If you are looking for a way out to be healthy then consider what you are drinking and make sure every sip counts!
Milk, Red wine, Hot cocoa and tea are the beverages which are functional food and should not be overlooked as a source of vital nutrients and antioxidants.
Milk Contains calcium and protein and helps ensure you get the recommended amount of milk each day. Tea and Red wine consist of important antioxidants like resveratrol and catechins.
Water is the best beverage you have. This is the only one beverage humans are relying on it for millions of years. The quantity of water you drink depends on how much you eat. Atleast drink eight glasses of water.
Noncalorically sweetened beverages like sodas and other diet drinks are sweetened with calorie free artificial sweeteners such as aspartame, saccharine.
Caloric beverages with some nutrients include fruit juice, vegetable juice, whole milk, sports drinks, vitamin enhanced waters and alcoholic beverages. Each has pluses and minuses which you need to decide to have.
A fortified soy milk is a good alternative source of vitamin D for those who prefer not to drink cow’s milk.