- Bottled beverages, soda, and specialty coffee drinks are loaded with sugar. Even some flavored waters have added sugar or artificial sweeteners. The good news is that there are sugar free
Try flavoring your water with fruit, like orange, lemon, and lime slices, or add a handful of berries and mint. For a mild flavor add a few slices of cucumber with a
handful of cubed melon.
Green tea, both hot and iced, is not only less acidic than black tea, but also less bitter. If you’re used to the sweetness of sugar, artificial sweeteners or honey in
your tea, try adding fresh mint or lemon peels instead.
If you miss the fizz of your favorite soda, try making your own flavored tea soda instead. Keep a batch of fruit flavored tea chilling in the fridge, then just add
sparkling water when you need a fizz fix.
Coconut water has become popular as a low sugar sports drink alternative, as it’s packed with electrolytes, vitamins and mineral. While coconut water contains sugar,
several brands do not add sugar beyond the natural sugar produced by the coconut. Check the label before purchasing to see if sugar has been added.