Beverages

While following the meal plan on this website, it is important to drink plenty of water. It is recommended you drink 1.5 – 2.0 litres of water a day. Add fresh mint or slices of lemon or cucumber to plain water if desired.

The meals and snacks in this plan provide an average total of 1800kcal per day which means that in addition to your water intake you may consume beverages that total 200Kcal.

Calorie (Kcal) content of some popular drinks (the Kcal figures have been rounded slightly for easy reference):

    Mug of coffee, black (350ml): 5Kcal
    Mug of coffee (350ml), milky with semi-skimmed milk: 50Kcal
    Mug of black tea, (350ml): 1Kcal
    Mug of tea (350ml), with semi-skimmed milk: 25Kcal
    Glass of low calorie fruit squash (200ml): 2Kcal
    Glass of orange juice (200ml): 75Kcal
    Glass of dairy milk, semi-skimmed (200ml): 90Kcal
    Glass of unsweetened soya milk (200ml): 50Kcal
    Glass of Alpro unsweetened almond milk (200ml): 25Kcal
    Glass of Alpro strawberry soya milk drink (200ml): 125Kcal
    Innocent smoothie (250ml): 170Kcal