An Easy Way to Lose Weight

Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS
1-minute read

lose weightAccording to the latest dietary surveys, sweetened beverages like soda, juice drinks, sports drinks, and so-called “vitamin waters” now account for up to 20% of the calories consumed by the average American.  And these calories aren’t being consumed instead of other calories but in addition to them, leading to weight gain.  By replacing just one sweetened beverage with water every day, you could lose a half pound a week.

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About the Author

Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS

Monica Reinagel is a board-certified licensed nutritionist, author, and the creator of one of iTunes' most highly ranked health and fitness podcasts. Her advice is regularly featured on the TODAY show, Dr. Oz, NPR, and in the nation's leading newspapers, magazines, and websites. Do you have a nutrition question? Call the Nutrition Diva listener line at 443-961-6206. Your question could be featured on the show.