Leading a healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to mean losing all the flavour and foods you enjoy from your diet. With a few smart swaps, you can cut down on unnecessary calories without having to compromise on the things you love.
Our Smart Swap campaign is here to make things quick and simple, so you can focus on the tougher bits… like actually doing that cardio session.
Let’s be honest – we all love a good drizzle of syrup on our pancakes and porridge. But did you know that 100ml of regular syrup contains an average of a whopping 79.43g sugar? That’s the equivalent of 20 teaspoons of sugar!
The Smart Swap: Sugar-Free Syrup
Our Sugar-Free Syrups contain just 0.1g of sugar, zero fat and only 5 calories per 100ml, transforming your food into a tasty sweet treat – minus the guilt!
Plus, they come in 12 deliciously sweet and fruity flavours – Apple & Cinnamon, Blueberry, Butterscotch, Chocolate, Coffee, Golden Syrup, Maple, Passion Fruit, Pineapple & Coconut, Raspberry, Strawberry and Vanilla.
Try this tasty protein pancake recipe smothered with Sugar-Free Syrup for a low-sugar, guilt-free breakfast to sweeten up your mornings.
2. Pasta, Noodles & Rice
Pasta, noodles and rice – carby comfort foods that are hard to resist at the best of times and derail diets the world over. They contain an average of 75g of carbohydrates per 100g – raising blood sugar quickly and contributing to weight gain if you’re not careful.
The Smart Swaps: Zero Penne, Zero Fettucine, Zero Spaghetti, Zero Noodles and Zero Rice
Wondering how it’s done? They’re made from konjac flour, a natural water-soluble fibre from konjac root that’s scientifically proven to contribute to weight loss. Simply rinse then cook for one minute in the microwave or two to three minutes in the pan for a quick, satisfying carb-swap that’ll keep you full!
A slice of chocolate cake would usually set you back a huge 24.1g of sugar, while delivering a minute 2.1g of protein per slice – not ideal for keeping your diet in check.
The Smart Swap: Protein Brownie
Our Protein Brownie Bar contains just a sixth of the sugar of a slice of cake, while providing a massive 23g of protein per bar.
These melt-in-the mouth sensations will taste like an indulgent treat, but actually have up to 75% less sugar than many supermarket alternatives – and will support your muscle-building goals too.
With an average of a whopping 42.1g of sugar per 100ml, dolloping a load of sauce like ketchup over your food is the last thing you should do if you’re eating healthily.
The Smart Swap: Sugar-Free Sauce
Our Sugar-Free Sauce contains just 0.2g sugar per 100ml and comes in a wide variety of your favourite flavours – making it the perfect partner for adding tangy, smoky flavours to your favourite dishes.
In sugar-free Tomato Ketchup, Peri Peri, BBQ, and Sweet Chilli, these sauces are an absolute meal prep must-have – whatever your training goals.
Try this tasty Buffalo Chicken Pasta for a super-healthy meal using our Sugar-Free Sauce in Peri Peri flavour.
5. Chocolate Bars
Just one chocolate bar contains an average of 13.2g of sugar and a measly 1.7g of protein per bar, which means a serious sugar hit and crash, without any of the goodness your body needs.
The Smart Swap: Protein Choc Chunky
If you’re looking for a snack to satisfy your chocolate cravings without dumping your diet in one fell swoop, try our Protein Choc Chunky.
Providing a huge 14g of muscle-building protein and just 2.7g of sugar per bar, the Protein Choc Chunky is the perfect chocolate bar smart swap that delivers pure guilt-free indulgence. This hearty protein chocolate bar guarantees a decadent chocolatey wafer hit – keeping on top of cravings and maintaining muscle mass throughout the day.
An afternoon dunk might kill your cravings at the time, butjust one leading supermarket bisuit packs a huge 21.48g of sugar.
The Smart Swap: Baked Protein Cookie
Created with a rich dough and a generous sprinkling of dark chocolate chunks, these have a truly indulgent taste – and they pack in 13g of plant-based protein, making them great for vegans too.
Porridge pots are a sneaky product that are often promoted as a healthy breakfast. But, did you know that your average supermarket option contains around 9.4g of sugar per pot? Causing a mid-morning sugar crash, that’s the kind of breakfast you ought to avoid at all costs.
The Smart Swap: Protein Porridge Pots
Kick-start your morning the right way with our Protein Porridge Pots – containing just 0.9g of sugar and a massive 31g of protein per pot to fuel your mornings and ensure you’re ready for the day ahead.
It’s the perfect on-the-go breakfast alternative – just add boiling water and you’re on your way. Plus, there’s a choice of Red Berry or Chocolate for a tasty sweet hit to keep your cravings at bay.
Take Home Message
With a few smart swaps, you’ll be able to cut the calories and increase the good stuff – without compromising on the things you love.
Check out our full Smart Swaps range to start seeing the difference now.