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 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 […]
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 […]
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.