Content tagged "rethink your drink"

The Top Foods to Swap, Substitute, Shrink, or Sneak-in to Reduce Added Sugars and Solid Fats in Your Diet

Families, Food and Fitness Updated: September 28, 2015

Authors: Marcel Horowitz, MS, CHES, Christie Hedrick, BS, Angela Asch, BS, Sonia Fernandez, BS, & Katie Churchill, BS, University of California Cooperative...

Rethink Your Drink

Families, Food and Fitness Updated: September 25, 2015

Choosing healthy beverages is a great first step to an overall healthy diet. Americans are drinking more soft drinks than ever. Per capita soft-drink...

Vitamin Water and Powdered Multivitamin Supplements in Water

Families, Food and Fitness Updated: January 05, 2011

Author: Veronica J. Oates, Ph.D., RD, Family and Consumer Sciences, Tennessee State University, TN Cooperative Extension Some bottled water companies now add...

Drink More Fluids During Hot Weather

Families, Food and Fitness Updated: November 29, 2010

Whether it’s mowing the lawn, working in the garden or washing the car, we spend a lot of time outdoors in the summer months. When you're outside in the...

The Benefits of Pasteurized Milk

Families, Food and Fitness Updated: May 12, 2010

Pasteurization is a simple process in which milk is heated to 161º F for 15 seconds. This safe, well-tested process turns raw milk into the pasteurized milk...

Are Sports Drinks a Good Beverage Choice?

Families, Food and Fitness Updated: December 04, 2009

Should you drink a sports drink if you engage in regular physical activity?Sports drinks are popular, you see them at the gym, in vending machines, and at...

Ordering Healthy Drinks at the Coffee Shop

Families, Food and Fitness Updated: November 19, 2009

Coffee drinks and blended fruit smoothies sound innocent enough, but the calories in some of your favorite coffee-shop or smoothie-stand items may surprise...

Make Water Your Number 1 Beverage

Families, Food and Fitness Updated: November 19, 2009

Drinking water is the No. 1 strategy to rethink your drink. It is the perfect beverage – it is calorie-free, sugar-free, fat-free, and almost free (if you...

A Day of Beverages - Make Good Choices

Families, Food and Fitness Updated: November 19, 2009

When we think about how many calories we are consuming, we sometimes leave out the calories that we consume as beverages. There is some evidence that the...

Is Juice a Good Substitute for Soft Drinks?

Families, Food and Fitness Updated: November 18, 2009

Fruit Juice versus Soft Drinks Sometimes people switch from drinking soda or soft drinks to drinking fruit juice in an effort to control their weight....

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