You could start with simple substitution. Did you know that the typical glass of egg nog packs a whopping 350 calories, and 22 grams of sugar? Trying giving your kid a healthier alternative, like hot chocolate, which weighs in at just 120 calories with 15 grams of sugar. Chances are, they won't wind!
Want a way to help track or gauge food nutrition information on the go? There's an app for that.
I searched through the health apps on my Droid and found a simple free app called "Calorie Counter." Then I tried it out for some of the more common holiday staples.
Foods, sweets, candy and desserts, cookies, and bingo. A listing of some of the most popular types of cookies and their nutrition information at your fingertips. From what I can see, oatmeal cookies are one of the healthier options for your kids this holiday season.