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So...I didn’t enjoy the aftertaste of crystal light and light type drinks before surgery...and I really can’t stand it now. I do enjoy ice cold tap Water. Are there any alternatives to this for drinking post surgery. Sometimes, I jut need a good drink!

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I’m not exactly sure if this is good but I did watered down Gatorade. I wanted something other then Water too but if I didn’t not water down the Gatorade it was too sweet for me. I asked my nutritionist and she said that was much better then drinking juice or any other sweet drinks. I did find a light Gatorade which is actually not bad. I wasn’t a big fan of drinking anything to sweet even before he surgery so maybe that’s what’s helped me.

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Teas! Hot and cold are yummy... with lemon or other sweetener

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I drink a lot of tea, mostly green and herbals. I start my day with it and drink into the afternoon. I do not add sweetener. Many of the herbals are naturally sweet. Since I prefer loose tea, I can make my own blends.

I also second the Hint waters. I discovered them by accident while traveling and am now a huge fan. There is no sugar. They are "infused" with fruit. They don't have a strong flavor, but just a "hint" of the fruit. Love them!

**I also really dislike the Crystal Light. I even tried the ones sweetened with stevia, the "pure" line, but I just can't tolerate them on a regular basis. I'm not one for artificial sweeteners, period. So, I tend to avoid them.

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G2 and Powerade zero is pretty good

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Minute Maid makes alight drinks with very little sugar/carbs and are 15 calories. They’re in the refrigerated section of the stores. I dilute mine a bit for guilt purposes. One bottle lasted me about 3 weeks because I don’t drink it often.

Diet ocean spray has good low cal flavored drinks too; in the aisle, not refrigerated. I too dilute those

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Sounds very tasty, think I'll died,ithem out.

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I did not,say died I said I would check them out. Stupid auto-correct!

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I second the recommendations for Hint and Propel; I also have become quite fond of the Lipton diet green teas in the mixed berry and citrus flavors (there are others, but I haven't tried them).

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So I just ordered diet decaf Lipton iced tea mix I'll comment about it when it arrives

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Lipton diet tea

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So...I didn’t enjoy the aftertaste of crystal light and light type drinks before surgery...and I really can’t stand it now. I do enjoy ice cold tap Water. Are there any alternatives to this for drinking post surgery. Sometimes, I jut need a good drink!
I use sqwinchers zero (it's like a Gatorade or Powerade). And Gatorade now has Gatorade Zero. Also use Stur which has many flavors. sugar free koolaid works too.

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