If you’re cutting back on sugar, you already know that ginger ale is a bad choice. Ditto for tonic water, apple juice and sweet tea. These drinks, and many others like them, fall under one category: sugar-sweetened beverages. To keep things simple, let’s just call them SSBs.
You know SSBs. They’re the sugary sodas, fruit juices, energy drinks and other saccharine sippables on display at your local gas station. Oh, you were looking for water? Try checking behind that purple stuff.