Is Flavoured Water Better Than Cola?
We might be smarter than other most other creatures on earth – well wait a minute … are we?
Look we are so trusting and gullible that we tend to trust the masses – who are – influenced by the marketers that are after one thing – NO NOT YOUR HEALTH – YOUR MONEY!!!
So they create a new product – re-packaging the old product and making it appear healthier than the old product.
Listen flavoured water is no better for you than a soda and if you don’t believe me and you have a couple of days Google it – because there are that many pages of article spelling it out for you!
Any – who to get you started check out the following article by Sue Quinn and let the gates swing open!!
How your ‘healthy’ flavoured water contains more sugar than cola
Consumers are ditching fizzy drinks for flavoured waters, but many don’t realise how full of sugar these drinks are – shockingly, some contain up to 13g per serving
Water, but not as you know it: many flavoured waters contain around half of your recommended sugar intake
By Sue Quinn
The good news is we’re drinking fewer fizzy drinks. The bad news is we’re drinking sugary water instead.
Figures from consumer research group Kantar Worldpanel show sales of bottled water boomed by more than 14 per cent in the year to January while sales of fizzy drinks fell by almost one per cent over the same period.
But don’t raise a celebratory glass to our newfound wholesomeness.
According to The Grocer magazine, drinks manufacturers facing a fizzy drinks backlash by sugar-savvy consumers have simply reinvented water by loading it with the white stuff. Coca Cola-owned brands including Innocent and This Juicy Water are leading the way. And we’re lapping it up.
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Supermarket sales of flavoured still water soared by 17 per cent in the year to January, while flavoured fizzy water also increased in popularity, with sales rising by 11 per cent over the same period.
Incredibly, flavoured water now accounts for 30 per cent of all bottled water sales by volume – that’s 313 million litres of flavoured H20 we’re guzzling each year…
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