Vitamin Squeeze Water Enhancer is a water flavoring system like Mio or other competitors. It has no calories, no carbs, and no sugar. How does it compare?
First, the container. This is a fairly large container, a bit larger than a can of soda, for 24 servings. Other packages like the Mio are able to provide the same flavoring amount in a much smaller, purse-sized container. This Vitamin Squeeze also has to be refrigerated and used within 30 days. So that also makes it less of an easy to use product.
It is true that it has no calories, no carbs, no fat, no sodium, no protein, and no sugar. It also provides 120% of your vitamin C, as well as 40% of your vitamin B6, B5, B3, and B12. So you are getting some vitamins here.
Ingredient wise, you get water, citric acid, vitamin C, natural flavor, sucralose, natural caffeine, and then a pile of chemicals.
But really, it all comes down to taste. My boyfriend and I have tested MANY water flavorings over the years, and this was just not good. It tasted like medicine. We experimented with different amounts, different techniques, and it simply was never as good as the many other options on the market. Even let's say we wanted to have Vitamin C in our diet. We'd gladly eat a chewy, tasty orange vitamin rather than have to drink this. There's really no up side to using this as an alternative.
If there were no other water flavors at all available, and this was the only choice, then I might think about trying to get used to this flavor. But why would I, when there are delicious options out there? Not only are there options that taste far better, but they're far easier to use and don't require refrigeration.
Of course, I will caveat that we all have different taste buds. Undoubtedly there will be some people who, for whatever reason, adore this flavor. That's fine. For them, this might be a good fit. After all there are people who adore the taste of cough syrup! So maybe that's a good way to judge. If you adore cough syrup and would drink it all the time, then this is probably to your liking. If not, then you probably want to try one of the many other options out there.
I was provided a free sample to review by the maker.
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