F&N FRUIT TREE CACTUS MIXED JUICE DRINK

Price: $2.70 for 1L, $1.05 for 250ml

Look past the thorny outward appearance of the cactus to reap a plethora of nutritional benefits–the F&N Fruit Tree Fresh Cactus Mixed Juice Drink is rich in antioxidants, soluble dietary fibres and Vitamins A, B-complex and C. Made with speciallyharvested cacti from Mexico and naturally sweetened with only pear and apple juice, the limited edition drink has crunchy aloe vera bits so you can #livejuicysg.

 

ALLSWELL GOLDEN PEAR WITH ALOE VERA REFRESH

Price: $1.30 for 500ml, $2.10 for 1L, http://RedMart.com

Always placing an emphasis on health and functionality, Allswell’s new Golden Pear with Aloe Vera Refresh is as nutritious as it is delicious. Harvesting nature’s goodness with their handpicked golden pears, this mild, cleansing drink refreshes your body, especially so when served chilled.

 

F&N ICE MOUNTAIN SPARKLING WATER (LEMON/ GRAPEFRUIT)

Price: $1.20-1.90 for 375ml

Ice Mountain Sparkling Water is a refreshing thirst quencher alternative that’s a cross between still water and a carbonated drink. Choose from two fizzy flavours: crisp lemon or grapefruit. #sparklefromwithin with this guilt-free and sugar-free revitalising booster.

 

COCOLEX

Price: $1.40 for 330ml. Enquires 6858 0179

Feel good, look good with Cocolex. It’s 100% pure, undiluted natural coconut water. Relatively new to the coconut water scene in Singapore, the makers of Cocolex have developed a winning formula–the drink is light with a rejuvenating taste and uplifting natural sweetness. Great as a postworkout electrolytes replenishment.

 

BOS LIME & GINGER ICE TEA

Price: $4.50 for 250ml, http://RedMart.com/ The Providore

BOS Lime & Ginger Ice Tea is a South African brand that is relatively new to our shores. This mellow tasting drink will rejuvenate any tired soul with its organic rooibos extract that’s rich in antioxidants, electrolytes and essential minerals. Contains zero caffeine, best served ice-cold.

 

OISHI GREEN TEA WITH HONEY LEMON

Price: $1 for 380ml

Another addition to the OISHI family is the Green Tea with Honey Lemon. Brewed from 100% organic green tea leaves without agricultural chemicals or pesticides, the full-bodied beverage is married with the sweetsour notes of honey lemon.

 

SUNMOON’S LYCHEE LUSCIOUS

Price: $2.95 for 265ml, 7-Eleven

SunMoon’s Lychee Luscious is a perfect introduction to its country of origin, Taiwan. The brand draws inspiration from the country’s famous Sun Moon Lake, and the flavour is of their popular seasonal fruit. This Halal-certified juice retains its original flavour and nutrients thanks to a high pressure pasteurisation process. Though not purely lychee juice, but with concentrates from apple and white grape, it tastes very much like what it claims: 100% juice and no added sugar.

 

F&N MAGNOLIA YOGHURT SMOOTHIE–YUZU WITH ORANGE SACS

Price: $2.95 for 800ml and $1.20 for 250ml, major supermarkets

Load up on three times the amount of vitamin C with the new refreshing blend of fresh yuzu directly imported from kyushu, combined with chewy orange bits in non-fat yoghurt from F&N’s Magnolia yoghurt smoothie range. Slightly sour with a smooth yoghurt flavour that goes down nice and easy, really perking you up during the 3pm low periods.

HOT ON THE SHELF

What’s New: OnePure mineral and sparkling water; $3.50 for 300ml, from Cold Storage

Natural ’Factory’: Deep mineral aquifer over 730 ft (223 m) below ground, Ruahine Mountain Ranges in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

Mineral Content (mg/l): 2.6 calcium, 8.52 sodium, 5.7 chloride, 1.47 magnesium, 3.86 potassium, 77.8 silica.

Alkaline pH: 7.2 (which helps to balance modern acidic diets)

Are you drinking enough water? The average urban body needs about 2 litres, or 9 cups of water, a day to keep it optimally hydrated. Instead of reaching for a snack, why not try sipping on a glass of water to help avoid dehydration and fatigue.

Tasty treats: If you buy the best ingredients for cooking, make sure the water you use is also natural, not processed and from a high-quality source. Whether you’re making nut milks, chia seed puddings, fruity ice pops, or your usual smoothies, a mineral rich water like OnePure makes a difference. For recipe ideas, check out http://www.onepure.co.nz

 

[JAN 2016]