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The Real Dangers of Energy Drinks

What you don't know CAN hurt you, according to SparkPeople Dietitian Becky Hand. Find out why she believes that energy drinks are anything but harmless.
Posted 2/15/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 34 comments   30,042 views
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10 Light Beers to Toast with This New Year's Eve

When you toast the new year this weekend, pick a drink that's not going to weigh you down.
Posted 12/27/2012  12:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 84 comments   40,356 views
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10 Cocktails with 150 Calories or Less

Ring in the new year with one of these slim drink choices!
Posted 12/26/2012  12:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 53 comments   852,360 views
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The Cost of a Cocktail: Up to 18 Pounds a Year

According to a new study, many of us are consuming 300 calories of alcohol daily! Find out exactly how those sippable calories can impact your waistline.
Posted 12/21/2012  12:00:00 PM By: Becky Hand : 31 comments   32,419 views
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Swap the Starbucks: 17 Skinnier Recipes Worth Sipping

If you go to a coffee shop regularly like I do, these recipes will save you money and will help you reach your health goals.
Posted 12/13/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Samantha Donohue : 26 comments   121,565 views
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Choose This Seasonal Drink to Save Over 100 Calories

Can you pick which seasonal coffee drink is a better choice for your waistline?
Posted 11/24/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 43 comments   42,588 views
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Infographic: Why Coffee & Tea Are So Good for You

Are coffee and tea actually good for you? How much is too much? Get the facts you need to know about your favorite brewed beverages here.
Posted 10/31/2012  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 66 comments   51,577 views
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You Asked: Do Drinks Like Coffee, Tea or Diet Soda Count toward My Daily Water Quota?

One of the most common questions new SparkPeople members have is "Do drinks like coffee, tea or diet soda count toward my daily water quota?"
Posted 8/7/2012  12:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 13 comments   38,742 views
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Poll: Do You Drink Hot Beverages to Cool Off?

It's hot outside and you are thirsty -- do you reach for a hot or cold beverage to cool you down?
Posted 7/19/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 47 comments   16,525 views
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You Asked: Do I Really Need to Drink 8 Cups of Water Each Day for Health and Weight Loss?

You asked, we answered: Do I Really Need to Drink 8 Cups of Water Each Day for Health and Weight Loss? Get the inside scoop from SparkPeople's experts!
Posted 6/12/2012  12:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 9 comments   35,515 views
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Smarter Sips: Try These Low-Cal Beverages for Summer

These days you're more likely to buy a powdered mix, gel, or bottle of flavored tea or lemonade, but these classic drinks are easy to make and help you stay hydrated.
Posted 6/4/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Meg Galvin : 18 comments   24,671 views
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CONTEST CLOSED: Giveaway: Gut-Friendly Probiotic Drinks from GoodBelly

Enter to win our giveaway: coupons for GoodBelly probiotic drinks!
Posted 5/25/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Melinda Hershey : 21 comments   10,183 views
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Food Showdown: Battle of the Blended Beverages

Which frosty Starbucks drink is the lowest in sugar and calories?
Posted 5/19/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 50 comments   40,913 views
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A Dietitian's Take on 5-Hour Energy Drinks

What does Dietitian Becky think about the infamous 5-Hour Energy drink?
Posted 5/10/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Becky Hand : 69 comments   89,879 views
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Feeling a Little Down? This Drink Might Help!

New research shows that not drinking enough water could be affecting your mood and cognitive abilities. Is it time for you to drink more?
Posted 2/14/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 27 comments   12,874 views
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