To get in more water and stay cool during this weather I make a lemonade slushie with lemon juice or fresh lemon, ice and a little splenda. Blend well and pour into a tall glass with a straw. Its refreshing, less than 100 calories, sweet and more liquid for your daily intake..
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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 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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