By Stephanie Ruhle
Updated: June 12, 2013

It's amazing how filling my cup with empty calories can lead to filling out the rear of my jeans. While you may watch what you eat, food is only half the battle. Liquid calories count just as much-maybe even more! Frappucinos and sugary sodas are obvious offenders, but when the weather heats up, I love serving iced tea and lemonade with lunch. I know one glass of lemonade isn't going to derail my diet, but when I'm trying to slim down, keeping those little extras in check is crucial. I love my new baby, but I could do without the post-pregnancy love handles.

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I know how important it is to drink water, but plain H2O bores me to death so I inevitably end up dehydrated. For some creative ideas to up my daily intake, I turned to Clueless in the Kitchen creator Paula Hankin. Check out the video below to try her tasty (and beautiful) tips for yourself!


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