Guilt Free Snacking with Slim Fruits

Three weeks ago I decided it was time for me to try and slim down. Over the years I have genuinely struggled with my weight and at my heaviest I was almost 4 stone over weight. I could write that I have struggled due to pregnancies and not being able to lose baby weight but I honestly think it's down to portion sizes, snacking and lack of exercise. If someone mentions diet or cut down food I instantly want to eat and it's all I can think about and I reach for the snack cupboard.
 
I was recently sent Slim Fruits to try and because I am trying to cut down on my snacks I agreed to give them a go.
 

Slim fruits are Sugar Free, Fat Free, High Fibre pastilles. 
 
I wasn't to sure whether I would like them at first but I am always keen to give something a try and I never say never.
 
I was sent 2 flavours luscious rhubarb and strawberry and luscious Peach Melba.
 
Each box has 5 servings and each serving is 5 pastilles.
 
I looked at the nutrition information and it looked okay but when I compared it to my usual sweet snack I got a shock.
 
Each box is 24g but I could only really compare both sweets by the Per 100g
 
Slim fruits has 205kcal my usual sweets 400kcal
Slim fruits has 0.2g of Sat Fat and my usual sweets 6.8g
Slim fruits has 0.2g of sugars my usual sweets 58g

As you can see above the sugar content in my usual sweets is ridiculously high and I honestly didn't even know.
 

5 pastilles is 10kcals so the total kcal in each box is 50kcals.
 
So after comparing the kcals and fat content it was time to try them. I was hoping they would be at least edible and they were, they are actually very tasty.
 
The pastilles are flat and look like a jelly but have the texture of a wine gum. They are really juicy and I honestly love them.
 
I love the rhubarb flavour it tastes like those hard boiled sweets Rhubarb and Custard.
 

They come in a little black box and perfect for your pocket or bag. Flip lid so you can just take what you want and it fastens shut.

In the past 3 weeks I have lost 7lbs so I am thrilled.
 
I am going to continue to use Slim Fruits alongside cutting down and exercising and I am hoping to keep a weight loss blog so will keep you all updated.
 
Slim Fruits are available in Boots and Holland and Barrett stores nationwide. They are priced at £1.89 per pack.
 
 
* I was sent slim fruits to try in return for a honest review. all thought above are my own*

13 comments

  1. These look fantastic and super handy to pop in your hardback for a sweet fix when you're out and about instead of buying something with lots of sugar in. Well done on your loss x

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  2. I got sent some of these to try and I really liked them! They are a little chewey though, but it all burns calories!

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    1. Yeah they are chewy, remind me of a wine gum.

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  3. Ooh they sounds really nice! might have to give them a try x

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    1. You should definitely give them a go Sonia.x

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  4. They look and sound delicious. It's shocking just how much sugar there is in some foods.

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  5. I find that the best way to cut down on sugar is to cut out unnatural sugars - so fruit is OK, but something with fructose added but which doesn't contain the fruit the fructose came from is not.

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  6. I have a real thing for the odd sweet snack and end up grabbing biscuits :( These look like a much healthier alternative and I love a wine gum!

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  7. Interesting concept. Guess if you're a sweets person they can really help. Wonder if there's a chocolate replacement?!

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  8. They look good but a but pricey as to be honest I'm sure I'd want to eat he whole box! lol Mich x

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  9. Mouth watering reading this - love fruity things and even better they're healthier #triedtested

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  10. The flavours sound delicious, will look out for these in Holland & Barrett...I have such a sweet tooth, maybe these will cure my Rowntrees Randoms addiction?! #triedtested

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