SCHROEDER: Rethink your drink when it comes to fast diets | Monticello Herald Journal

When it comes to weight loss, there’s no lack of diets promising fast results. There are low-carb diets, high-carb diets, low-fat diets, grapefruit diets, cabbage soup diets and blood type diets, to name a few.

But no matter what diet you may try, to lose weight, you must take in fewer calories than your body uses. Most people try to reduce their calorie intake by focusing on food, but another way may be to think about what you drink.

What do you drink? It makes more difference than you think!

Calories in drinks are not hidden (they’re listed right on

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Freeport man arrested after allegedly inappropriately touching Rockville Centre coffee shop employee | Herald Community Newspapers

A Freeport man was arrested on Sunday at 8:53 a.m. in Rockville Centre for allegedly inappropriately touching a coffee shop employee.

According to a release by the the Nassau County Police Department, Robert Tomo, 35, entered a coffee shop in the village at noon on July 30. Shortly thereafter, he allegedly approached a 21-year-old female from behind and touched her inappropriately.

Police said Tomo, who is a regular patron at the establishment, was told by the employee that his behavior was not OK and he left the business. The next day, he returned to the coffee shop and the employee

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