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6 Resolutions You Should Make This Year (Page 2)

1. Make Water Your Default Beverage

1. Make Water Your Default Beverage

Sugar-sweetened beverages, like soda or iced tea, are one of the top five foods that drive weight gain, according to a Harvard study. (Find out the other top foods that make you gain, plus the top 5 that help you lose.) Choosing water instead of calorie-laden beverages is a smart and easy way to drive down your overall calorie intake, so you may end up losing weight. Plus, a 2010 study in the journal Obesity found that adults who drank two cups of water before a meal ate less at the meal and lost more weight over 12 weeks than the group who didn’t drink water before eating.

Must-Read: How Much Water Do You Need to Drink Every Day?

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