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The Truth About Booze

This image shows a red wine glass.

This image shows a red wine glass. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When trying to stay fit, be healthy, and melt off the pounds, one usually makes the decision to completely avoid alcohol. Yes, in many mixed drinks the calorie count is way above 250 due to the over addition of sugary syrups and such, however I am here to tell you that you do not necessarily need to quit cold turkey. There ARE alternatives that you can make to still get that buzz going on after a long day at work or school and not feel (too) guilty about it! Read the rest of this entry

Beverages-Empty Calories?

English: The ring-pull tab on an aluminium dri...

English: The ring-pull tab on an aluminium drinking can. Français : Canette en aluminium vue de dessus – Anneau d’ouverture. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Beverages are very satisfying from an ice cold strawberry lemonade in the blazing heat of summer, to a smooth and silky hot chocolate with marsh mellows in the cold, frosty winter. However, if you are trying to stay healthy and maybe even lose weight, beverages can be an evil sneaky way for you to consume many empty calories. Some beverages that you wouldn’t even suspect are bad for you, actually are loaded with sugar, fat, and way too many calories to be in a beverage.

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