What do we know about calories are hidden in drinks

strawberry-drinkWe always forget how many calories are hidden in our drinks. You should watch your drinks as your foods if you are a diabetic person.ADA recommendations for all diabetics fasting blood glucose levels in between 4.5–7.2 mmol/L and   2 hours after meals  should be less than 10.0 mmol/L. Drinks can be surprising source of sugar and hidden calories for you. Let’s think before drinking and try to sneak a peak for hidden calories in some beverages.What do you drink when you wake up?


  A big glass of Strawberry Milkshake might be your choice than you get about 500 calories in one go.It has 21 gram carbohydrate plus 24 gram fat..  If you pick 6 middle sized fresh strawberry and add 100 ml non fat milk and add some water on the top you reduced your intake to 61 calories which is a huge change in your healthy diet.

A glass of Orange Juice is best for yo than think about twice because it contains 112 calories.

A glass of Cola is the best you think than you have 136 calories from your 100 ml cola..

A cup of Hot Chocolate is your dream so you get 80 calories from 100 ml of your chocolate but you also get extra fat and protein too. If you pick non fat milk and sweetener type you can reduce all dangerous intakes and you only get 36 calories.

A cup of Late 260 calories but if you add cream it goes up to 400 calories.


Try to drink more water instead of calorie contain drinks.A glass of water is pure and fresh starting for all of us. Contains 0 calorie. If you add 50ml lemon juice you only get 13 calories. You can add some sweeteners and drink it as home made lemonade.

A cup of tea is the best for you so just tea it self is OK..Adding full fat milk gives you about 30 calories if you add 1 tea spoon of sugar you can get extra 20 calories more( 4gram sugar gives you 20 calories).

As we see most of the drinks have hidden calories.



Try to pick more natural drinks or make your own for a better blood glucose level..

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