This could be the easiest way ever to lose weight 11



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When it comes to losing weight, it’s not always easy.

However, health experts say that making one small change to your diet could be the key to dropping the extra kilos you’re trying to shake.

Studies have found that people can lose up up to 2kg on average per week just by cutting soft drink and juice from their diet.

While the effects of soft drinks have been known to harm health and increase body weight for a long time, doctors were still encouraging people to consume fresh fruit juices due to their high fibre and nutrient content.

Now though, experts say that cutting out juices along with soft drinks is the key to losing weight fast.

Experiments found that people who stuck to water, green tea, and black coffee – and cut out any other drinks – dropped 2kg or more a week.

Soft drinks and fruit juices are hugely popular in Australia, with many people regularly sipping on a fruit smoothie as a ‘healthy’ snack option.

Due to all the sugar in the fruit – it doesn’t matter that it’s natural – people are stacking on the weight and struggling to lose it afterwards.

In fact, a 600ml fruit drink a day equates to 23kg of extra sugar over a year, which can have huge effects on health and weight.

Australia is one of the fattest countries on earth, with 63 per cent overweight or obese.

We are also struggling with an increase in heart disease and diabetes due to our unhealthy diets.

Doctors are urging people to cut down on sugary drinks to save themselves from unwanted disease, health issues and weight gain down the track.

How often do you drink fruit juices and soft drink? Would you cut them out completely if it meant losing weight?

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  1. I don’t drink soft drinks or fruit juice at all. Only water and a cup of coffee early in the morning. But am inclined to have a few glasses of wine while cooking and eating dinner. So may be that is my problem.

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    • My problem too I eat healthily lots vegetables fish meat only eat processed foods very occasionally but I have a few small glasses of wine
      at night

  2. What if you don’t drink soft drink? Is there another easy way? No, didn’t think so. Lol.

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    • I agree with you Heather , I do not drink soft or fruit drinks but do not loose weight despite exercising
      Cheers karin

  3. So tired of the superficial, quick fix topics that seem to abound on here. I’m sure there are many people on here like me who would look at an “easy” way to lose weight but never touch soft drinks or add suger to food and drinks.

  4. I don’t drink fruit juice or soft drink I only east fruit and drink water and herbal tea but never loose weight

  5. I don’t drink soft drinks, juices or alcohol and have no sugar in my tea of coffee. Try to eat a balanced diet. Would like to lose about 5 kilos. Its just not moving

  6. I never drink soft drink or juice anyway and don’t add sugar to my tea or coffee so this is a no help for me hey !

  7. OK … I admit to drinking half orange juice half water poured into a glass and sometimes Zero Lemonade for a change.. Hot drinks without sugar,. as you get older harder to lose the weight. Try and eat healthy. But nothing worked so far!!! Would try going with out see if this works…

  8. I used to drink a bottle of soft drink a day. I stopped 2 weeks ago and have lost 3 kilos

  9. I don’t drink soft drink or fruit drinks and try to eat a healthy diet and can’t lose weight , any other suggestion please

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