Never Drink Sodas
This Thinny Thursday tip is pretty self-explanatory. Soda has been linked to pancreatic cancer, heart risks, rotting teeth, and of course, obesity. I know a guy who simply cut soda out of his diet and dropped 15 pounds. Wop-babaloo-bop, there you go.
And for you diet soda fans who drink a beverage as a snack or food substitute, you're drowning your insides in disgusting chemicals for nothing, because studies show that "artificial sweeteners increase weight gain odds." Studies also show that even sugar free sodas result in an increased incidence of metabolic syndrome ("a cluster of risk factors linked to diabetes and heart disease").
Anyway, it's a complete waist of calories to drink them, if you ask me. I'm a huge fan of the tall glass of water! If you need caffeine, drink tea! Tea can have incredible benefits for your body. Green tea is practically touted as a panacea by some!
If you need bubbles, try fruit flavored sparkling water. Or if you want a cold palette cleanser with a kick, try Kombucha! This fizzy beverage is amazing and naturally low in calories :)
Finally, if you must must must have "soda", try all natural brands made with natural sweeteners and fewer calories. Hope that helps! :)