While focusing on the quality of your food and the size of your servings is paramount, you might not be paying attention to how many calories you are drinking. This is what you shouldn’t drink if you want to lose weight.
Are you on a diet? You’ve probably watched your portion sizes, the type of food you choose, but are you paying attention to what you drink? These are the beverages you should stay away from if you want to lose weight.
While drinking teas with no sugar or milk is perfectly fine, if you are trying to lose weight make sure you prepare your tea because a bottle of iced tea contains from 200 to 450 calories.
I know this is the pumpkin spice season and you are probably eager to go to your favorite coffeehouse and order one, but did you know it could reach up to 400 calories and 50 grams of sugar? So if you are going to indulge in coffee, go for the low-fat milk option and drink in moderation.
Sports drinks or drinks that claim to have vitamins are usually packed with sugar, artificial color, and additives that will contribute to gaining weight.
It is much better to eat fruit and incorporate fibers and vitamins that will make you feel full, instead of drinking your calories .and make sure you don’t add any sugar to your drinks.
It’s perfectly fine to drink a glass of wine or a cocktail once in a while, but make sure you don’t regularly drink alcohol. Two drinks a night can add up to 500 calories a day.
Apart from the latter, not drinking enough water can affect your weight loss efforts. Make sure you drink at least 2 liters a day.