Articles tagged with: sugary drinks

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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 – following Diet Coke, Coke Zero, and the sugar-reduced-but-still-sweetened, Coke Life. So the multimillion dollar question is - why release another fizzy drink containing no sugar? What are the differences? Does this newest one really taste THAT much better? We did a blind mini taste-test of Zero, Diet and this new No Sugar to find out.

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 latest variant Coke Life has hit our supermarket shelves and I’m sure you’ve seen it! Packaged in bright...

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

Honey, agave and syrups

Are syrups better for you than sugar?

I'm often asked: is it worth swapping from sugar to an alternative sweet syrup such as honey or agave? The syrups are often pricier...

6 January 2014 by Catherine Saxelby