I think the number one thing people could do to lose some weight is to stop drinking calories.
Ever notice how people are drinking all the time? Pop, sweetened teas, juice type drinks like Snapple, always something. Now it's coffee. But not just coffee – it's liquid dessert.
A 12 oz can of pop has 136 calories. 33 grams of sugar. How many do you drink per day?
A Caffe Vanilla Frappuccino Grande size has 430 calories. 60 grams of sugar.
A Cappuccino Grande has only 120 and 10 sugars.
Pumpkin Spice Latte has 380 and 49 sugars.
Just so you know.
If you take in 500 less calories per day, you can lose a pound per week.
Do you drink four cans of pop per day? Most people don't drink cans anymore they drink those bigger bottles.
How many Starbucks' goodies do you have per day?
Ok, so maybe you love this stuff too much to give it up. I'm just saying. Stop drinking your calories and you can probably lose weight with just that one change.
Now, there is nothing wrong with an occasional pop or coffee treat. But make it a treat. Back to the post on tasting the food. If you get a white chocolate mocha something, savor it. Enjoy it. Make it satisfying. Same with the pop. We tend to drink pop like water, especially with meals. These days I seldom drink it, but when I do, I make it last and I also have water with my meal and drink the water for thirst and the pop for flavor.
So, there's something for you to think about.