Where do beverages fit in to a healthy diet?

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Dietitian Elizabeth Rahavi discusses how beverages fit into a healthy diet.

    Elizabeth Rahavi: Hi! My name is Elizabeth Rahavi, and I work at the International Food Information Council Foundation in Washington DC. We've been talking all about how to eat more than you think and lose weight. Next, we'll be talking about beverages.

    Announcer: Where do beverages fit into a healthy diet?

    Elizabeth Rahavi: Beverages are great way to keep you hydrated. You should enjoy a nice glass of a lemonade on a hot summer day. The key with beverages is that they also contain calories. And similar to foods, if you eat more calories than you need then you're likely to gain weight.

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