Do you love the bubbly sweet taste of diet soda? While the label might tout a calorie free option, that seems perfect for your diet, studies have shown that the artificial sweeteners in diet soda can be just as bad for you as regular sugar. If you just can’t kick the craving for carbonation, consider these five healthier beverage options.
1. Perrier Sparking Mineral Water
Why we love it: lightly carbonated, smooth taste
Perrier, famous for the green bottle, began in 1863 when Dr. Louis Perrier purchased the natural spring. Fast forward to today and Perrier offers natural sparkling mineral water with flavors such as L’Orange, Pink Grape Fruit, Lime, Green Apple and Lemon. This option has zero calories and zero sugars.
2. La Croix
Why we love it: Great for getting through your new diet
La Croix has been trending on social media, and with good reason. The brand offers zero calories, no sugar or artificial sweetener, sparkling beverage option that you are sure to love. The can might look like something straight out of the 80s, but the flavor options available make the sparkling water a hit. Choose from flavors like passion fruit, cran-raspberry and mango or go plain and simple with pure non-flavored sparkling water.
Why we love it: Helps your digestion with healthy bacteria
Kevita offers a line a sparkling, probiotic tonic water designed to aid the digestive process while also proving a tasty, low-calorie beverage. Choose from flavors like lemon ginger, tangerine, pomegranate, and mango coconut.
Why we love it: healthier alternative to fruit juice cravings
Today’s fruit juice contains high-fructose corn syrup, which studies have shown can cause a multitude of diseases. Izze sparkling fruit juices are only 80 calories and contain no high fructose corn syrup or other preservatives. Enjoy a sparkling clementine or grapefruit flavor as a treat.
5. Arrowhead Sparkling Water
Why we love it: Large 33.8 oz. Bottle size
Arrowhead has also jumped on the sparkling water trend. With no artificial flavors, zero sugars and larger bottle sizes, this product is a win in our book! Arrowhead offers flavors such as black cherry, lemon, mandarin orange, and raspberry lime.
Getting healthy and losing weight starts with choosing better food options. The weight loss specialists at Soza Weight Loss can help you meet your health goals with personalized weight loss programs designed are your needs. For more information on how you can lose weight, contact our New Orleans weight loss clinic today!