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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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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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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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Take Me Out To The Ballgame . . . And Let Me Eat For Nine Innings

Batter Up Baseball season is in full swing. If you’re going to be at a game – major league, minor league, or little league – it’s become almost a habit to chow down on the food being hawked by vendors or purchased from the food court. Listed below are examples of some snacks and drinks […]

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New Year’s Eve

It’s New Year’s Eve.  If you have big plans, enjoy yourself.  If you’re watching your weight, have a plan – you can still enjoy yourself and not feel deprived. Devise an eating strategy before you go out and commit to carrying it out.  Then you’ll have a much better chance at succeeding – and not […]

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