Articles tagged with: soft drinks

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Are ‘naturally sugar-free’ soft drinks actually natural?

A while back, I asked my readers what you were most interested in knowing about. Some of you wrote back asking about sugar-free soft drinks such as Nexba, which is sweetened with erythritol and stevia. This combo is also the sweetener in no-added-sugar cordials, yoghurts, biscuits, fruit juice drinks, confectionery, sauces and other foods. The emails asked something along the lines of: ‘I was wondering if this is a wanky factor. Is the sweetener made in a lab or is it safe to enjoy?? ...

8 September 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Should I drink sugar-free fizzy drinks every day?

Sugar-free soft drinks, which have been around in various forms for almost 40 years, still have their problems. Remember Tab?...

1 September 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Three non-alcoholic drinks for Febfast, Dry July or Ocsober!

In February 2021, I signed up to Febfast and gave up alcohol for the month. On the Febfast website, you can also give up sugar,...

9 June 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Zero-alcohol beers that taste like the real thing!

During Febfast in 2021, I found a glass of non-alcoholic beer was a great way to tackle that ‘pre-dinner drinks hour’ and was...

5 May 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Tonic water – better for you than other soft drinks, or not?

I often get asked questions about tonic water. The most common goes something like this… “I like to drink tonic water at night. I...

17 March 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

Read on - here I take a look at these cute mini-pots of fresh growing herbs for your kitchen. Are they worth buying? Are they easy to look after?

Product Snapshot Coca Cola No Sugar

Really? Yet another sugar-free version of the famous multimillion dollar Coca Cola brand? This is attempt No 4 at a no-sugar variety...

13 December 2017 by Guest post