20 Drinks That Totally Wreck Your Diet

As you've probably heard, we're consuming 450 more calories per day just from beverages--twice as many as we guzzled 30 years ago. And drinks alone might be totally wrecking our diets. Want to know which ones to avoid? Here is a list from Men's Health's David Zinczenko, also the author of Eat This, Not That!


20. Worst Light Beer
Sam Adams Light (12 oz), 124 calories

19. Worst Healthy Drink
Glaceau Vitamin Water (20 oz), 130 calories

18. Worst Soda
Sunkist (12 oz), 190 calories

17. Worst Beer
Sierra Nevada Stout (12 oz), 210 calories

16. Worst Lemonade
Minute Maid Lemonade (20 oz), 250 calories

15. Worst Tea-Like Substance
SoBe Zen Tea (20 oz), 275 calories

14. Worst Energy Drink
Rockstar Original (16 oz), 280 calories

13. Worst Iced Tea
Lipton Iced Brisk Lemon Iced Tea (20 oz), 325 calories

12. Worst Juice Imposter
Arizona Kiwi Strawberry (23.5 oz), 360 calories

11. Worst Chocolate Milk
Nesquik (16 oz), 400 calories

10. Worst Chai Iced Tea
Caribou Coffee Large Chai Tea Latte, 420 calories

9. Worst Kid's Hot Beverage
Cosi Kid's Hot Chocolate (12 oz), 436 calories

8. Worst Summer Cocktail
Pina Colada (625 calories)

7. Worst Coffee Alternative
Starbucks Venti White Hot Chocolate, 640 calories

6. Worst Hot Coffee
Starbucks Venti 2% Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha, 660 calories

5. Worst Blended Fruit Drink
Baskin-Robbins Pomegranate Banana Fruit Blast Smoothie (32 oz), 1,020 calories

4. Worst Frozen Coffee Drink
Cosi Gigante Double OH! Arctic (24 oz), 1,033 calories

3. Worst Smoothie
Jamba Juice Peanut Butter Moo'd Power Smoothie (30 oz), 1,170 calories

2. Worst Milkshake
Baskin-Robbins Large York Peppermint Pattie Shake (32 oz), 2,210 calories

1. The Worst Drink in America
Baskin-Robbins Large Heath Bar Shake, 2,310 calories

Uh oh. Are any of these drinks on your favorites list? I know I'll think twice before picking up my favorite Sunkist. And here are some CafeMom suggestions on snacks that are good for us in the Diet & Fitness Questions. What do you think?

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