Rethink Your Drink

Did you know sugary drinks are the #1 source of added sugar in our diets? Our collection of resources will inspire you to choose water and drink less sugar-sweetened beverages. Check out these tips from to get you started!

  • Drink Water: Drink water instead of sugary drinks. Regular soda and other sweet drinks usually contain a lot of added sugar which provides more calories then needed.
  • A Thrifty Option: Water is usually easy on the wallet. You can save money by drinking water from the tap at home or when eating out.
  • Water On The Go : Water is always convenient. Toss a reusable water bottle in your bag to quench your thirst throughout the day.

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A BIG Thank You!

Our Community Nutrition Educator Kim received a BIG thank-you note from students at Watervliet Elementary! Kim teaches youth about the principles of Go, Slow and Whoa Foods to help them make smart food choices.

Agency Spotlight


Capital Region Eat Smart New York would like to salute our partner CONCERNs-U! a multi-faceted agency they offer a food pantry, crisis intervention, information and referral, advocacy, clothing, back-to-school, case management, and holiday projects.