Hitting happy hour with the office crew or pouring a glass of red once the kids are finally in bed—these indulgences add up all too easily. A May 2014 study found that people underestimate how much they drank by 50 percent or moreInstead of ordering a second glass because everyone else is imbibing and you’re still having fun, head to the bartender armed with a few nonalcoholic—but delicious—orders, suggests Bauer. For example, soda water with a splash of pineapple juice, or club soda with lime and a splash of grapefruit juice. They taste festive and will keep your cocktail count—and weight—down.
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