“What would you like to drink with that?” asks the waitress. Think twice before you answer.
Your body may not register the calories in drinks as well as it does the calories in food. So when you down a soda or other liquid calories before or with a meal, you may not eat less food later in the day to compensate. Making matters worse: serving sizes for beverages are ballooning…as are Americans.
Beverages are a huge contributor to obesity. They’re major players that often get overlooked.