I am sensitive to artificial sweeteners. But I love sweet drinks, so i use Truvia. To satisfy my desire to eat more in the evenings, after I have eaten my calorie quota for the day, I will drink water with lemon juice and Truvia. It really works. . In addition it helps to cleanse my system.
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To lose weight, don't drink pop, diet or otherwise. It expands your stomach walls. IF you drink, make sure : no carbonation and no more than 8 grams of sugar in the ingredients. Minute Maid Light Lemonade & Cherry Limeade with ICE....0 sugar, 5 calories. So next time you get thirsty? Check that out OR Fuze Slenderize 10 calories 1g sugar, or Lifewater, check to see what the sugar is in it. So other than coffee or tea, those are great options.
Tropicanna also makes Lemonade Light as well.
I love to put lemon or a drink mix called Pure Lemon(its dehydrated lemon) into water, but it can be a tad bitter. I add one packet of Splenda to a 16 oz bottle of water to make a super low calorie lemonade that tastes better than any other lemonade(thats reasonable on calories)91
I keep a small box of Truvia (stevia plant all natural sweetener) in my purse, and an individual packet of Truvia in my wallet. When I eat out, rather than order the sugary lemonades offered on the menu ( which are usually made by mixing lemonade syrup and water), I order a large glass of water and lemon wedges. Then I squeeze the lemon wedges and add Truvia to my water - VOILA! I have made my own healthy, served-to-taste lemonade! (and I saved money!)
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