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How Many Calories Will You Drink Over The Holidays?

A glass or two of celebratory cheer – a toast to the New Year … Just a heads up: all of those drinks can really pack a caloric punch. So, just like drinking wisely (and of course, not driving), don’t forget to factor in all those calories. A Drink Is … A standard alcoholic drink […]

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Do Your Drink Calories Equal The Calories In A Meal?

You may really look forward to happy hour or that before dinner drink.  Time to relax and enjoy the company of friends or family.  Not necessarily a bad thing.  Unfortunately, it’s way too easy to underestimate or forget about the calories lurking in that glass. Calories You Drink Don’t Fill You Up When you drink […]

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Liquid Calories and Holiday Parties

So many of us toast to the holidays with drink in hand – alcoholic or not. Be smart about the booze, the mixers, eggnog, and cider and aim to keep your calories and your buzz under control. A standard drink is 1.5 ounces of hard liquor, 5 ounces of wine, or 12 ounces of beer.  […]

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Margarita Or Mojito? Is There A Difference In Calories?

Mid-August.  Time for vacation – and if not vacation, certainly some relaxing outdoor time, maybe with drink in hand. Could a nice cold (or frozen) margarita or mojito be your drink of choice?  You might opt to go with the tequila, citrus, and salt flavors of a magarita or the rum, lime, and mint flavors […]

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