Low Sugar Drinks: A healthier choice for better performance

Dec 2023
2 min read

The Benefits of Low Sugar Drinks

It's no secret that sugar isn't the best for us, and soda and energy drinks are major culprits for sending those blood sugar levels skyrocketing. Even here in Sydney, known for its health-conscious lifestyle, the temptation is hard to ignore. High-sugar drinks are ubiquitous, found in offices, gyms, and even universities, making them an ever-present lure despite the city's inclination towards healthier living.

Once you're hooked, finding a suitable replacement becomes a challenge, especially when water just doesn't satisfy that craving. Enter the world of low-sugar drinks – where taste meets health without the crash. These beverages offer the best of both worlds: they're delicious and don't send your blood sugar on a roller coaster ride.

The Impact of High Sugar Beverages

Sure, the quick burst of energy after a high sugar bevy is tempting but this temporary boost comes with drawbacks, including fluctuating energy levels, potential weight gain, and increased risks of chronic health issues. Ironically, we tend to reach for energy drinks when we need our brain and body at their best - in work to avoid the afternoon slump, or in the gym when we want to optimise our workout for health (ironic, right?!).

The Hidden Concerns of Artificial Sweeteners

Many turn to diet drinks as a healthier alternative, but these options frequently contain artificial sweeteners or additives which have been shown by research to carry their own health risks, creating a dilemma for those seeking a truly healthy beverage.

Hydrating smart

Proper hydration goes beyond simply drinking fluids. It's about choosing drinks that nourish the body without adverse effects. Low sugar drinks offer this balance, providing hydration that supports both physical and mental well-being, essential for the busy professional.

Opting for low sugar drinks comes with a bunch of benefits: steady energy levels throughout the day, support for maintaining a healthy body weight, and a reduced risk of certain health conditions.

Make the switch

Transitioning to lower sugar options doesn’t have to be drastic. A gradual approach, such as halving your intake of high-sugar drinks and exploring delicious low sugar alternatives can be effective and more sustainable in the long term. 

And while we might be a bit biased, we believe that a smart water cooler like Refilled can be a game-changer in reducing your sugar intake! With 100+ low sugar flavour combinations on tap, we're not just about hydration; we're about transforming the ordinary act of drinking water into extraordinary climate action. Our smart water cooler, designed for both taste and sustainability, ensures that every sip you take is a step towards a healthier you, and a healthier planet. By choosing Refilled, you're not just quenching your thirst; you're making a statement for the environment. So why wait? Fill out our quote form now to discover how Refilled can help you push for extraordinary!

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