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  # 2238770 16-May-2019 08:41
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Aredwood: ... to try and claim that it is now “healthy”.

Especially in relation to Milo having a 4.5 health star rating. Which then had fine print saying that the rating only applied when you mixed a tiny amount with skim milk, as per the instructions. (which no one in real life actually did).

 

The health professionals wanted the health star rating to be based on actual content but they lost out to effective lobbying by the food industry which wanted them based on "as prepared". This means products like Milo, which are normally added to milk, hitch a free ride on the health benefits of milk. That''s also why Nutrigrain gets a high rating even though it has enough sugar to be eaten as a sweet.

 

https://www.consumer.org.nz/articles/health-star-ratings


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Delphinus: Milo, Drinking Chocolate, they are all crap. Trade-aid hot chocolate is where it's at.


YES trade aid drinking chocolate is amazing! If this ever disappears I’ll be so angry. Worth the premium price.

 
 
 
 


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I generally stay away from those type of drinks. Most of them are full of sugar or have a lot of sugar added.

On the rare occasion I do drink hot chocolate, its not hard to make it with real chocolate, milk and cinnamon.




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  # 2240538 18-May-2019 14:24
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Tastes like unflavored water to me, to be honest.

Charbonnel et Walker is my preferred drinking chocolate but I don't think you can get it here.





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