Unhealthy Holiday Drinks to Avoid
Published at 11:40 AM EDT on Jul 15, 2009 | Updated at 11:21 AM EST on Dec 19, 2008
Holiday parties mean great food and tasty cocktails. No wonder why the average person gains five pounds over the holidays.
It's very tempting to indulge in fancy mixed-drinks and after you've had a few, who's keeping track of how many calories you've consumed?
Keep of the weight and avoid these high-calorie holiday drinks:White Russian: made of vodka, coffee liqueur and cream. 863 calories. Spiced Eggnog: regular eggnog mixed with spiced rum. 343 calories. Mudslide: White Russian with the addition of Bailey's Irish Cream and chocolate syrup. 851 calories. Chocolate Martini: Your choice of vodka, chocolate liquor, and chocolate crumbles on the rim. 438 calories. Mulled Wine: Packed with sugar. 356 calories, 40 grams of carbs. Irish Coffee: Coffee, whiskey, Bailey's, whipped cream. 320 calories. Long Island Iced Tea: Rum, gin, vodka, tequila, triple sec, sour mix and a splash of cola join forces to create this high-calorie drink. 380 calories.
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