As we say goodbye to summer, people across the country are getting back into their normal daily school and work routines. For many, the end of summer also means revisiting some of our New Year’s resolutions and reevaluating the choices we are making in our diets to achieve a balanced lifestyle.

But the end of summer relaxation, vacations and frequent festivities with family and friends doesn’t mean you have sacrifice some of your favorite beverages if you are trying to cut calories this fall. America’s beverage companies offer a wide variety of low- and no-calorie products with plenty of flavor that can help you in the process. These products have been proven to be successful in both weight loss and weight maintenance.

In fact, a study published in Nutrients, recently confirmed previous research findings which have shown that replacing caloric beverages with low- and no-calorie beverages is associated with lower calorie and lower added sugar intake overall and can be a useful tool for weight management.

And despite what you may read in the news, these products have been deemed safe time-and-time again by government regulatory agencies, including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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