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Holiday Cheer Can Pack A Big Punch

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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It’s A Celebration: How Many Calories Will You Be Drinking?

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 […]

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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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What Are You Drinking To Toast The New Year?

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 […]

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