8 Healthy Drinking Habits for Weight Loss

What you drink is just as important as when you drink.

Oct 28, 2020

HealthLine – What you drink accounts for 18 percent of the total calories you end up consuming per day, according to the USDA.

That means that if you aren’t keeping track of what’s in your cup, you could be tacking on an additional 483 calories to your daily diet without a second thought.

To help you on your weight loss journey, read up on these healthy drinking habits for weight loss.

1. Don’t rely on diet drinks

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Diet drinks aren’t the weight loss solution you may be hoping for. According to an American Journal of Public Health study, 1 in 5 overweight and obese American adults consumes diet beverages.

After analyzing dietary intake data further, researchers discovered that these overweight and obese diet soda drinkers actually consume significantly more calories per day (88 calories and 194 calories, respectively), compared to overweight sugary soda drinkers.

While the results don’t prove causation (meaning we can’t say that drinking diet soda causes weight gain), the researchers urge those who are looking to lose weight to not rely solely on switching from sugary soda to diet beverages but to also reduce food calorie intake

2. Throw back a couple glasses before you eat

Want to shed a few pounds? A study published in the journal Obesity suggests that it may be worth throwing back a couple of glasses of water before each meal.

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When obese adult participants were encouraged to “preload” each of their three main meals with two glasses of water before eating, they lost an average of 9.5 pounds over the course of 12 weeks. Someone pass the watcher pitcher!

3. Have a protein shake before bed

If you’re working out to lose weight, you probably already know the importance of getting more protein in your diet … Read more. 


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