Hot Chocolate vs. Egg Nog: Which is Healthier? (Page 5)

Hot Chocolate Pros

Pictured Recipe: Spiced Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate Pros

Unlike eggnog, you can tailor your hot chocolate order—or make it yourself—to slash calories and saturated fat, while keeping the calcium (20 percent of your daily value per cup) and protein (7 grams per cup). Swap out the whole milk for skim and you’ll save 55 calories per cup. And when hot chocolate is made with natural cocoa powder (the nonalkalized kind), it will give you a healthy dose of antioxidants—the kind that are shown to quell stress and lower your risk of heart disease.

Get the recipe: Spiced Hot Chocolate

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