Alcohol Calorie Calculator

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Calories from Alcohol

This handy calculator will help you understand the differences between various types of alcoholic beverages, when it comes to calories consumed in a week, and can help you make health choices.

We all know there is a fairly high sugar content in Alcohol. This means we can easily be consuming more calories in a week or a month, from the alcohol we drink than we may realize.

Alcohol Consumption and Weight Gain

It isn’t only sodas that cause people problems when they are trying to lose weight. Even if you eat like a rabbit, if you are consuming a few beers each night it can be very difficult to get your weight down, and it can be a factor in gradual weight gain over the years.

Learn how the calories in Alcoholic Beverages effect your Weight

How many calories are in Regular beer compared to light beer? If you multiply this by the number of beers you drink and then divide it by 3500 it can give you an idea of how many calories you need to cut back to make up for your drinking habit. 3500 Calories is the number of calories they say we need to remove from our diet for every pound of weight we want to lose. Calories from distilled beverages is only part of the calories you are consuming if you are adding a distilled beverage to pop or soda or using other mixers. Counting your alcohol consumption is a good way to be truthful about the calories you are consuming. It is easy to fail to account for alcohol and other empty calorie drinks we consume.

Alcohol consumption needs to be reduced if you are seeking reduce calories. How much Gin, Rum, Vodka or Whiskey, Brandy or Cognac or Tequila do you drink at a party or on a summer evening? Liqueurs are even sweeter and contain more calories per ounce. Drambuie, Cointreau, Kahlua or other similar drinks can wreck havoc to a diet plan. Be sure you are tracking all your alcoholic beverage consumption, not just your calories from the food you consume. Liqueurs added to desserts and other alcohol used in dessert preparation is also easy to forget about. Calculating alcohol calories means being vigilant about accounting for all alcohol.

Talk to your Dietician, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, or Doctor about your alcohol consumption when you talk to them about your weight and diet.

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