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Alternative to Crytal Light?


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I really don't like drinking water, crystal light helped a lot, but I'm sick of taking in the empty calories from it.  Does anyone know any good flavorful alternative to crystal light preferably without any calories, sugar or sodium?  haha I don't even know if thats possible....but suggestions?
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There is an off brand at Wal-Mart that is 0 calories :)
Thanks, I'm going to have to check that out tonight!
Does your grocery store have their own brand?  Mine does, and it has less calories than Crystal Light and tastes just as good.  I'm not sure what the sugar or sodium content is, though. 

You could try squeezing lemon or lime into your water, but personally, I don't like the taste.  Whenever I go to a restaraunt, I reqest no lemon because it seems like nowdays all places automatically stick them in your water.  Yuck!
Man, WalMart's raspberry tea is so yummy.

There's always the option of trying to put fresh fruit in there.  I freeze berries in ice cubes and mint leaves, and put it in teas or water to be little Miss Fancy-Pants.  It does leave a good hint of flavour to the water.

If you like tea you can to to Teavana at MOA.  They have lots of different options for flavoring your water to make it appealing with little to no calories.  On top of there are studies saying that some teas MAY have beneficial properties when trying to loose weight.

 I converted to tea about a year ago from coffee.  The only difference I've noticed is I am able to drink more water through out the day.

true lemon and true orange are little packets like crystal light but have no artificial sweetners and no calories.  They aren't as sweet but they are good and have vitamin c!
its too bad you can't find this product in the US but there is something in france called Volvic. its springwater from the center of france that they add just the essence of fruit and a hint of sugar ( literally a hint) and frankly, i choose it over sugar free stuff. maybe trader joes has it????? if not i had a friend who worked there and she said if there were certain products you would like to have but they don't carry they will order them for you.

i lied they DO have it in the US!!!!! here's the link. btw they do carry a sugar free version aswell. http://www.volvic-na.com/prodinfo/flavours.ht ml

 

I LOVE Wal-mart's Equate brand of Crystal Light. It's all I drink aside from plain water. The have the regualr servings for full pitchers and to go packets for water bottles. I keep a stash in my desk at work!

Another suggestion is to add a bit of lemon juice to a cold glass of water to flavor it. Lemon juice also acts as a natural dieuretic (spelling?) which can help with some of the water retention many females experience. Good luck!

Well, it's not quite calorie-free, but I like to make a cranberry spritzer.  Take a can of seltzer water (lemon-lime is good, and it has no calories or sodium) pour it into a huge glass, and add about 1-2 inches of light cranberry juice to the glass. It turns the drink bright red and tastes pretty yummy! So it's about 10-20 calories total for a whole 16 ounces or so.
Crystal light has 5 calories so its like nothing. If you want to save money the crystal light powder they have and would be cheaper. I also have seen flavored water that is assorted in flavors.How about sugar free ice tea?
Lipton makes a 0 calorie iced tea packet- I love them! Apple Cranberry is my favourite.
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Well, it's not quite calorie-free, but I like to make a cranberry spritzer.  Take a can of seltzer water (lemon-lime is good, and it has no calories or sodium) pour it into a huge glass, and add about 1-2 inches of light cranberry juice to the glass. It turns the drink bright red and tastes pretty yummy! So it's about 10-20 calories total for a whole 16 ounces or so.

Oooo .... that sounds great!

=^..^= MOLLY

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I am very dissapointed that Crystal Light contains aspartame :(

I think your most natural, calorie free alternative to water is tea
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