11 Drinking Habits Making You Gain Weight

Sweetened Tea

Some teas can stop you from feeling sick, lower your chance of getting diabetes, and even help you live longer. On the other hand, sweet tea or hot tea with a lot of sugar may do more harm than good.

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 Flavored coffee

When you go to Starbucks next, you might want to get a drink with fewer calories instead of what experts consider to be the worst drinks on the menu, like sugary, flavored coffee. 

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Enhanced water

Enhanced water can give you a boost of added vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes.

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Drinking sports drinks

Another drink that seems like it would be good for you is a sports drink. But if you're not an athlete or doing a lot of serious physical exercise, you might want to leave them on the store shelf.

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Fruit juice

You might think that drinking fruit juice is a good way to lose weight, but Sugary drinks can make you hungry.

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Not getting enough protein in your smoothies

Smoothies can be fabulous for your health if you choose the right ingredients.

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Drinking soda

Soda has a lot of added sugar, which not only adds calories but also makes you hungry." She also says, "A 12-ounce serving has about 150 calories, 37 grams of sugar, and neither protein nor fiber."

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Regularly consuming too much alcohol

Regular alcohol use can make you feel tired and less likely to be active. It can also "disrupt the metabolism" and "interfere with sleep," and not getting enough or good sleep is linked to weight gain.

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Drinking high-calorie beer

Even if you try to limit how much booze you drink, the drinks may still have an effect on your health and weight if you don't order a low-calorie beer. 

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Enjoying sugary cocktails

Your favorite mixed drink might not be healthier than a beer with a lot of calories.  The extra sugar in cocktails makes them more caloric.

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Not drinking enough water

"When you drink less water, in particular, you may be experiencing thirst.

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