Day 16: Get into the habit of flavored water
Beverages like soda, lemonade, sports drinks, energy drinks, and even fruit juice are loaded with empty calories. These drinks are often packed with sugar and lack in any real nutritional value. Although these beverages are high in calories, they will not reduce your hunger or help you feel full. Ditching sugary drinks is essential for cutting back on excess calories. It’s important to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water.
Drinking water helps boost your metabolism, cleanses your body, and even reduces your appetite. Staying hydrated also helps you lose water weight, because your body will not retain as much water when you’re properly hydrated. Drinking flavored water is a win-win: drinking water helps you lose weight and improves your overall health, and cutting back on other kinds of beverages can help you eliminate excess sugar and calories from your diet. Stocking up on water in a variety of your favorite flavors is an easy and delicious way to reach your ideal water intake every day.