Health Tip: Opt for Healthier Beverages

Suggestions to avoid needless sugar and calories

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(HealthDay News) -- Some drinks can be a significant source of unnecessary calories and sugar. But there are healthier ways to quench your thirst.

The American Heart Association suggests:

  • Skip sweet tea in favor of plain, unsweetened tea with a squirt of lemon, some berries or calorie-free sweetener.
  • Enjoy a glass of club soda with fruit slices for added flavor.
  • Skip mochas, and opt for a small latte. Ask for nonfat milk instead of whipped cream.

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