During the holidays, parties and gatherings are sure to be part of your social calendar. As you make the rounds, you can help reduce your intake of empty calories by being aware of unhealthy drinks that are popular at this time and minimizing your overall alcohol consumption during the holiday season.
- Eggnog: Made with milk, cream, sugar and eggs, eggnog can pack up to 460 calories in an eight-ounce serving – not including calories from alcohol. Think of it as an indulgent dessert and limit yourself during the holidays; sip it slowly to savor the taste.
- White Russians. The added sugars in this cream-and-Kahlua concoction can have as much as 460 calories in an eight-ounce serving.
- Hot Buttered Rum. Hot melted butter, rum and brown sugar make this holiday classic top out at around 350 calories per eight-ounce serving.
- Tom and Jerry. A "hot-rod" version of eggnog, this combination of eggs, milk, rum and spices often has between 340 and 460 calories per eight-ounce serving.
Check out our visual guide to healthy and unhealthy holiday drinks!
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