Eggnog is sometimes referred to as a heart attack in a glass! It is super high in calories and fat. That creamy warm feeling is your arteries clogging up instantaneously! Might as well take a lipid lowering medication as an appetizer!
Add a dash of cinnamon, and I mean a dash, too much is nasty, dash of nutmeg and a sprinkle of butter buds to a vanilla shake and viola you have a delicious alternative that won’t slow your heart.
As a side note, many folks like a little chocolate cappuccino hot drink during the holidays. Let us recommend, making your protein drink in a shaker and then heating in a mug. Yum, hot chocolate with benefits!
Click here to download a Food Log to make your life easier. (This is an Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. You can right-click on the link and select Save Target As… or just click to view the document.)
Check out www.caloriecount.about.com. It’s a great resource for online food journals and activity logs. See how many calories you consume and burn off each day!
Check out this website to see why you should not drink diet soda!