It's that time of year again. You know - when you realized that you have been enjoying your holiday meals a little too much. And don't forget college football and NFL playoffs are also coming up. Yes, tis the season when it's easy to over-consume calories.

The good news is low- and no-calorie sweeteners, which are used in thousands of beverages and foods, are a great tool to use when trying to reduce your calories from sugar and are proven to be an effective way to manage a healthy weight. In fact, a study published earlier this year in the journal Obesity showed that participants who drank low- and no-calorie beverages versus water alone not only lost weight and kept it off, but reported feeling less hungry.

To learn more about the options and information America's beverage companies are offering to support your efforts to find balance, click here.