Monday, February 1, 2010

Food & Nutrition
Don't Drink Your Calories

Calories consumed in the liquid form of fancy coffee drinks,soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages can waylay you when you're trying to lose weight. That's because people don't seem to "count" liquid calories as part of their daily calorie total. Those extra liquid calories add up fast.

A 20-ounce soft drink packs 250 calories, a 12-ounce mocha coffee drink has around 300, the average mixed drink has 300, and a glass of wine or beer about 150.Multiply that by a few servings and you can see how the extra calories can spell trouble for your weight-loss efforts.

Continue reading to learn how to avoid the trap of high-calorie beverages. Read more

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