When it comes to choosing a beverage, don’t drink soda, says Jillian. Whether it’s sugared soda or diet soda, it’s terrible for your body. It’ll put weight on you, dehydrate you, and deplete the minerals from your system. Make a smarter choice. Sparkling water, unsweetened iced teas, green tea and white tea have been shown to burn more fat and up to 78 more calories per day.