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CHI Health Food and Nutrition Services

There’s More Than Holiday Cheer in That Cup of Eggnog!


It happens every year. The holiday season rolls around, and by the time it’s over, you’re looking at the new year with a new waistline. Added stress, shorter days and an abundance of holiday goodies makes it easy to over-indulge. But it’s not always what you eat that can have your abs of steel looking more like a bowl full of jelly. According to Kris Walahoski, RDN, LMNT, CDE, dietitian at CHI Health Good Samaritan, when watching our weight, we tend to think about the plate and forget the cup. “Everyone knows holiday cookies, caramels and fudges are loaded with fats and sugars,” Walahoski says.” “But we forget about our traditional beverages.” Your favorite peppermint espresso drinks and hot buttered … Continue reading

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