healthy and filling, health food, diet, nutrition, time.com stock, whole wheat pasta
Danny Kim for TIME

10 Easy Ways To Slash Calories

Cutting a few calories here and there won’t show up on the scale immediately, but making consistent changes will. Here are10 effortless ways to sidestep excess calories throughout your day—without missing them at all.

Drink your tea or coffee plain

A recent study published in the journal Public Health found that people who drink their coffee black consume about 69 fewer calories a day, compared to those who add cream, sugar and other extras to their cups. For tea drinkers, skipping the add-ins saves about 43 calories a day.

TIME may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.