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Trim calories with cool summer drinks


Last updated 6/13/2013 at Noon

Fresh sprigs of herbs can be added to water or diet drinks for extra summer pizzazz.

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – Watching one’s weight doesn’t have to mean a life of water and boring diet drinks, but it is possible to keep the summer sweet without extra sugar and calories.

These tasty suggestions have been provided by TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization.

• Add orange, lemon, or cucumber slices to sparkling water.

• Cut a glass of lemonade in half and add sugar-free iced tea.

• Freeze blueberries or raspberries in ice trays with water, and add them to a summer drink.

• Chill out by mixing se...

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