What 6 Grams of Sugar Looks Like (Holiday Drinks Edition)

Danielle Omar, RD
by Danielle Omar, RD
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Christmas cookies aren’t the only holiday favorites increasing your sugar intake this time of year. Holiday cocktails like eggnog, punch and champagne can also add sugar and calories to your celebrations, which may lead to unwanted pounds in unwanted places.

The good news is you can be festive without overindulging in sugary drinks. One trick is to avoid the highly sweetened mixers, where most of the sugar sneaks in. Your best bet is to stick with beer, wine and low-sugar mixers like soda water or a splash of fruit juice.

Below are six low-sugar libations to enjoy at holiday parties without derailing your goals.

About the Author

Danielle Omar, RD
Danielle Omar, RD

Danielle is an integrative dietitian, culinary nutritionist, author and consultant, frequently lending her love of creating to high-profile food and nutrition media outlets. She’s a regularly featured blogger and founder of foodconfidence.comwhere she inspires men and women on their journey to become their healthiest self. Connect with her on Instagram and Facebook.

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