Here are a few ideas to help cut back on sugary beverages this Summer!
As summer approaches, staying hydrated becomes more important than ever. However, sometimes we struggle to drink enough water throughout the day. Many people don't like the taste of water, don't drink enough water, or consume soda, juice, or other beverages loaded with processed sugar.
In fact, Americans consume an alarming amount of soda each year, with the average person drinking nearly 43 gallons of soda annually! A single 12oz can of soda contains an average of 39 grams of added sugar, which is over 9 teaspoons of added sugar! According to the American Heart Association, the recommended daily amount of added sugar is 6 teaspoons for women and 9 teaspoons for men. Consuming too much sugar can lead to health problems, including weight gain, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease.
By making small simple changes like swapping out sugary beverages for a better alternative, you can make a big impact on your health. Using SweetLeaf Water Drops makes it easy to stay hydrated without sacrificing taste. With zero calories and zero sugar, these water enhancers contain no artificial ingredients, dyes, or sweeteners, ensuring a guilt-free, delicious way to enjoy water. Here are three tips for making the most of SweetLeaf Water Drops this summer:
1. Satisfy your sweet tooth with healthier beverage alternatives
Instead of starting your day with juice or reaching for a can soda as an afternoon pick-me-up, switch to SweetLeaf Water Drops for delicious hydration that has zero added sugar and calories! Add a squeeze to a glass of still water, sparkling water or club soda for a refreshing, tasty drink. It’s perfect for anytime, of the day.
2. Enjoy the convenience of on-the-go hydration
SweetLeaf Water Drops come in small, portable bottles, making it easy to stay hydrated and satisfied on the go. With 6 fruit flavors, including Strawberry Kiwi and Peach Mango, you can take these drops anywhere and easily transform your water into a delicious, thirst-quenching beverage. All you need to do is squeeze into your water bottle, shake and you instantly have flavored water.
3. Create your own healthy homemade soda
Did you know that SweetLeaf Water Drops can also be used to make your own soda at home? This is a delicious and easy way to satisfy your craving for a carbonated beverage because you still get the same carbonation as soda but without any sugar, or artificial sweeteners. Using a SodaStream machine, turns plain water into a delicious and refreshing soda with the flavors of your choice. If you don’t have a SodaStream, you can pour club soda or sparkling water into a tall glass.
Add a squeeze of your favorite SweetLeaf Water Drops flavor to a SodaStream bottle filled with carbonated water, or your tall glass of club soda, or sparkling water. Gently stir, and you've got a tasty soda free from artificial sweeteners, colors, and flavors.