How to Order a Healthier Coffee

Find out if your morning coffee is loaded with calories and learn how to order a better-for-you brew.

How to Order a Healthier Coffee

You'd be surprised at how quickly calories can add up when ordering a cup of coffee. With these ordering hacks, you can enjoy a warm, flavorful cup of coffee without all the unnecessary calories. You're going to wish you'd had these tips all along.

Watch: How to Cut Calories in Your Coffee

Add Ice Cubes

This might sound odd, but add two or three ice cubes to your next cup. The cubes take up space in your cup, so you'll be drinking less calories. And no longer will you have to wait for your piping hot coffee to cool. Cubes are a win-win.

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How to Safely Make Lifestyle Changes With Type 2 Diabetes

Gain control of your disease while still protecting your heart

If you're overweight or obese and have type 2 diabetes, a new study reveals how to make lifestyle changes that will help you safely gain control of your disease and still protect your heart.

Researchers published a study in Diabetes Care that took a second — and more in-depth — look at data from the NIH's Look AHEAD study. They found that for 85% of people in that study, lifestyle interventions that triggered weight loss and increased physical activity reduced potential cardiovascular problems. Such lifestyle interventions also help reduce the risks for diabetes, dementia and some cancers and strengthen the immune system.

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