Many weight loss programs emphasize only on what you eat. That is a mistake. Selecting the right drinks can improve your metabolism, help to cut calories and curb your appetite. Average Americans drink one out of five of their daily calories. Some drinks are helpful in weight loss program while some are harmful.
Taking enough water have a positive effect on your metabolism and can help you cut hundreds of calories per day. Also, when you drink two glasses of water before a meal helps you feel full faster so you eat less.
100% fruit juice gives you vitamins and antioxidant without all the extra sugar. You can always check for the percentage composition of real juice in a juice drink. Stay away from juice drink that have added sweeteners.
You can make your own smoothies: blend blueberries, strawberries, and banana then you have a drink. The ingredients you need include skim milk or almond milk and fresh or frozen fruit.
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Calcium-rich foods may help you lose weight. Eating dairy foods like milk, eggs can help with weight loss. Skim or low-fat milk can also have a great benefits.
Energy and sport drinks are higher calories products like soda. They may contain additional vitamins and mineral, but you can get this same nutrients in low-calorie foods. Stay hydrated with water when you are on weight loss program rather than energy and sport drinks. Unless you are exercising hard and sweating a lot you take sport drinks.
Veggie juice contain half the calories but a lot more sodium than fruit juice. A cup of tomato juice has 41 calories, compared to 122 calories in orange juice. Juice like carrot with pulp provides fiber, which help to control hunger.
Coffee is a very good antioxidants and calorie-free. It is a better choice for caffeine rather than energy drinks. Studies shows that moderate drinking of coffee (3 to 4 cups a day) will improve mood and concentration, and may likewise lower the risk of type 2 diabetes and some types of cancer.