Holiday toasts and festive drinks are a big part of the holidays and can be a big – and hidden – calorie hit. With a little bit of forethought and planning you can enjoy holiday cheer and still keep your calories and buzz under control. A standard drink (in the US) is 1.5 ounces of […]
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Are you indulging in celebratory cheer? Toasting 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. 16% Of Calories? The CDC released a report showing that adults in […]
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 […]
So many of us toast to the New Year with drink in hand – alcoholic or not. Here’s a quick primer so you can make some informed choices: A standard drink is 1.5 ounces of hard liquor, 5 ounces of wine, or 12 ounces of beer. Nutritionally: 12 ounces of beer has 153 calories and […]
Penny Manegan Klatell, PhD, RN
Penny is a doctoral level nurse; a health, life, and wellness coach; and a Mom. She’s also a nutritional counselor, food lover, former college professor, author, blogger, speaker, and a very frequent restaurant visitor. She’s from a Greek restaurant family where she learned to cook and discovered the need to speak loudly to be heard above the din. She writes about delicious, healthy food and how to eat well anytime, anywhere, and at any age.