6 Crappy Habits You Need to Kick
Identifying six of the worst habits and tips on how to break them.
4. Sweetened Beverages
Did you trade in your favorite soda for the supposedly healthier diet version? Sure, it has fewer calories, but according to a recent Illinois study of more than 260,000 Americans, it could come at a price. The study found people drinking at least four servings of either fruit punch, ice tea, or diet sodas suffered from a greater risk of a future diagnosis of depression. Do yourself, and specifically your future mental health, a favor and ditch sweetened beverages altogether. Drink water. And, if you need a flavor shot, try adding lemon, orange, or lime juice.