Mio Mango Peach Water Flavor
The small plastic container - about the size of a deck of cards - has a snap-tight lid and holds 24 servings of flavoring. To add flavor to water you simply open up the lid, squirt in the flavoring, and stir or shake the water. The liquid quickly dissolves /spreads throughout the water and gives it a flavor.
The mango peach flavor is light and gentle - certainly more like drinking a punch of this flavor than a freshly pureed combination of those two fruits. But you can't fault it too much for that. It's not cloyingly sweet, and since you are the one mixing it up, you can make the flavor as strong or light as you wish.
This is one of the unit's weaknesses, though. You have in essence a squeeze-toy and are squeezing it manually with your hand to get liquid to come out. This is far from an exact science. There's no fine line between a teaspoon and a tablespoon. You need to squirt less and then add a little more if you need to. There's no way, of course, to unsquirt the flavoring once it's in the water. The most you could do is add more water.
Still, I have to say I think this is fairly brilliant. In the past there were powder options to carry with you that were messy and hard to use. You'd spill the powder. You'd have trouble getting the powder to really mix into the liquid. With this liquid flavoring option, it's so much simpler. The unit squirts without dripping. The liquid blends into the water pretty much instantly. It carries easily in your purse and with its 24-serving ability it means if a friend or two want some as well you can share.
For nutrition, there's no calories, no fat, no sodium, no carbs, no protein, no nothing. It adds flavor to your water and nothing else. This is a great way to get you to drink more water, which is important for your health!
The sweeteners used here are sucralose and acesulfame potassium. The amounts are so tiny (under 2%) that I really wouldn't worry about that and, again, if you're currently not drinking enough water and this will help you do that, then I'm all in favor of that.
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