10 Best Supermarket Drinks for Weight Loss

Quench your thirst with these fluids that fuel your body without filling you out

October 13, 2011
Ocean Spray drink
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Mitch Mandel
1. Ocean Spray Sparkling Pomegranate Blueberry Beverage

Mildly carbonated soda water is sweetened with real fruit juices, not added sugar, and two of those juices come from antioxidant-loaded superfruits. (Search: Which fruits have the most antioxidants?)

Per can: 90 cal, 0 g fat, 22 g carbs, 35 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 0 g protein, 22 g sugar

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Sweet-leaf tea
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Mitch Mandel
2. Sweet Leaf All-Natural Lemon & Lime Unsweetened Tea

Kicking sugar doesn't mean boring your taste buds to death. This calorie-free black tea gets it just right--a hint of citrus plus antioxidants to help ward off heart attacks and kidney stones. (Video: The worst drinks for weight loss)

Per bottle: 0 cal, 0 g fat, 0 g carbs, 0 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 0 g protein, 0 g sugar

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Cheribundi Tru Cherry Tart Cherry Juice
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Mitch Mandel
3. Cheribundi Tru Cherry Tart Cherry Juice

Each bottle contains the juice of 50 cherries (the equivalent of two servings of fruit) and is brimming with anthocyanidins, nature's anti-inflammatories, which may help soothe sore muscles post-workout. (Related: Which Sport Drink is Right for You?)

Per bottle: 130 cal, 0 g fat, 32 g carbs, 5 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 1 g protein, 28 g sugar

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Yogi Vanilla Spice tea
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Mitch Mandel
4. Yogi Vanilla Spice Perfect Energy Tea

With energizing Ayurvedic herbs, this green-and-black-leaf blend has as much caffeine as eight ounces of coffee but with the mellow taste of chai instead. (Bonus: 9 Foods That Fight Fatigue)

Per tea bag: 0 cal, 0 g fat, 0 g carbs, 0 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 0 g protein, 0 g sugar

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Cucumber water
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Mitch Mandel
5. R.W. Knudsen Sparkling Essence Cucumber Water

Gently sparkling water laced with organic cucumber extract and a touch of organic lemon juice is the ultimate in refreshment.(Bonus: 12 Ways to Make Water Less Boring)

Per can: 0 cal, 0 g fat, 0 g carbs, 0 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 0 g protein, 0 g sugar

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Republic of Tea Red Velvet Cuppa
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Mitch Mandel
6. Republic of Tea Red Velvet Cuppa Chocolate Tea Bags

Tame your sweet tooth with this no-cal dessert blend of caffeine-free rooibos tea, whose all-natural flavors could have come straight from a bakery window.

Per tea bag: 0 cal, 0 g fat, 0 g carbs, 0 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 0 g protein, 0 g sugar

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Low-sodium V8
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Mitch Mandel
7. V8 Spicy Hot Low-Sodium Vegetable Juice

Fiery flavor that's just shy of mouth-tingling helps make up for the missing salt. One glass delivers two servings of vegetables, whether you drink it or use it for marinades, soups, or--best of all--Bloody Marys.

Per 8 floz: 50 cal, 0 g fat, 11 g carbs, 140 mg sodium, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein, 8 g sugar

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Hint Essence Water
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Mitch Mandel
8. Hint Unsweetened Blackberry Essence Water

A lot of flavored waters are overly concentrated or super-sweetened, but the thirst-quenching power of this one comes from the just-right amount of pure blackberry juice.

Per bottle: 0 cal, 0 g fat, 0 g carbs, 0 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 0 g protein, 0 g sugar

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Q ginger
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Mitch Mandel
9. Q Ginger

Cardamom, orange peel, rose oil, and agave give this skinny soda its amazingly clean, crisp taste. Just as good: Its central ingredient, ginger, is a natural digestive aid that also has anti-inflammatory properties.

Per bottle: 60 cal, 0 g fat, 15 g carbs, 0 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 0 g protein, 15 g sugar

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Coco Exposed Peach Kiwi
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Mitch Mandel
10. Coco Exposed Peach Kiwi

Think energy drink crossed with bubble tea, only instead of tapioca pearls, there are chunks of digestion-aiding aloe vera afloat in coconut water, peach juice, and kiwi juice.

Per bottle: 60 cal, 0 g fat, 15 g carbs, 50 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 0 g protein, 14 g sugar

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