Modern technology and an abundance of resources often makes it cheap and easy to pick up a sugary drink, but this is not always the best option. Understanding just how much sugar you are consuming can also be difficult when it is a simple number of grams or percent of your daily value. Visualizing the amount of sugar you consume in a single drink is the most effective way to remind yourself to drink more water and take care of your body.

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When you visualize the amount of sugar, as shown above, it creates a completely different mental picture. Would you eat that entire bag of sugar with one meal? Most likely, it makes you sick to your stomach so remember this next time you’re offered a “Big Gulp”!

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