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5 Low-Calorie Beverages


Cutting back after the holidays with low-calorie food and drink?

With my New Year’s Eve hangover still lingering and cries of, “I’m never drinking again” echo from every sofa across the country, This Beautiful Day brings to you our liquid detox guide. Check out these 5 low-calorie beverage ideas from The GetReal Gurls to get you back on the healthy wagon once again:

Bad beverage choices could bust your healthy eating plan in a snap. Don’t fall sucker to this common diet blunder by sticking to healthy liquid choices like the ones listed below.

1) Water – Yes I know, water is so boring right?! I’m sorry to break it to you but water is still and forever will be (yes I can say this without doubt) the best beverage choice. It’s thirst quenching, hydrating and calorie cost-free. Choose water at least six times a day and please skip the plastic. Try these water variations for fun and flare:

– water + lime slices or a splash of lime juice

– water + cucumber slices

– water + fruit slices

– drinking water from a wine glass (makes it fun dontcha think?)

– hot water with lemon

-or my favorite….sparkling water (aka Perrier, etc). Just choose a low sodium option. (more…)