12 May 2017

GULP- Give Up Loving Pop Campaign

Gulp- Give Up Loving Pop Campaign
Image Source: GULP

Today I wanted to talk about a new campaign well new to me it originally started in 2015, Gulp standing for Give Up Loving Pop. This campaign was created by Food Active with aim to raise awareness of just how harmful sugary drinks can be and hopefully make people think twice about how many fizzy drinks they consume.

The facts
* Regular consumption of fizzy drinks is strongly associated with with being overweight, diabetes     and tooth decay.
*Sugary drinks are the biggest source of added sugar in young peoples diet
*If everything else in their diet is equal a person who has a can of coke a day adds an extra 14.5 pounds per year from calories alone.
* Each can of coke contains 9 cubes of sugar 
Personally I think them facts alone are enough to make you give up, Im not telling you to cut them out completely but to try and replace some sugary drinks with water is a great start or even diet or sugar free fizzy drinks is a compromise. Often these sugary drinks aren't fizzy so don't let that catch you out, sugar is hidden with it having over 50 different names. 

The GULP campaign is challenging you to completely give up sugary drinks, think you can do it? Sign up here.

Gulp- Give Up Loving Pop Campaign
Image Source: GULP

Im going to give this a go as its something I've wanted to do or a while and I will let you all know how I get on! Home2Office is also getting involved to see how click here.

For more info you can visit Gulp and see how you can get involved!

Would you consider giving up sugary drinks?

*This post was written in collaboration with Home2Office


  1. I really need to do this! i'm going to try and drink more water and less fizzy drinks!

  2. I need to stop drinking fizzy drinks, I'm obsessed with 'Fanta' I don't drink loads but would still like to cut it out

    Tasha x


  3. I drink too many fizzy drinks and I seriously need to cut back! This is such an informative post!


  4. I drink way to many fizzy drinks and I know it! I really need to cut back now! X

    Kate// itskaterose.com

  5. I actually don't really drink fizzy drinks! Only on nights out or at parties! This just proves why I don't 😂

  6. This is a great idea! I don't tend to drink many fizzy drinks but I think it's definitely something worth getting behind :) xx

  7. Love this ! I've massively reduced my fizzy drinks in terms of coke, pepsi etc. To help my transition to being healthier I have opted for Fanta lately, which is just as bad isn't it *hides face* haha but its orange flavoured so surely better LOL!


  8. I seriously need to give up on fizzy drinks, Irn-Bru is the culprit!