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The Best Low Sugar, Healthier Alternative Soft Drinks

The Best Low Sugar, Healthier Alternative Soft Drinks

As we move into Summer and the temperatures start to rise, we know we’ll all be starting to gravitate towards the lure of an ice-cold soft drink.

However, very often, you will find your favourite thirst quencher contains upwards of 40% of your recommended daily sugar intake in a 330ml serving.

So, if you’re wanting to avoid those hidden sugars…. then read on.

We’ve taste tested all of the low sugar soft drinks on Snackfully and pulled together our 7 favourite healthier alternatives.

All of the products chosen contain less than 5g sugar per 100ml.

1. Dalston’s Cherry Soda

Dalstons Cherry

Blended with real squeezed sweet and sour cherries for a fruity hit of flavour.

Dalston’s sparkling drinks are the perfect healthier alternative to the usual fizzy drinks, they taste delicious however don’t include any added sugar or artificial sweeteners, naturally.

Calories per 330ml can: 49 calories

Sugar per 100ml = 3.1g

2. Dash Cucumber Sparkling Water 

Dash Cucumber

Is there anything more refreshing than a cold can of cucumber sparkling water?

It turns out there is. Because knowing your water is infused with real, wonky cucumbers to help combat food waste is all the more refreshing.

Not only are Dash’s all natural ingredients great for the environment, they’re also the reason behind Dash’s mouth-watering taste and they’re why you’ll find no calories, sugar or sweetener in any of their drinks.

Calories per 330ml can = 0 calories

Sugar per 100ml = 0g

3. Vit-Hit Lean & Green  
Vit Hit Lean & Green

Lean & Green is a mouthwatering blend of Apple and Elderflower for a fresh, crisp taste combined with an antioxidant hit of Maté Tea.

Each bottle of VITHIT has less than 6 grams of sugar and fewer than 35 calories! With no artificial colours or preservatives, VITHIT is a great source of your daily vitamins!

Calories per 500ml bottle: 35 calories

Sugar per 100ml = 1.3g

4. Barebells Chocolate Milkshake

 Barebells Chocolate Milkshake

This mouth-watering milkshake has 24g of protein per serving & tastes just as good as any high sugar alternative. All are free from lactose and no added sugars. 100% Barebellicious!

Calories per 330ml bottle: 182 calories

Sugar per 100ml = 3.5g

5. Karma Cola Sugar Free


You want a cola that refreshes your thirst, tastes fantastic and isn’t full of sugar or any of that diet-zero-lite artificial rubbish that tastes as weird as it sounds.

We have the answer...

Karma have used the natural sweetener stevia to take out the sugar and keep in the flavour of the organically grown & ethically sourced ingredients in their original Karma Cola recipe.

Part of the proceeds from each bottle go to their cola grower families, so every drink you buy does good.

Calories per 250ml can: 12.5 calories

Sugar per 100ml = 0.1g

6. Nix & Kix Blood Orange & Turmeric 

Nix & Kix Blood Orange

A rush of blood orange to the head.

Blood orange blended with antioxidant-rich turmeric and a hint of cayenne. A sensation packed full of goodness with no added sugar.

Calories per 250ml can: 40 calories

Sugar per 100ml = 4.1g

7. Lobros Ginger & Lemon Kombucha

Lobros Ginger & Lemon

Lo Bros Ginger & Lemon Kombucha is the perfect blend of juicy lemon and zesty ginger flavours.

Lo Bros is a delicious and refreshing living beverage with 75+ million live cultures in every can* (*count taken at time of manufacture). Made from an ancient recipe and a traditional SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast), their fermented tea is small batch brewed over 21 days using quality organic ingredients. Lo Bros then adds a modern twist with delicious natural flavours to create a bubbling, living brew – so when you drink it you feel the aliveness too.

Packed full with living cultures - Naturally Low in Sugar - Certified Organic – Vegan

Calories per 250ml can = 20 calories

Sugar per 100ml = 1.6g

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