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What drinks to consume during a healthy and balanced diet? 

Drinks like zero coke or diet coke have sweeteners. The latter, recognized by your body as real sugar, will increase your blood sugar level, and a few hours after consumption, will make you want to sweeten.
Do you want to reduce your consumption, but you never know what to replace your favorite soda drink with?

Here are the 10 drinks to favor.

1. Water
For 100 ml,
Energy: 0 calories

Water is the ultimate slimming drink.
It does not contain any macronutrients and therefore has no energy. It helps you stay hydrated and contains useful minerals for the body.
Tap water is the most affordable, and you can remove chlorine from your water by simply letting it sit for a day in the open air before consuming it.
If you prefer bottled water, opt for water preferably low in sodium (to fight against water retention).

2. Lemon juice
For 100 ml,
One lemon contains around 20 calories.

A glass of lemon juice in the morning on an empty stomach is ideal to start the day.
This drink, which is a booster and rich in vitamin C, acts on digestion and hydration at the same time. Lemon is alkaline and rebalances the pH. Your day can start with a good touch: instead of starting with a sugary food that will raise your blood sugar.
Antioxidant drink not to be ignored especially when you want to lose weight.

3. Green tea
For 100 ml,
Energy: 0 calories

Tea, like water, does not contain any macronutrients and is a calorie-free drink .
However, be careful because tea contains a small amount of caffeine : black tea is stronger and white tea weaker. Green tea falls in between with 40% of the caffeine.
It is better to consume tea rather than coffee, to avoid excess caffeine which leads to dehydration.
Tea aids digestion so consume it after a meal.

4. Herbal tea
For 100 ml,
Energy: 0 calories

Drink to consume rather in the evening, which has relaxing properties.
The herbal tea also contains no calories as long as you do not add sugar or milk.
For a change: also opt for herbal teas.

5. A smoothie or a fresh fruit juice
For 100 ml,
Energy: 40 calories
Carbohydrates: 10 g

You can make your fruit juices in the morning .
Simple orange or grapefruit juice, or a mix of fruits, the juice can be interesting for its fiber and vitamin contributions.
This drink should be consumed in moderation because it is very high in calories. While fruit juice is hydrating, it cannot be used as a main drink because of its high concentration of carbohydrates. Indeed, the fruit juice will not be assimilated in the same way as a fruit by the body. The sugar in the juice will increase your blood sugar levels.

6. Vegetable juice
For 100 ml,
Energy: 20 calories
Carbohydrates: 5 g

Vegetable juice is less caloric than fruit juice , it is also less sweet. It is rich in fiber and vitamins and you can consume it throughout your day. However, be careful because it is sometimes high in salt .

7. Semi-skimmed milk
For 100 ml,
Energy: 40 calories
Carbohydrates: 5 g

Semi-skimmed milk is high in calories and contains carbohydrates and some fat.
A 150 ml glass contains 60 calories.
Its intake is ideal (to be consumed in moderation) for its protein, simple carbohydrate, calcium and vitamin D intake.

8. Coffee
Coffee is also a drink that does not provide any energy. It all depends on what is added to it of course (milk, sugar ..).
Coffee is richer in caffeine than tea and despite certain benefits associated with coffee consumption, this drink should be consumed in moderation.

9. Mate
You can prepare the mate in an infusion .
It is a leafy tree from South America that promotes good humor and drives away fatigue
After lunch, this drink will energize you again to avoid falling asleep at work.

10. Ginseng
Like mate, ginseng can be consumed as an infusion (in hot water).
Chinese doctors consider Asian ginseng to be an active tonic for the body. This drink is ideal for weak and tired people.


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