Living Low Sugar: how to get your sweet fix
Zero sugar doesn't mean zero fun!
Want to reduce sugar intake without giving up on sweet treats all together? This post is for you!
Here’s some handy information on why low sugar diets are popular, along with our favourite reduced sugar products that are sure to satisfy your cravings.
Many people are adopting a low sugar diet; whether you want to to clear your skin or shift a few pounds, it’s definitely a great way to boost overall health.
According to the NHS, the average Briton eats 700g of sugar each week, which is equivalent to 140 teaspoons! They recommend that we should only be eating 210g per week at most, so we’ve got a long way to go…
What's so wrong with sugar?
However good it tastes, there’s a whole load of reasons why sugar is bad for us. High sugar diets have been scientifically linked with heart disease, acne, diabetes and many other problems, according to Healthline.
But let’s not focus on the negatives! Reducing sugar consumption is a pretty easy way to combat some of these issues. By limiting your intake, you may begin to feel more energised and stop craving sugar all together.
If this sounds tempting, here are a few of our low sugar products that don’t feel like a chore to eat…
Mighty Small's Low Sugar Sweet Treats
Master of oats, Moma has a range of low sugar breakfasts that are the perfect way to start your day without triggering cravings. Their Cherry + Almond Low Sugar Granola is the perfect mix of crunchy oats and sweet cherries to start your day off right. Want to go completely plain? Try their simple Porridge Pot that has absolutely no added sugar and makes a quick and easy breakfast for anyone on-the-go.
If you’re searching for low sugar alternatives to condiments and sauces, check out Dr Will's! Made with natural ingredients and no added sugar, their Natural Tomato Ketchup is the perfect dip to go with your meal. Or, if you're looking for a healthier salad dressing, what about their Miso Tahini Dressing, inspired by middle Eastern flavours?
For a great mid-afternoon bite for you or the kids, what about Pep & Lekker’s crunchy Seed Snacks? Binding together healthy seeds with apple puree and chicory root fibre, these tasty treats are allergen and sugar free, making them a great choice for anyone! If you don’t have much of a sweet tooth, you’ll love the Cumin + Linseed or Rosemary + Hemp flavours. The handy little pouches are also fully recyclable, so you’re doing the right thing for the planet, too!
Want to see more of our naturally sweet goodies? Check out our Low Sugar page for healthier versions of biscuits, chocolates, cooking ingredients and more!