Beverages: ReThink Your Drink

This ad below caught my attention as I was walking by a bus stop in Los Angeles.  Having, done weight loss programs in the past made aware of how much calories are consumed in a day when beverages are included in calorie counting.  Most people try to reduce their calorie intake by focusing on food, but another way to cut calories may be to think about what you drink.

Calories in drinks are not hidden (they’re listed right on the Nutrition Facts label), but many people don’t realize just how many calories beverages can contribute to their daily intake. As you can see in the example below, calories from drinks can really add up. But there is good news: you have plenty of options for reducing the number of calories in what you drink. (See Calorie Beverage Chart)