Articles tagged with: sugary drinks

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 thought it wouldn’t have much sugar as it doesn’t taste sweet but my friend said it did. Who’s right?”

17 March 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

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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

Q: What is the difference between Coke Life and regular Coca Cola?

Q: What is the difference between Coke Life and regular Coca Cola?

A. Coke Life is a bit of a marketing ploy really. It delivers a modest reduction in sugar compared with regular Coke and has a tenth...

9 March 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

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...

1 May 2015 by Guest reviewer

Q Are sports drinks the best thing to drink if you want to rehydrate in hot weather?

Q Are sports drinks the best thing to drink if you want to rehydrate in hot weather?

A. It all depends. Sports drinks or electrolyte drinks are effective at rehydrating as they contain lowish levels of sugars (sucrose...

17 February 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. Are energy drinks safe for kids to drink?

Q. Are energy drinks safe for kids to drink?

A. Energy drinks are really soft drinks with caffeine whether it's added or derived from guarana, the seeds of a climbing vine native...

20 January 2014 by Catherine Saxelby