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08/02/2013 at 19:22
I bought a wee box of Rhubarb & custasweeties sweets from M&S today, the ones they keep at the checkout. After I'd eaten most of them - it's only a small box so prob only about 10-15 sweets in it, I noticed there was a warning on the back - "excessive consumption could cause a laxative effect". Well they're not wrong, I've been in and out if the toilet for the past hour and my stomach is making all sorts of weird gurgling sounds. I Wouldn't consider one box to be excessive but I'm never buying the bloody things again!
08/02/2013 at 19:39
Poor woman! Not surprised though, lactulose (for constipation) is a form sugar. Those sweets are full of it - at least you're not now...Over consumption of mints can have the same effect...
08/02/2013 at 19:42
Oops. Polos say the same!
08/02/2013 at 19:46
I'm sure I've eaten much more than that before with no side effects like this! The box wasn't that much bigger than a matchbox!
1st baby I've never noticed that on polos before.
08/02/2013 at 19:47
Oh and they're supposed to be sugar free!
08/02/2013 at 20:19
Oh dear! That's a little bit funny thou, sorry! Hope it doesn't last DD x
08/02/2013 at 20:24
I'd be laughing too Lauren!
08/02/2013 at 20:28
I may get some this weekend to get rid of this excess wine weight lol!
08/02/2013 at 20:39
Why was I expecting... Are made of 60% horse meat???
08/02/2013 at 21:21
The sugar free ones are the worst as it is whatever they replace the sugar with that causes the problems. I once bought a big bag of sugar free sweets off ebay when I started WW and within 10 minutes of eating a few I smelt like a field of cows - infact I made my children cry because of the stink.
Definitely steer clear!
08/02/2013 at 21:28
I suppose that makes sense AlsiT. Haha your poor children!
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