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Drinks can sneak empty calories into diet

Published: Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 10:28 a.m. CDT

University of Illinois Extension nutrition and wellness educator Marilyn Csernus will present “Beverages: Empty Calories or Not?” from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Friday at the DeKalb County Extension office, 1350 W. Prairie Drive in Sycamore.

This class will discuss five categories of non-alcoholic beverages – water, soft drinks, fruit/vegetable juices, milk, and functional beverages – and how these beverage choices may have a direct effect on health.

The fee for this program is $5 and registration is preferred. For more information or to register, visit web.extension.illinois.edu/bdo or call 815-758-8194.

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