In a Cup of sweet tea or coffee a lot of calories, not to mention the sweet sodas and juices (about 7-8 tablespoons of sugar per Cup). The unpleasant fact is that these calories are “empty” – that is, they do not saturate, do not give energy, do not add vitamins.
The correspondent of ГолосUA told the dietician Lyudmila Babich.
The record for the number of calories are alcohol. For example, in a glass of wine at least 150 calories in the glass of vodka – about 120, per 100 grams of liquor – about 350…
“Alcohol kindles the appetite and dulls the sense of proportion. The so-called “aperitifs” (alcoholic drinks or light cocktails) served in the restaurants in order to client “work up” the appetite and eventually ordered and ate more. The habit to drink different wines with meat, fish or cheese are also not the best way affect the figure. Besides strong drinks slow down the metabolism,” warned the expert.
The best and most useful drink is pure water. With its lack of metabolism slows down, and calories burned longer.
“For the coordinated work of the body needs 2.5 litres of water in the warm season and 2 in winter. To liters we can get from food, especially a lot of liquid in fruits and vegetables, and the rest – need to make beverages, preferably pure mineral water without gas, green tea and sometimes fresh fruit drinks, unsweetened fruit drinks and fresh juices,” says the specialist.
A perfect drink to make up for lack of liquid is also green tea. It not only speeds up metabolism but also helps control appetite.