I confess I am a pusher. “Drink more water", I say to all my clients. “Your body needs to stay hydrated.” “It helps with a clear complexion.” But to be completely honest I have to force myself, or at least make a conscious effort everyday, to drink enough water. So I have come up with a couple of strategies and alternatives to ensure I get enough fluids while still leaving enough calories to eat all the food I want.
My favorite way to drink water is from my VIA Crystal Water Decanter. You can select your own crystals. I chose fitness energy crystals. There are also wellness, vitality, purity and focus crystals to name a few. I have yet to establish why it works for me but the company states that the gem vibrations create:
Braggs Organic Apple Cider Vinegar Drink in Apple Cinnamon flavor. I seriously love this stuff and it only has 32 calories. It tastes like apple pie and I like the ingredients. Pure Distilled Water, Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, Organic Apple Juice, Organic Cinnamon and Stevia Extract
Celsius is my go to appetite-curbing thermogenic drink when I need a bit of a boost. I like the sparkling options but they have non sparkling selections as well. The new lime flavor is not sweet at all which is great. Their claim to fame is
Next challenge for me was to find a grab and go style protein shake. I don't always digest milk based products very well and my son is gluten free. I found Evolve plant based protein shakes. They come in chocolate, vanilla, almond and mocha. They are delicious and lack the grittiness you often find in plant proteins.
In one 12oz bottle
Ingredients: Water, Pea Protein, Soluble Vegetable Fiber, Organic Cane Sugar, Less than 1% of: Natural Flavors, Calcium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, Organic Stevia Extract, Gellan Gum.
Drink Up! If you have a favorite you'd like to share let me know. I love to hear about any great finds.
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