This fizzy drink never, ever makes it onto the good list—and for good reason. “Filled with calories and sugar and completely void of any nutritional value, soda is the biggest empty calorie offender. Refined carbs can stop fat burn in a short period of time. After getting a blast of sugar, the body stops using fat for fuel and instead uses the sugar. So if fat loss is your goal, sugary drinks like soda are out!” says Zuckerbrot. Tossing back a can of pop is like scarfing down two candy bars. Surprise, surprise: neither will inch you closer to your goal weight.
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