Over the last few weeks, we’ve talked about losing weight quite a bit. We’ve discussed different procedures you can have in depth, and helped bust some myths as well. One thing we need to discuss now, though, are drinks you need to avoid when trying to lose weight.
Drinks are really just a collection of different ingredients and elements, and even though it’s not natural to think this way, when you’re losing weight you should approach drinks as a number. So, for example, how many calories does it have? What about protein? Fat? Will it give me enough vitamins? These are the sort of questions you should be asking, and together, the answers will form a profile for the drink, much like how we describe someone’s personality based on a bunch of different character traits they have.
Some drinks, just like people, are best to avoid when trying to achieve your goals. Here are the worst offenders.
Soda Drinks (And Their Evil Twin, Diet Soda)
To put it simply: soda is garbage. You could keep your diet the exact same as it is now, but take away soda, and you’d still see pretty significant results in terms of weight lost. This is because soda is jam-packed with sugar, with a single can of Coke coming out to around 160 calories. If you drink pop you likely drink at least one can a day, but probably more. The calories add up. And the worst part about it all? Soda has absolutely no nutritional value to offset all of the sugar and calories you’re taking in. That means this is, by far, the biggest item to avoid on the list.
Look: we all know alcohol has a wide-range [...]