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      08.03.2014 22:08
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      A nice rich velvety chocolatly smooth yogurt for less than 3% fat

      Shape smooth chocolate yogurt.

      Price :- £1.00 for a pack of four


      I love my yogurts as you may well know I have one a day and when I saw these chocolate shape yogurts for £1.00 I couldn't resist. I didn't think they would taste that great because they are less than 3% fat and being a chocolate fan I love good quality chocolate and sometimes with less fat you don't get the rich chocolaty taste. Boy was I wrong. These taste amazing. The texture is so velvety, rich and yummy. They may be less than 3% fat but I don't think that applies when you eat 2 in one sitting.. Whoops!

      Nutritional Values
      Typical values Per 100g
      Energy 100 kcal 420 kJ
      Protein 3.4g
      Carbohydrate 16.0g
      (of which sugars 13.5g)
      Fat 2.3g
      (of which saturates 1.6g)
      Fibre 0.6g
      Sodium 0.05g
      (equivalent as salt 0.1g)
      Calcium 120mg (RDA 15%)

      These yogurts do come in different flavours as well but haven't tried any of the others so I can't comment on those yet!! I think everyone has to try these if you like a good chocolate yogurt/ mousse. So smooth and nice. I give this 5 stars. Good price, good quality and less that 3% fat.

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      03.02.2011 14:17
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      A delicious thick creamy fat free yoghurt!

      I must admit i am not a fan of yoghurts but when i started slimming world i was keen to have something 'sweet' for after dinner. Given they are FAT FREE the are a free food on slimmers world extra easy plan.

      I personally tried the cherry and blackberry pack which is purchased in a pack of 4 with 2 of each flavour. Currently at £1 a pack in asda, you get 4x120g pots. I was very impressed with these yoghurts. They are a really nice thick creamy consistency with nice chunks of cherry in them or pieces of blackberry. I chose this flavour as they are suitable for vegetarians. The mango and peach pack is also suitable for vegetarians but not a flavour i'd choose. The other flavours contain gelatine.

      These yoghurts are not runny as with usual diet yoghurts and doesnt have the artificial sweetener taste i find a lot do but are not sour either.

      They are not expensive as other similar products tend to be. They come in a cardboard sleeve purple in colour with clear bold writing 'Shape Zero' written on the top of the sleeve. All the nutritional info is given on the box in a clear manner. Stocked with all other adult packs of yoghurts.

      I have them all the time now and enjoy for breakfast, snacks or after meals and best of all they are fat free and delicious. I personally prefer the cherry.

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      16.10.2010 15:52
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      One of the better diet yoghurts

      I absolutely love yoghurt and my preferred brand is Rachel's Organic. However, delicious as they are, they're also fairly heavily laden with calories and I'm on yet another diet. Why is that once a person reaches their middle years, they only have to look at something remotely fattening to gain weight?

      As anybody who has ever been on a diet will attest, there is only so much fruit a body can eat and no amount of the stuff ever seems to satisfy your sweet tooth or fill that shrinking stomach. But what to eat instead of fruit? That is the question and, for me, the answer at the moment is Shape Fat Free Yoghurt.

      These tasty yoghurts are manufactured by the French company, Danone who claim they contain zero added sugar, zero added fat and 100% taste and I can't argue with that. Well, not much!

      The yoghurts are sold in packs of four and although the variety of flavours isn't extensive, there's bound to be at least one to appeal to most people. The flavours currently on offer are: strawberry/raspberry, fruits of the forest,/blueberry, cherry/blackberry, mango/ peach & passionfruit.


      Price and availability:

      Most major supermarkets will sell at least one or two of these combinations if not all of them. I last bought Shape yoghurts from Tesco where a four pack is currently on sale for £1.50 or two packs for £2.


      Nutritional value (per pot):

      As difference is negligible between the nutritional value of the varieties, I'm quoting only the values for the strawberry yoghurt.

      Calories: 71 cals
      Sugars: 8.9g
      Fat: 0.1g
      Salt: 0.2g

      Each variety contains 6% fruit and 24% of an adult's daily requirement of calcium. The ingredients list is very similar for all varieties, being made from skimmed milk, milk concentrates, fruit fibre, stabilisers, flavourings, sweeteners and colourings.

      Please note that the strawberry variety is NOT suitable for vegetarians as the colouring used is cochineal. None of the other varieties contain cochineal so can be eaten by vegetarians. As these yoghurts are manufactured on a line which also handles certain nuts, these are not suitable for anyone with nut allergies.


      My opinion:

      As I stated at the beginning of this review, these are not my yoghurt of choice and as a vegetarian (of sorts) I don't eat the strawberry variety because of the inclusion of cochineal. I must say that I find it extraordinary that any manufacturer would continue to use cochineal in a product nowadays as there are alternative colourants suitable for both vegetarians and vegans, so I'm guessing this is all down to cost of manufacture. For that reason, I'm taking one star off.

      Of the other flavours, I have to say I was agreeably surprised by the taste. My favourite flavour is the blueberry which is just sweet enough to take the edge off my sugar cravings. Of the other varieties, I enjoy the mango, fruits of the forest and raspberry flavours but the peach and passion fruit has a rather nasty aftertaste and I loathe and detest cherry flavoured yoghurt, irrespective of who makes it.

      All the yoghurts are of a thick consistency, almost thick enough to stand the spoon up in the pot and they are also quite filling. One of the ingredients is fruit fibre which obviously swells up and gives the stomach a satisfied feeling, at least for an hour or two.

      The sweeteners used in these yoghurst are aspartame and acesulfame K and I have to say that, although sweet, these don't have the same taste as sugar. In fact, with some of the varieties (most notably the peach and passion fruit), there is a definite chemical aftertaste which is really quite unpleasant. I'm taking off another star for this.

      These are not the worst diet yoghurts I've ever eaten and I will continue to buy and eat them because they are reasonably tasty, though I reserve the word delicious for a more deserving yoghurt. At any rate, they'll certainly fill the gap until I've lost enough poundage to return to my preferred brand. Please may it be soon!

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        20.04.2010 18:51
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        Well worth buying

        Danone Shape Fat Free Yoghurt

        Description: Manufacturer: Danone / Type: Yoghurt


        Anyone who has read some of my earlier reviews (thanks so much, I really appreciate all reads, rates and comments!) will know that I put on a few pounds over the festive season and have spent the last few months trying to eat healthy foods to get back into shape.

        The healthy eating and exercise regime has worked well and I have replaced most of the naughty foods and treats that I used to eat with healthier alternatives. One of these alternatives in fat free or low fat yogurt which I now snack on instead of ice cream or similar. Okay, it isn't as good as Ben and Jerrys but it can still be a sweet and tasty treat which fills you up until meal times.

        Right now, you can buy a four pack of these Shape yogurts for just £1 from Morrisons so if you are a fan, it could be worth stocking up.

        Each pot contains less than 80 calories and are fat free so they are a delicious and guilt free way of satisfying a sweet craving.

        Unlike many low fat yogurts, these are really thick and have a deliciously creamy texture. There is a wide range of flavours to choose from but my personal favourites are the cherry or the blackberry which are sweet but also slightly tart, giving a delicious overall flavour.

        I find that despite these pots of yogurt being smaller than some of the alternatives, they are quite filling. They combine thick and creamy yogurt with a decent helping of fruit pieces, meaning that you get some in every mouthful which I like.

        Overall, these are one of the better varieties of fat free yogurt, they are thick, delicious and have plenty of fruit in them too. You don't get that artificial taste that some brands have and they genuinely help me to feel fuller for longer, all at less that 80 calories, definitely worth trying!

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          12.04.2010 12:10
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          Lovely and creamy

          Danone Shape Fat Free Yoghurts are my favourite low fat dessert; they are virtually fat free and can be eaten for no syns when on the Slimming World diet. They come in a variety of flavours, blueberry, cherry, apricot, strawberry and raspberry and per pot are only 90 calories.

          They are nearly always on offer in the supermarket at around 2.50 for 2 four packs.

          So what do they taste like?

          When you're on a diet you are most susceptible to eating badly after tea and its pudding time. You're hidden sweet tooth comes out and starts demanding cake, biscuits, or chocolate and you're needing something which gives your taste buds a tingle without hitting you with the guilt trip half an hour later. These yoghurts are at least a response to that need, they are thick creamy and have a satisfying amount of fruit per pot.

          The yoghurts are very satisfying and don't in any way taste like a low fat product, they are thick have a satisfying consistency and can be eaten as a low fat dessert. They can also be used as a basis for a low fat trifle or cheesecake type dessert when used in combination with weetabix or something as a base. Ok, it's not a pudding but you can eat it without worrying about putting those pounds on.

          These yoghurts satisfy a need you have to itch when you're trying to lose weight; the hardest part for me about dieting is the absence of sweet things in your diet. These yoghurts have a satisfying sweetness to them, most low fat yoghurts tend to be thin and have a high acidic taste because there isn't any sugar to hide the inherent acidity of the process of making yoghurt.

          So eat up, enjoy and they don't go on your hips or thighs and instead actually help you lose weight, that's good enough for me.

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          02.02.2010 13:48
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          really do leave you fuller for longer.

          These fat free shape feel fuller for longer yoghurts have been advertised and sold for a year or so now, ideal as a snack or dessert.
          They come in packs of four in numerous flavours which include cherry,blackberry,peach,strawberry,raspberry and as usual price varies depending where purchased,I bought mine in morrisons this week for £0.68 but these were half price normally £1.40 sih for four.
          Everyone from the baby to my husband enjoy these as we are all yoghurt fans and eat a variety of brands, as I am like a lot of women im usually watching my weight and was keen to see if they do actually fill you for longer and in all honesty they really do i had the cherry one yesterday and it is a lovely creamy yoghurt rich and full of chunks of cherries, the use by date was 2 weeks away not that they will last that long in our house so a good shelf life in morrisons at any rate.
          All in all a lovely creamy yoghurt low enough in calories to enjoy daily and suitable for vegetarians, and fully recyclable packaging and tubs so all the better for the enviroment.

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          02.12.2009 08:10
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          Average Cherry Yogurt

          I tried quite a few yogurts different yogurts since I joined Dooyoo but had never tried Shape before. Spotting a pack containing both Blackberry and Cherry flavours I decided to give them a try.


          Packaging:

          The yogurt comes in a plastic pot which is predominantly purple. The pot is covered with the usual paper lid with the Shape logo on it. The pot lists the ingredients as well as telling us that it:-

          * Contains milk produced on a line handling almond, hazelnut, walnut and wheat
          * Is suitable for vegetarians
          * Is fat free

          The Danone Shape I purchased has 4 pots (2x Blackberry, 2 x Cherry) which came in a outer paper "sleeve". This review is for the Cherry flavour.



          The ingredients for this flavour are: Skimmed Milk, Cherry (6%), Skimmed Milk Powder, Milk Protein, Fibre (Guar Gum, Olgiofructose), Stabilisers (Modified Maize Starch, Carrageenan), Colour (Anthocyanins), Acidity Regulators (Sodium Citrate, Citric Acid), Flavouring, Yogurt Cultures, Sweeteners (Aspartame, Acesulfame K)



          Nutritional Information per 100g {per 120g pot in brackets}

          Energy kJ: 264kJ {319kJ}
          kcal: 62kcal ) 75kcal}
          Protein: 6.6g {7.9g}
          Carbohydrate: 8.7g {10.4g}
          of which total sugars: 8.2g {9.8g}
          Fat: 0.1g {0.2g}
          (of which saturates): 0.1g {0.1g}
          Fibre: 2.2.g {2.6g}
          Sodium: 0.09g {0.11g}
          Salt equivalent: 0.2g {0.3g}
          Calcim 189mg {227mg)


          The Yogurt:

          On opening the pot I can see that the yogurt is sort of pinky-lilac colour. It looks quite smooth and I can little a couple of little chunks of what are presumably cherries just lurking below the surface. Time to try it out!



          Price:

          At time of writing Morrisons are selling 4 pots of Danone Shape for 99p.


          Taste and Opinion:

          This yogurt has a fairly thick consistency. It's certainly thicker than the Muller Light yogurts and there seems to be an adequate amount of cherries to ensure that you get some in pretty much every spoonful you eat.

          Tastewise it's very creamy and fairly sweet which is good but there seems to be something lacking on the taste front. Unfortunately I can't put my finger on precisely what it is but I was left feeling less satisfied with this yogurt than I have been with some of the other brands I've tried. There is a some of that sweet artificial taste that you sometimes get when some yogurts use aspartame or other sweeteners which isn't great either. The blurb on the front claims that you'll "feel fuller for longer" but after a few days of eating this yogurt I can't say that I've noticed any marked difference.


          In terms of Recommended Daily Amounts one pot of this cherry flavour will provide you with:-

          + 4% RDA calories
          + 11% RDA of sugar
          + <1% RDA of fat
          + <1% RDA of saturates
          + 5% RDA of salt
          + 28% RDA of calcium


          There's not much to overly concern you there in terms of the Recommended Daily Amounts, and as far as the calcium is concerned one pot provides you with of a quarter of your Recommended Daily Amount which is good. But, if I liked these more then I'd still think twice about buying them, mainly for the small size of the pot.

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            11.11.2009 19:30
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            Great for filling you up!

            Danone Shape Yoghurt's

            What are they?

            These yoghurt's are a fat free product with fruit and sweeteners. They have a special hunger control formula with added fibre, protein and a creamy texture.

            What Flavours do they come in?

            The only flavours I am aware of are:
            Strawberry
            Raspberry
            Mango
            Peach and Passion Fruit
            Cherry
            Blackberry
            Blueberry
            Fruit of the Forest

            Why are they so good?

            This product is so good because it has that special formula. This keeps you going for hours without having the need to snack out. Danone is also a well know brand so you have the guarantee of customer satisfaction!

            Health wise

            Each 120g pot contains:

            75 calories
            9.7 g sugar
            0.2 g fat
            0.1 g saturates
            0.3 g salt

            This is good because it has less than 1g of fat in it! Even thought there are many fat free yoghurt's out there, this one differs because it makes you 'feel fuller for longer'!

            Packaging

            These yoghurt's come in packs of four and have a purple theme to them. They are nicely presented with a card sleeve over them and great little images of the fruit inside which attracts attention to the buyer!

            Loves for this product

            Personally, I like this product because when I am feeling in a really 'i want food and lots of it' mood, it comes in really handy because it fills you up. This is due to its really creamy and thick texture. I also like this because it is not really runny like you can find with the cheaper brands of yoghurt's.

            Also, these yoghurt's are regularly on offer at Tesco, so they can be picked up for no more than 2£ per four pots. This is not too bad but obviously if you are on a tight budget you would probably prefer the cheaper products.

            The fruit in these yoghurt's is also delicious. For example in the Forest Fruits flavour, there is lovely bits of Strawberries and Blackberries! The flavour of the yoghurt's is also really tasty and you can tell a lot of effort has been put into this product.

            The Bad Bits

            The only negatives I have about this product is if you get it from somewhere like the Co-op or Waitrose, it can be quite expensive. But I would say they are worth the money.

            These yoghurt's would be suitable for all ages, especially those hungry children who always pester you when it has only been an hour since they last ate!

            This is a really good product and I would recommend to everyone!

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            30.10.2009 18:51
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            Great as a yoghurt but not as a shape yoghurt

            When I became a mother, eating and sleeping were two things I didn't always have time for. I tend to get hungry very easily and struggle to go longer than three hours between meals. As I still carry a little extra weight from the pregnancy I am trying to resist the temptation to snack between meals. One day, when in the supermarket, I found Danone's yoghurt 'Feel fuller for longer' and thought; 'Great! This is perfect for me.' Or was it?

            Feel fuller for longer is small packaged yoghurt made of a hunger control formula. This means it contains fibre and protein that is supposed to fill you up to a greater extent than one would expect from regular yoghurt. Possible intended uses include as a snack between meals or as a healthy dessert. The yoghurt comes in a 120g package (four in a whole package) with flavours like; Blueberry, Fruits of the forest, Mango, Peach/Passionfruit, Strawberry and Raspberry. I tried the Blueberry and Fruits of the forest variety so will be reviewing those.

            In a 120g pot yoghurt (Blueberry and Fruits of the forest), from an adult's guideline daily amount, there is:

            76 calories
            10g sugars
            0.2g fat (<1%)
            0.1g saturates (<1%)
            0.3g salt

            On the package it claims to be fat free and contain fruit and sweeteners. Every variety has different amount of calories but they are all less than 100.

            The yoghurt has a creamy texture and contains bits of fruit, something which in my opinion is vital for yoghurt. The Blueberry and Fruits of the forest have a refreshing taste yet sweet. It is, on the other hand, not too sweet so of you like sweet yoghurt you might get disappointed.
            The package is quite soft so getting every single bit out with a teaspoon is no problem.
            Compared to other yoghurts (without hunger control formula) I think it is one of the tastiest, simply because of its creamy texture and bits of fruit. I haven't tried any other yoghurt with hunger control formula so I can't compare this one to others in its category.
            In my opinion you do get tasty yoghurt worth your money but you might as well buy one that hasn't a hunger control formula if you only want nice creamy yoghurt.

            There are a few positive things about this Danone yoghurt. It is perfect for a snack as well as a dessert after a meal, which seemed to have more effect. Because of the combination of the meal and the yoghurt makes it hard to say which of the two that kept me full.
            Other advantages, such as, its creamy texture, bits of fruit and the 76 calories in one 120g portion attract you to buy it. So what is missing? It doesn't do what it promises. If it doesn't keep you full then why should you buy this specific yoghurt? Feel fuller for longer, I think, is a good idea for yoghurt and if it would work for me I would buy it even though it is not the cheapest yoghurt on the market. I am not saying that you shouldn't try it, because it works for some people (other reviewers on Ciao) so maybe it will work for you.

            So as yoghurt I give it 4/5 but for a feel fuller for longer yoghurt I give it 1/5 only because it doesn't work.

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            29.06.2009 13:15
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            Lovely yoghurt for health savvy snackers

            It's hard to believe that these yoghurts are fat free. When you open one, they're incredibly thick compared with other yoghurts that make similar health claims (*cough*MULLERLIGHT*cough*). Reassuringly, they're often pale, natural colours which in the modern marketplace of additives everywhere is rather nice.

            They come in a variety of different fruit flavours, and in each pot there is a generous helping of actual fruit pieces. This is especially true of the cherry and summer berry flavours. This liberal distribution of real ingredients may explain why, at £1.48 for four, they're steeply priced. Although it obviusly helps with the health benefits of the yogurt, I cannot help but feel a range of 'desert' flavours wouldn't go amiss, if they managed to keep the creamy texture a vanilla one would really hit the spot!

            They taste lovely, with a creamy texture and a strong but not overpowering flavour. They're not overly sweet, so if you are used to more sugary yogurts aproach with caution. They do keep you filled up, and make a good mid morning or lunch time snack. However, I would advise against keeping them in the fridge too long, as they have a habbit of developing a thin watery liquid on top of the yogurt which detracts from the usually creamy texture.

            Overall, I'd say they're a tad expensive but a worth while purchase if you're trying to get on a healthy diet, or are fed up with dissapointing low fat alternatives.

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              06.06.2009 11:54
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              Shape Yogurt

              Get in Shape

              I normally eat Muller Corner yogurts but I wanted a bit of a change and so browsed the yogurt isle a few weeks ago in Sainsburys and it was the Shape yogurts from Danone that caught my eye.

              Danone is a French foods-product company based in Paris and claims world leadership in fresh dairy products. I know whenever I think of yogurt Danone comes to mind fairly quickly.

              Shape yogurt is described as a fat free dairy product with fruit and sweeteners. The reason why I was drawn to this range of yogurts is because on the packaging it says feel fuller for longer. A product that's good for you that keeps you feeling fuller for longer, this sounded good and well worth a try. They say that if you're trying to manage that temptation to snack or nibble then you should try Shape. Apparently it contains a scientifically proven hunger control formula. This formula combines high protein, active fibre and satisfying creamy texture that works to keep you filled up.

              The yogurt is definitely very creamy which I love. When you peel off the lid it's a very thick yogurt which has a lovely decadent creamy taste. They also have big chunks of fruit in them which give it a great taste. In fact all the yogurt tastes are realistic and yummy. Among the flavours they produce are raspberry, strawberry, mango and peach and passionfruit.

              I have a yogurt in the morning for breakfast with some muesli and I have to say I do find them quite filling. I think they are definitely more filling than other yogurts out there and I find after having that for breakfast I don't really need anything else until lunch which is good.

              Another great thing about these yogurts is that they are fat free and that each 120g pot only contains 73 calories which is very low. Combine that with the fact that you are getting your calcium from the yogurt and you really have food a tasty, healthy product.

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                They really do fill you up

                Since my little one turned 10 weeks old yesterday, I decided its time to start a diet and try and lose that dreaded jelly belly. I've always had a sweet tooth so there was no way I'd last without having something sweet in my diet, so I was interested to see these yoghurts on offer in Sainsbury's. I remember seeing the advert on TV saying they were low fat, tasty and killed those hunger pains by keeping you full up for longer. I was sold! They come in different flavours but I bought the pack with two strawberry and 2 raspberry flavours.

                ~Packaging~

                These yoghurts come in a pack of 4 120g pots. The packaging is actually quite attractive and eye catching, being different colours of pink with both the 'Danone' and 'Shape' logo clearly visible. The packaging tells us that these yoghurts are fat free and will keep us feeling "fuller for longer". The expiry date is clearly visible on the top, which is three weeks from now, not a bad shelf life for yoghurt.

                ~Ingredients~

                Suitable for vegetarians, these yoghurts contain the following main ingredients -
                Skimmed milk
                Raspberry
                Skimmed milk powder
                Milk protein
                Fibre
                Stabilisers
                Colour (concentrated elderberry juice)
                Acidity regulators
                Flavouring
                Yoghurt cultures
                Sweeteners.

                There is also a statement warning prospective buyers that these are made on a line that also handles a variety of nuts.

                ~Fat content~

                Considering I'm on a diet I was interested in how good I could feel about eating these yoghurts. Each pot contains 73 calories, 0.2g of fat, 0.1g of which is saturated. However there is 9.4g of sugar, which is 10% of an adult's recommended daily allowance.

                ~Taste~

                As I said they do different flavours that come in 4 different packs, strawberry and raspberry; mango and peach passion fruit, cherry and blackberry, and blueberry and fruits of the forest. I have so far only tried the strawberry and raspberry and to be honest the other flavours don't really appeal to me.

                When taking the lid off I was surprised to see that the yoghurt was really quite thick, almost like fromage frais. They smell of...well, yoghurts. There isn't really much else to say, they smell what you'd expect them to smell of.

                So onto the important thing, what did they taste of? Well they were really quite nice. I must admit I wasn't expecting too much considering the claims they made but I really did enjoy both flavours. There were no "bits" of fruit in the yoghurt, although my husband complained that the Raspberry seeds got stuck in his teeth!

                They tasted really fruity and the thick consistency added to the creamy taste. To be honest they tasted like they should have far more calories in them than they really did.

                As for the claim of keeping us fuller for longer, I don't think it was too much of an exaggeration. I had my yoghurt at around 11am and by 3pm I realised that I'd forgotten about lunch. OK, that's not that unusual, I often forget to eat when I'm looking after my little one, but when I do remember I can eat for England! However, after this yoghurt, a small sandwich filled me up...result! I don't care how it works, I just care that it does!

                ~Price~

                They retail at around £1.50 for 4, but they are very often on offer. I bought them for £1 from Sainsbury's and they are usually on offer elsewhere for around 2 for £2.50. Since they were a bargain and the shelf life is quite good I think I'm going to stock up next time I'm in Sainsbury's!

                ~Availability~

                You can buy this from pretty much any supermarket or local store.

                For more info see www.danoneshape.com

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                  17.03.2009 17:19
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                  As part of my post Christmas/post baby diet I was on the look out for something sweet and filling to eat for pudding. I saw an advert for shape feel fuller for longer yogurts and thought they looked good so I purposely looked for them next time I was in the supermarket. So far I haven't had to pay full price for them which is £1.43 in Asda as they are on 2 packs for £2.50.

                  I decided to try the 4 pack containing 2xMango and 2xPeach and Passion fruit, each pot contains 120grams of yoghurt. I must admit that first impressions weren't great as they looked incredibly thick and had a small amount of liquid on the top of the yoghurt. Once I put my spoon in and stirred the pot I saw large chunks of Mango in the yoghurt and the smell was amazing. Not as amazing as the taste though.....wow who would have thought that something fat free could taste so good. The yoghurts were sweet without being sickly and had a delicious creamy taste and texture. Usually I find that low fat yoghurts are very thin and watery these were the complete opposite.

                  Shape says that the yoghurts contain an "exclusive hunger control formula with active fibre, high protein and a satisfying creamy texture". I certainly agree with the satisfying creamy texture and I would say that I do feel full after eating one but the flaw in their plan is that they are so tasty that you want to eat all 4 straight away so it doesn't really matter!!

                  The yoghurts are available in 4 packs in Raspberry and Strawberry, Mango and Peach & Passion Fruit, Cherry and Blackberry, Strawberry, Fruit of the Forest and Blueberry, Exotic Fruits and Pineapple.

                  At only 1 weight watchers point per pot they are the first thing on my shopping list each week who says that eating healthy is boring!!

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                    17.03.2009 16:08
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                    These are well worth trying, although I know alot of people who don't like the thick creamy texture.

                    I love these yoghuts, and always purchase them when they are on special offer (not when full price, but thats because i rarely buy items full price , and always shop for the offers).

                    I like yoghuts because they are lovely, cool, refreshing, and so versitile. You can have one as a snack, dessert, or mix one up with some fruit.

                    These yoghuts claim to make you "FEEL FULLER FOR LONGER" and are fat free. They also contain High Protein and Active Fibre.

                    Each 120g yoghut provides approx:-

                    73 (4%)Calories
                    9.4g (10%) Sugars
                    0.2g (less than 1% fat)
                    0.1g (less than 1% saturates)
                    0.3g (5% salt)

                    So overall pretty good.

                    The first thing you notice when you peel back the lid is just how thick and creamy looking this yoghut is. To give you some idea, if you stick your spoon in it will stand up.

                    The taste and texture is also very thick, creamy and satisfying.
                    I chose the Raspberry and Strawberry flavours, and although very tasty they do not contain HUGE chucks of fruit (although not completley smooth)

                    I couldn't say whether you "FEEL FULLER FOR LONGER" because as the end of the day it's only a 120g yoghut. But I can tell you that they taste so good I wanted to eat another one straight after.

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                      09.03.2009 14:53
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                      Thick and creamy.....and rather nice!

                      Yoghurts in our house never last very long. My children love them and so because of the number we get through, I tend to buy the value versions, otherwise my yoghurt bill alone would be enormous!

                      Last week, however, I sent Mr Hypno to the supermarket and he came home with 2 packs of 4 Shape yoghurts because they were on BOGOF. I think he also saw "branded" products as a bit of a treat too.....

                      These yoghurts are fat free, and claim to have a "hunger control formula" making you feel fuller for longer. Now, I have never felt full after eating a yoghurt, especially a fat free one, so I had my doubts.......but not enough to stop me bringing one into work for a mid morning snack.

                      I am training for the London Marathon at the moment, and as a result of the increasing number of miles I am plodding, I find that I am hungry for most of the day, and need to "graze" continually. Aware that this is probably not the right habit to be forming, and due to the increasing number of crumbs on my desk, I am trying to regulate that grazing into a mid morning snack to keep me going until lunchtime, and another in the afternoon to see me through until after my run, when I can have a proper meal.

                      So the promise of this yoghurt, sceptical though I was, to keep me feeling fuller for longer, was something I felt was appropriate right now!

                      I had the blueberry version, simply because that is the only one that was left in the fridge after the rest of my tribe had helped themselves.

                      On opening the yoghurt lid, you instantly see that this is a very thick and creamy yoghurt. So many "diet" or low fat yoghurts are fairly runny, and I find that quite unappetising, so it was a welcome sight to see such a thick yoghurt. Wonderfully purple in colour, and with definite fruit bits in sight too, it looked quite good.

                      This is certainly a thick and creamy consistency, and as a result it took me longer to eat than many other yoghurts. This meant that I was tricking my mind into thinking that I had eaten more than usual, simply because of the amount of time taken to eat it......perhaps this is one of the ways in which the "hunger control formula" works?

                      Like many diet yoghurts, this has a list of ingredients that do not appear appetising, such as guar gum, aspartame, acesulfame K and the like, but sadly that seems to be the norm with so called "healthy alternatives". I would say that you have to decide what it is you want from your yoghurt - natural ingredients, with a few extra calories and fat grammes, or low fat, low calorie with some artificial bits and bobs added in.

                      Anyway, back to my experience.......the flavour was certainly fruity, quite sharp, and not with the artificially sweet aftertaste that I was expecting. The thick creaminess of this particular yoghurt did not make it feel as though I was eating a low fat product, so all in all, on a taste/look/texture basis, I give it the thumbs up. It certainly had more appeal than the cheaper value yoghurts I normally buy.

                      Did it make me feel fuller for longer? Well, I had no urge to nip out to the newsagents before lunch and buy a sneaky packet of crisps, or to eat my sandwich early, and had my lunch at a very respectable 1pm. This might have been because I am very busy at work at the moment, and didn't have time to think about eating, or it might have been because of the secret formula in this yoghurt.......I'll never know.

                      What I CAN say, though, is that it was certainly satisfying, took a good amount of time to eat, so I appreciated the fact that I was taking in food, and tasted good.

                      I wouldn't normally pay full price for 4 of these, but would look to pick them up again when they are on offer in the future.

                      Suitable for vegetarians, but made on a line handling nuts and wheat.

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