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lucymal1010 Thu 11-Jun-15 22:50:20

I'm really struggling to find a decent realistic tasting sweetener that doesnt make my drinks or cereals taste naff. Ive coped with changing my milk to the 1% stuff but hate the sweeteners. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

keeptothewhiteline Thu 11-Jun-15 23:02:17

Cold turkey.
No need for sweeter or sugar in coffee/tea or cereal.

You will eventually lose the need for such sweet flavours, try chopping up some fruit over cereal instead of sugar.

Dowser Fri 12-Jun-15 09:32:51

When I had to give up milk ( I didn't take sugar in tea) I went for earl grey with a slice of lemon.

Now I drink fruit teas. I would balk if you expected me to drink tea with milk in and imnot a coffee drinker either.

Your tastes change. Change your drink , have a protein breakfast and see in a week just how your tastes change.

My doc says it takes 5 days for anything to leave your body. So give it a go.

Starting my 7 th week without sugar.

keeptothewhiteline Fri 12-Jun-15 11:01:25

Years ago I ate cereal piled with sugar, two spoons in tea and coffee- it would make me gag now to drink anything so sweet. Dowser is right- your tastes can be changed, and you can help things along.

Furball Fri 12-Jun-15 11:12:30

I'm another in agreement. I drank tea/coffee with 2 sugars and then sweetners for years. Then decided to go cold turkey.

I will admit that every cup I drank for about 10 days made me wonder why the hell i made it as it was vile, but then you do get used to it and there is no way I would go back now. Even 1 sugar now is yuck. it's quite strange how you can train your taste buds.

annielostit Fri 12-Jun-15 11:36:42

Slowly decrease the amount you put in or on your foods. Eventually you'll be free. It'll taste odd first but you'll get there.

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