Sumary of The Worst Drinking Habits for Your Waistline, Say Experts:
- Plus, registered dietitian nutritionist Clara Lawson points out that juice doesn’t contain the beneficial fiber that its whole fruit counterpart has.
- When you just can’t resist a glass of juice, make it a point to seek out unsweetened products, and stick with a 4-ounce (about 1/2 cup) serving.
- ShutterstockSpeaking of adult beverages, Lawson says that moderation is key if you’re watching your waistline.
- “Alcohol hinders the ability of your body to burn fat, makes you feel hungry, and results in unhealthy eating habits,” Lawson explains.
- But even though it’s calorie-free, Lawson says diet soda isn’t necessarily a healthier choice.
- In fact, one 2015 study found that people who consumed diet soda daily experienced a waist circumference increase nearly four times greater than people who didn’t have diet soda over a 10-year period.
- Or, if you’re looking for something caffeinated, consider unsweetened or lightly sweetened sparkling tea.
- For example, Sound Sparkling Tea is so it still packs a ton of flavor from natural botanicals, but has 0 grams of sugar.