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Your diet isn't only about the foods you eat, it also includes the beverages you drink. Here's a look at how you can improve your nutrition by choosing healthier beverages. Start with drinking more water, and ditching the sugary sodas.
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Nutrition Facts for Beer
Beer is a popular alcoholic beverage that's been around for centuries. Are you looking for the nutritional breakdown of beer? I've got the nutrients listed here.

Does Decaf Green Tea Have the Same Benefits as Regular?
Green tea doesn't have as much caffeine as coffee, but it does have some. You can buy decaffeinated green tea, but does it retain all the health benefits as regular green tea? Find out.

Product Review: FIT Clip
The Fit clip is a small device that helps you keep track of how much water you are drinking each day. Snap it onto a water bottle and slide the counter each time you empty the bottle.

Healthy Fruity Mocha Smoothie
This smoothie is a healthier version of a cold chocolate and coffee beverage because it's lower in calories and contains antioxidants and fiber.

What You Need to Know About Green Tea
Green tea is rich in polyphenols that may help to prevent cancer. Learn more about the health benefits of green tea.

Beer Nutrition
If you don't drink alcohol, there's no reason to start, but if you do like beer, a small to moderate amount of beer can be good for you. Learn more about the nutritional content of beer.

What is a Safe Amount of Caffeine?
Caffeine is everywhere from coffee to tea to energy drinks. It is easy to over-do your caffeine consumption so find out how much is really safe.

Drink More Water
Your body contains a lot of water and you need to keep hydrated to stay healthy. Your body needs water for many reasons - your blood, organs, and muscles all contain substantial amounts of water.

Is Soy Milk Safe for Children?
A reader wants to know if children can drink soy milk. It's often used as a replacement beverage for kids and adults who can't or don't want to consume cows milk.

Are Energy Drinks Bad for Kids?
Energy drinks contain caffeine and other ingredients that may not be safe for kids. They may also have lots of sugar and empty calories. Learn more about why kids should be careful with energy drinks.

What is Pasteurization and is Raw Milk Safe to Drink?
Milk is pasteurized to killed bacteria and extend shelf life, but some people believe pasteurized milk isn't as good for you as raw milk. Learn why it's necessary to pasteurize milk.

Does Dealcoholized Wine Have Health Benefits?
Dealcoholized wine is alcohol-free, but retains the antioxidants found in regular wine. Find out if alcohol-free wine is good for you.

Synthetic Bovine Growth Hormones and Milk
Dairy cows treated with synthetic growth hormones produce more milk and that scares some people. Find out if milk from rBST cows is any different from milk from untreated cows.

How Much Sugar is in a Can of Soda?
Soda and most other soft drinks contain a lot of sugar. Find out how much sugar is in a 12-ounce can of soda. I've got links to healthier soft drinks you can make at home.

Beverage Calorie Counting Quiz
How much do you know about the calories counts of your favorite beverages? Take this fun and informative quiz.

Beer Nutrition Quiz
Beer has nutritional value? Maybe -- take this quiz to see how much you know about the nutritional value of beer.

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