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One drink you really should avoid We eat and drink many things that are bad for us health wise. In some ways, it is understandable. I would think that most people, if given the option, would probably choose a snack cake over a bowl of kale. Yet the snack cake is loaded with sugar, artificial flavors, and preservatives while in a Human Nutrition Research Center study, kale ranked highest in antioxidants of any food.
So while we won’t stop consuming all the things that are bad for us or begin consuming all the things that are good for us, with a little common sense and will power, we can strike a balance.
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If you’re trying to lose weight or simply get healthier, one must-do tool in your get-fit arsenal should be to cut empty calories. Empty calories are what we consume in foods and beverages that yield few or no beneficial nutrients—but pack on plenty of calories. Consuming food and beverage items like soda, energy drinks, pizza, hot dogs, and junk food will rack up your calorie count while offering you no nutrients in return.
That’s why switching from soda to water is a perfect way to cut empty calories. Water doesn’t have any calories, but hydrates our bodies and gives us necessary minerals. In the case of alkaline ionized water, you can actually drink antioxidants and hydroxyl ions through your …