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#315 Smoothie review – Innocent Blue spark (Tesco)- “Natural and full-flavoured, yet harsh in places … – (8.75/10).

Why should you read? In a rush, what should I have for lunch? … Hmm … You see the sandwich section. Low cost offers … Yes please… You grab a filling sandwich. You sneak a chocolate bar into your basket … You then pause … Coffee? Pepsi? How about a smoothie? … But which one? […]

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#307 Innocent Guavas, Pineapples, Apples soft drink review – (8.25/10).

“Where’s the Guava? Yet fruity, and natural tasting apple and banana…”. Innocent Guavas, Pineapples, Apples soft drink review Weight loss rating = Medium Why you should read? Looking for a refreshing soft drink to aid your weight loss. Find out if Innocent Guavas, Pineapples, Apples smoothie is that drink… The Good  “Pleasant and non-overpowering scent”. […]

#262 Innocent Berry light review –  “Clear brand message, but became overpowering” -(8.75/10). 

The Good  “Low in calories”.  “Competitive cost”.  “Pleasant fruity taste”. “Natural fruity tang”. “Fruity sweetness”. “Pleasant thicker texture”. “Initially pleasant aftertaste”. “Very good full mouthfeel”. “Strong flavour”. “Bottle looks nice superficially”. “Natural fruity smell”. “Clear brand message”. The Bad  “Smell fades too quickly”. “Not session-able”.  “Acidity became overpowering”. “Aftertaste becomes overpowering”. “Taste becomes harsh”. Introduction  […]

#260 Invigorate smoothie (8.75/10) – “Good branding, good flavour”.

Invigorate smoothie (8.75/10) – “Good branding, good flavour“.  The Good  “Brand message is good, with accurate nutrition facts to support”. “Clear and visually appealing packaging”. “Natural smell”. “Nice fruity flavour”. “Ideal subtle tang”. “Moderate mouthfeel”. “Flavour balanced throughout”. “Good level of natural sweetness”. “Initially good aftertaste”. “Natural taste throughout”. “Aftertaste lasted well”. “Relatively affordable”. The […]

#258 Energise smoothie review (9.0/10) – “Tastes similar to more expensive drinks”.

Energise smoothie review (9.0/10) – “Tastes similar to more expensive drinks”. The Good  “Pleasant smell”. “Tastes similar to more expensive drinks”.  “Well balanced”. “Natural fruity flavour”.  “Quite affordable”.  “Sufficient sweetness to balance”.  “Acidity not overpowering”.  “Pleasant fruity aftertaste”. “1 of your 5 a day”. “Session-able”. “Smooth taste and aftertaste”. The Bad  “Not full-flavoured”. “Mouthfeel a […]

#257 Innocent Berry protein Smoothie Review “You get what you pay for …. A lot …. (8.5/10). 

Innocent Berry protein Smoothie Review “You get what you pay for …. A lot …. (8.5/10).  The Good  “Natural taste and smell”. “Well balanced”. “Session-able”.  “Full bodied”.  “Smooth taste and aftertaste”.  “Full flavoured”.  “Acidity not overpowering”.  The Bad  “Way too expensive”.  “Smell’s too weak”.  “Acidity a little too strong on the aftertaste”.  Introduction  If you’ve […]

#256 Soft drink reviews return !! (Innocent Mangoes, Passion fruits, Apples) review –  “Fragrant, Full-flavoured, and Nutritious“ – (7.5/10).

Soft drink reviews return !! (Innocent Mangoes, Passion fruits, Apples) review –  “Fragrant, Full-flavoured, and Nutritious“ – (7.5/10). The Good  “More nutrient content than Innocent Strawberries & Bananas”.  “Good brand message”. “Smooth and natural smell”. “Natural taste and aftertaste”. “Natural tang present”. “Full flavoured”.  “Full mouthfeel”. The Bad “Expensive”.  “Not enough sweetness”. “Unbalanced”. “Acidity overpowering”. “Not […]

#255 Soft drink reviews return !! (Innocent Strawberries & Bananas) review – “Natural, fruity, too tart for me” – (7.0/10).

Soft drink reviews return !! (Innocent Strawberries & Bananas) review – “Natural, fruity, too tart for me”  – (7.0/10). The Good  “Natural, sweet smell”. “Environmental impact considered”.  “Clear brand message”.  “Full mouthfeel”.  “Smooth taste”. “Well-balanced taste”. “Natural tang evident”. The Bad “Unbalanced aftertaste”. “Harsh tart aftertaste”.  “Most expensive smoothie, especially in small size”! “Lacking sweetness in […]

#213 Health consequences of Ultra-endurance events

Health consequences of Ultra-endurance events  Introduction  Ultra-endurance events are long events defined as those lasting  6 hours or above. They may be much longer though, potentially lasting multiple weeks.  How Ultra-endurance affects the body A) Water balance  Endurance exercise requires a large amount of food and drink. In using food for energy, our body loses water […]