Health Hint

Taking care of your health is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. Baylor College of Medicine experts have plenty of tips to help you stay healthy. This month’s Health Hint addresses liquid calories.

It’s the holiday season, and that means lots of people will be consuming extra calories. But it’s not just from desserts and starchy side dishes – liquid calories can quickly add up. But you can still have that pumpkin spice latte or favorite holiday cocktail, just make smart choices. Choose non-fat milk, skip the whipped cream and pay attention to portion sizes on those coffee drinks. And as for cocktails, opt for a diet mixer or low-calorie tonic.”

Molly Gee, registered dietitian