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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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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.