Water flavourings......

Discussion in 'Cambridge Weight Plan' started by RuthG, 19 March 2008.

  1. RuthG

    RuthG Well-Known Member

    Why are we only allowed one litre of water with flavouring in?
  2. cillabatty

    cillabatty carol

    My CDC had all her water with the flovour in so she thinks its ok.
  3. RuthG

    RuthG Well-Known Member

    Really???? I think I love you!
  4. Camilla

    Camilla Well-Known Member

    I have to confess, my CDC advised me to have just one litre of water a day with flavourings BUT I'm having it in 2??!!!
  5. Roosters

    Roosters Well-Known Member

    Well, what I do is split the 1 teaspoon allowence into 3 litres.. if you don't mind it weak it's nice like that!
  6. Diva2B

    Diva2B Striving to be good.....

    Are the flavourings quite a nice taste?

    I am finding it hard to get the water down! I easily drink loads more than I used to but trying to shift 3 litres is a nigh on impossibility for me.

    I substitute with coke zero - i know i know - and thats to me is better than nothing. My CDC drank coke zero all through and maintained good losses.

    Welcome your responses to the flavours and whats this bouillion business???

    Thanks in advance

  7. Roosters

    Roosters Well-Known Member

    Hi Diva

    The water flavors are lovely, I find that 1 teaspoon per litre of water makes it far too sweet so I just sprinkle about a quarter in and it it makes water much easier to slip down.. also I make it was half cold water and half hot so it's like a comforting warm drink!

    Boiullion is like veggie stock that you can make into a warm drink - it's nice for a change and you can get it at tesco I think, and health food shops
  8. Diva2B

    Diva2B Striving to be good.....

    Thanks Roosters....

    i will give it a try.... i find plain water sometimes is too much hard work.

    Does anyone else find that if they drink lots of water they get acid indigestion?

    Twice i have had rip roaring heartburn and on both occasions I have had a large large drink of water beforehand.
    Only thing i can think of is that its lifted my stomach juices..... oooooh i was in agony one day but wouldnt take anything lest it shot me out of ketosis!

    (Lest???? omg.... shakespearean?)

    I will try the flavours and the bouillion for a change...

    thanks ladies

    Michelle x
  9. RuthG

    RuthG Well-Known Member

    The water flavours are lovely, and really good for staving off sweet cravings!
  10. cherylxx

    cherylxx Well-Known Member

    i have 2 litres of flavoured water , plus i use another teaspoon to make my yummy jelly.
    i also have 2 cups of boullion a day and 2 litres plain filtered water.
    the jelly has to be my favourite of the day and tomorrow im going to make some banana tetra ice cream to go with it.
  11. wahine

    wahine Active Member

    I didn't know there was a limit to how much flabourings we were allowed- i've been knocking back litres of the stuff all week!- could that be why i PUT ON 1/4 lbs this week?!?! :eek:(
  12. Dietingdon

    Dietingdon Well-Known Member

    What's the reason for there being a limit? I'm sure there wasn't on LL
  13. Melaniep

    Melaniep Member

    I've never heard of a limit, I drink about 2-3 litres a day
  14. to lose long trek

    to lose long trek Well-Known Member

    Wow this is news to me. I had no idea there was a restriction - can anyone explain why please?
  15. Heffa

    Heffa Well-Known Member

    I was told it had to be limited because of extra calories. 1tsp per day.
    You can have 1/2 or 1 tsp per litre of water.
    Bouillon is also 1/2 or 1 tsp per mug.

    I get marigold reduced salt bouillon as its 1.75 a pot from tesco. CD veg flavouring is 6.40 - both taste nice.
  16. Tinsel

    Tinsel Well-Known Member

    i dont limit my flavourings was told it'll be ok by my CDC and thank god cause i've gone and left mine at work today and trying to get that last litre down without any is crap
  17. misheemoo

    misheemoo Well-Known Member

    how much does every body else use? i use quite a bit in mine as like it really really sweet, bit like fizzy drink x
  18. CW Consultant

    CW Consultant Well-Known Member

    The amounts 'allowed' are waterflavourings sweet 1 teaspoon per day to a litre of water. CD Savoury Veg Water flavouring 1 teaspoon per day to a mug of water.

    When the waterflavourings were first launched there was no limit. Over time it was found that it could and did affect weightloss in some individuals.

    The limit was put in place a couple of years ago.

    The Veg flavouring has always and still is only 1 teaspoon per day.
  19. LoveLea

    LoveLea First Goal Under 20st!

    How big are the CD water flavour pots? if u use 1tsp a day how long will it last?

    Lea xx
  20. CW Consultant

    CW Consultant Well-Known Member

    One tub makes 30 litres.

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