7 Ways to Cut Down on Liquid Calories

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Linda Vongkhamchanh on Apr 23, 2009 at 1:45PM

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Tame Ice-Cold Favorites

We all love a cold glass of iced tea or lemonade when the weather is warm. Some homemade recipes of our favorite summer drinks require up to 2 cups of sugar for a 2-quart pitcher. You can reduce the amount of sugar by only adding a teaspoon per 8-ounce glass. The key is not to avoid sugar, but to train yourself to be accustomed to less-sweet drinks by decreasing the “sweetness” factor, whether you use sugar or even a sweetener with zero calories.

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