How Much Exercise You Need To Burn Off Calories From Wine

Half Hour Till Wine

Remember that alcohol can dehydrate so drink plenty of water to keep your muscles hydrated and your organs functioning normally.

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Healthy Snack Options with Wine

Low Calorie And Healthy Snacks That Pair Well With Wine

  At a wine bar, it‘s common to order a cheese plate that comes with a variety of cheese, nuts, and dried fruit.  That  means a lot of fat, calories, and sugar — clocking in at around 650 calories a serving in a normal cheese plate. It’s nice to pair delicious cheese with wine, but […]

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What To Do When Your Mouth Is On Fire From Red Hot Chili Peppers

I was in a restaurant that specializes in chili – hot, hotter, and hottest.  Four large thirty-something guys were sitting at the table next to mine. One guy ordered, “hottest,” with an “I can handle it, no problem” look on his face. Shortly after this big, burly guy dug into his chili he was sitting […]

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10 Ways To Tame A Way Too Spicy Dish

Have you ever gotten a little too overzealous with the chili powder – or with the amount of peppers you’ve added to that fantastic dish you’re cooking? Perhaps you very overly brave and ordered the five alarm chili at your local Tex-Mex place. It happens — but what do you do?  You can burn the […]

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Stadium Food: What Do You Eat?

It is the beginning of baseball season, but more importantly – at least in my family – it’s the beginning of hockey playoffs. To call us True Blue New York Rangers fans might be an understatement. So what do you eat when you go to a game? Many stadiums now offer “gourmet” and “specialty” food […]

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salad, calories

Can You Save Calories Eating A Ham And Cheese Sandwich Instead Of A Salad?

So many of us think a salad, instead of a sandwich, is the way to go if we’re trying to be calorie conscious. Somehow we’ve embraced the idea that salads are always a light and healthy choice. Sometimes they are – but all too often they’re not. Sometimes a sandwich is the clear winner in […]

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How Far Do You Have To Walk To Burn Off Your Easter Candy?

If you want to attempt to walk off the chocolate bunnies, jellybeans, and Peeps: It takes a herculean effort to walk off lots of calories. It’s easier and more efficient to cut down on portion size. In case you want to make an attempt “to walk” off your candy indulgence: If this is the candy […]

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Easter candy, 100 and 200 calories

How Much Easter Candy Can You Eat For 100 and 200 Calories?

Do you need a reason to splurge on a holiday – it is a celebration, after all? But, in case you want to “carefully” indulge on Easter candy, here’s how much of your favorite candy you can gobble down to the tune of 100 calories: 17 Brach’s jellybeans = 102 calories (6 calories each) 5 […]

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Bunnies and Eggs Come In All Shades of Chocolate

Peeps, jellybeans, and Cadbury eggs are extremely popular types of Easter candy, but on Easter kids head for chocolate Easter bunnies first. No matter how old we are, we all have our preferred way of attacking the chocolate rabbit. Just so you know where you rank, 76% of us eat the ears first, 13% bite […]

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