Sweetened drinks can contribute calories to the overall diet
Beverage calories may not provide a feeling of overall fullness
Reducing high-calorie beverages may be an easy way to decrease calorie intake and lose or maintain weight
Tips for Making Smart Drink Choices
Choose power drinks like water, milk and juice instead of soft drinks
Drink in the morning: Pour a glass of water, juice or milk
Drink all day: Keep a water bottle handy in the car, at home, work or school
Drink water before, during and after activity
Helpful Handouts for Re-Thinking Your Drink
Smart Drinks for a Healthy Weight: Staying hydrated can make a difference in your health, your performance and even your attitude. This handout tells you how choosing power drinks like water, milk and juice instead of soft drinks can help you maintain a healthy weight and quench your thirst.
Making Smart Drink Choices: Are you drinking enough water during your day? Read this handout to learn daily water recommendations and why you should limit high-sugar drinks like soda and juice. Spanish Version
Think Your Drink: This colorful chart shows you the difference between healthy and non-healthy drinks.