I’ve only just heard of Skinny Sprinkles, but first off, let’s talk about how cool this packaging is, shall we? It’s bold and brilliant. I love it. Although since writing this blog post, the packaging has changed now!
Ok, now that’s out of the way, let’s talk about Skinny Sprinkles.
Skinny Sprinkles is a food supplement that helps weight loss while on a calorie-controlled diet. It also includes a few other things to help give you energy.
How does it work?
You mix one sachet with water 30 minutes before eating to help curb your appetite so you eat less. It also contains glucomannan which is clinically proven to help weight loss.
It forms quite a thick liquid, that your stomach will treat as food rather than water to help you feel full.
Each serving contains: Glucomannan (Konjac Fibre Powder), Inulin, Sucrose, Glucose, Citric Acid, Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Potassium Bicarbonate, Guarana Extract, Green Tea Extract, Sucralose, Manganese Gluconate, Vitamin B3 (Niacin),Strawberry Powder, Strawberry Flavour, Beet Red. Patent Pending: NO. 1210422.0
How does it taste?
It’s strawberry flavoured and to be honest, I am not too keen on the taste. It’s not awful, but not something I look forward to drinking. If you leave it too long you start to see how it forms solid on the top and it just looks unpleasant. I mix it, leave it for a minute and then just down it.
You can also get it in Candy Apple flavour.
Does it work?
I ventured to Amazon to check out some other people’s reviews. I was surprised at the number of people not using them as recommended – the recommended dose is 3 times a day before meals, but a lot of people were saying they were using them inconsistently as a snack replacement. Like if someone felt hungry in the evening, they would have a sachet of this instead of snacking on something unhealthy and it filled them up.
Also, a lot of people tend to use them on the 5:2 diet, so on the days when people we only eating a few hundred calories, they would use these to prevent them from feeling hungry.
So basically, they work alongside a low-calorie diet to help prevent you from eating too much.
Although I’m not a fan of the taste, these do help me feel full when I’d normally still be hungry! I’ll be a little sad when the two-week supply I was sent to review is over, but hopefully, by then, I’ll have lost a bit of weight and will be motivated enough to keep going on without them.
Another thing I found frustrating was while at work, I didn’t always have time to take a sachet before eating as I don’t have set break times.
After the first week of using these alongside exercise and a calorie-controlled diet, I had lost 4lbs. I always think it’s so hard to tell if things like this do actually help you lose weight, as you do them while cutting down calories and exercising more – but I can say it helped me feel fuller for longer.
If you want to hear more about my weight loss, then check out the fitness updates that I post every Monday on this blog. I’ve been using these for a week now and will continue to post my weight loss each Monday for you to see!
Have you ever tried these or any other weight loss aid?