While you might think that there are no good drinks that don’t contain sugar, but here’s where you’d be surprised. You can enjoy drinks sans sugar, and to prove it to you, I am listing my 5 favorite drinks that don’t contain sugar.
Yes, water might be everyone’s boring aunt who is always there for you, reliable – but not that exciting otherwise – but water is a non-sugary drink that is not only good for you – it’s literally something you cannot live without. You can add some flavor to it, like cucumber-infused water, or some lemon-infused water, to spice it up a bit, but regular filtered water, or alkaline water, is a great drink without the sugar.
Sparkling seltzer water
Don’t judge and think that water and sparkling water are the same, because they oh so aren’t. Sparkling seltzer water is a great alternative to that oh-so-bad-for-you pop, but it gives you the carbonation and bubbles that you might crave, or that are helpful for stomach aches. There are also naturally flavored seltzer waters too, such as grapefruit and lime.
So a caveat to enjoying iced tea is that you should avoid the premixed iced teas from the store, as these often have sugar in them, or flavorings like high fructose corn syrup. Instead, pick your favorite flavor of tea bag, prepare it in a large jug, and cool. Add ice and there you have it!
Low-fat or skim milk
If you’re looking to add a bit of calcium to your diet, you can look into low-fat or skim milk, which provide a good source of vitamins and minerals, and protein. They do tend to be more on the calories and carbs side though, so just be aware when you’re figuring out portions.
Before adding anything like sugar or cream to it, black coffee is a non-sugar drink that you can enjoy to wake you up in the morning, or give you a bit of a kick in the afternoon. I don’t recommend that you drink coffee all the time, but this is a better option than a lot of items out there.