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How Many Calories Will You Drink Over The Holidays?

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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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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How Many Calories Are In Your Cocktail?

Do you know that a standard alcoholic drink (in the US) is a drink that contains the equivalent of 14.0 grams (0.6 ounces) of pure alcohol. That’s the amount of pure alcohol usually found in: 12 ounces of beer 8 ounces of malt liquor 5 ounces of wine 1.5 ounces or a “shot” of 80-proof […]

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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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