More healthy to drink Coke than 100plus or Milo? — Nutri-Grade system shocks TikToker

SINGAPORE: A Singapore TikTok consumer was very shocked to be taught that based mostly on the Well being Promotion Board (HPB) grading system for drinks, Coke is more healthy not solely than a 100plus, an isotonic sports activities drink, but in addition Milo, which has lengthy been promoted as a wholesome beverage, particularly for youngsters.

The video from Almightyalicia or lish, exhibits a Coke with a grade of B, a 100plus with a grade of C, and a Milo with the unhealthiest grade of all, a D. She captioned it “I wish to dwell in my delusion pls🙏🏻 HPB dont expose the reality bc it HURTS 🥲


I wish to dwell in my delusion pls🙏🏻 HPB dont expose the reality bc it HURTS 🥲

♬ unique sound – lish 🙆🏻‍♀️ – lish 🙆🏻‍♀️

Nonetheless, it appears not all Milo and Coke merchandise are created equal on the subject of Nutri-Grade scores. A examine on the web site of NTUC Fairprice exhibits that in different varieties, the grades Milo and Coke obtained have been the opposite manner round, with Milo getting a B and Coke getting a D.



On the Nutri-Grade A and B Packaged Drinks Listing on-line from, Coke drinks with decrease sugar content material get a B score.


And most Milo drinks do get a B, apart from Milo 3-in-1, which will get a D itemizing.


Lish’s video has since been seen over 93,000 occasions, with commenters wanting to weigh in on the matter.

Some made a joke of the scores.

“Score discuss with d style, A=common B=higher C=could make it D=scrumptious,” quipped one netizen.

And lish wrote in a remark that even with the score, she’ll nonetheless keep on with Milo. “It’s okay, even whether it is D, in poor health dwell within the D-lusion that it’s B.”

“They stick the sticker wrongly la,” wrote one other.

One TikTok consumer appeared puzzled, writing, “thought coke is all the time folks say most unhealthy drink however is B ?”

However others identified that sugar content material is an enormous a part of HPB’s scores.

In explaining the necessity for such measures because the Nutri-Grade score system, HPB wrote, “Diabetes is a severe well being concern in Singapore. The variety of Singapore residents with diabetes is projected to achieve a million by 2050, if nothing is completed. In response to the numerous well being and societal burden posed by diabetes, MOH launched the Struggle on Diabetes in 2016 to mobilise a whole-of-society effort to deal with the illness.

Excessive sugar consumption is linked to elevated danger of weight problems and diabetes. A 2021 native meta-analysis which included research on Asian populations discovered that larger consumption of sugary drinks was related to a 51 per cent larger danger of diabetes, in comparison with decrease consumption. 


Singaporeans are consuming on common twelve teaspoons (or 58g) of sugar every day. Greater than half of Singaporeans’ every day sugar consumption comes from drinks, of which pre-packaged drinks contribute 64 per cent and freshly ready drinks contribute 36 per cent. Extra must be executed to additional scale back Singaporeans’ sugar consumption.” /TISG

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