Statistics show that half of all Americans drink diet soda on a regular basis, and that they consume (brace yourself) 4 billion gallons of the stuff each year! Well, if you’re one of those dedicated guzzlers, here are four facts you absolutely need to know:
Having trouble kicking your 3-cans-a-day habit? Here’s a few helpful how-to hints:
Switch your fizz to sparkling water or seltzer with a squeeze of fresh orange, lime, or lemon juice.
Drink lots of water. You’ll stay hydrated, cut calories, and always have a healthy, sippable beverage within reach.
Energize your afternoon with non-caffeinated options like green tea or a fruit smoothie, like this antioxidant-rich Raspberry-Rosemary recipe:
1 cup of frozen raspberries
½ cup of frozen blackberries or blueberries
½ of a fresh or frozen banana
Leaves from 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary, chopped
1 cup of milk or water
Honey to taste (optional)
Put all of the ingredients in a blender, and blend on high speed for 30 to 45 seconds, or until the drink is smooth and creamy. Pour it into a tall glass, sip, and enjoy.
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