by-side

Product Review: Stevia and monkfruit sachets side-by-side

Use of the sweetener stevia is becoming more widespread and a host of new brands (like Natvia) are coming on the market. What's more,...

29 November 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Product Review: COYO coconut yoghurt alternative

Product Review: COYO coconut yoghurt alternative

COYO coconut milk yoghurt has been on my radar for a while. Being advertised as dairy free, vegan, soy free, gluten free, lactose...

15 August 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. What does the warning on artificially sweetened products Phenylketonurics: Contains phenylalanine mean?

Q. What does the warning on artificially sweetened products Phenylketonurics: Contains phenylalanine mean?

A. People with phenylketonuria are born with an inherited condition that stops their body from properly breaking down the amino...

5 August 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Stevia - a new sweetener hits the shelves

Stevia - a new sweetener hits the shelves

Stevia is a new sweetener that extracted from a plant yet has no kilojoules/calories, does not increase blood glucose levels and does...

13 January 2010 by Catherine Saxelby