Sip Smart: Cut Back On Sugar

Replace one sugary drink like regular fizzy drinks; with water or a low calorie juice and you’ll avoid about 10 teaspoons of sugar. Add lemon, mint or frozen strawberries for flavor and fun.

The liquid sugar in colas appears to bypass the body’s normal fullness cues. One study compared an extra 450 calories per day from jelly beans vs. soda. The candy eaters unconsciously ate fewer calories overall, but not so for the soda drinkers. They gained 1 kg in four weeks.

Sip Smart: Cut Back On Sugar is one of 24 posts in the series HOW TO LOSE WEIGHT WITHOUT DIETING.

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