Which? analysed the fat, sugar and calorie levels in brands designed for weight-loss and compared them with the traditional produces, and found their to be little difference. In some cases, the weight-loss products were worse, for example Kellogg’s Special K contain 3g more sugar than Kellogg’s Cornflakes.
The head of for Which? services research said: “If you’re looking for a New Year quick-fix to shed a few pounds, weight-loss products aren’t the answer.”