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August 27, 2013

Julie’s Pick: Goodbye Soda. Hello LaCroix

Filed under: nutrition,our current passion — Tags: , , , , — Marcelle Robert @ 9:42 pm

Calories in sugared beverages (sodas, teas, sports drinks, etc) are often over looked. One 16-ounce soda contains about 200 (empty) calories. Drinking 2.5 regular bottled sodas each day, without changing any other calories or doing more exercise, can mean a 1-pound weight gain each week. If you regularly drink sugared beverages, try cutting back or eliminating completely.

Try alternating high calorie beverages with calorie-free options. My personal favorite is water with fresh squeezed oranges, lemons/limes or LaCroix sparkling water Calorie free and refreshing flavor!

– Julie