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These are the alcoholic drinks that have the fewest calories

Not exceeding the daily calorie limit recommended for each person is not only important for those who follow a diet, but also for anyone who wants to maintain a healthy lifestyle. But having that control does not mean that this Christmas you have to give up those drinks with family, those beer gardens with friends or business dinners.

This season of the year, as with summer, is a season in which the consumption of alcoholic beverages increases and therefore in which the number of daily calories, especially on specific dates, it can skyrocket. For this reason we have decided to make a list of some of the alcoholic drinks with the least calories.

Although it has always been said that alcoholic beverages make you fat, the reality is that not all have the same calorie contentso there will always be some that have more calories than others.

Another important aspect is that although calories from food normally fulfill important functions in our body, this does not happen with alcoholic beverages. In fact, the calories in alcohol are empty, they do not come from any particular nutrient and therefore do not contribute anything positive to the body.

Whatever option you choose to complement your lunches, dinners or snacks, it is crucial to highlight the importance of always drinking in moderation and never uncontrolled, especially if you do not want to seriously endanger your health.

Alcoholic drinks with fewer calories

In this list we show you some of the drinks with the least calories. Although the healthiest option for any body will always be to stop consuming alcohol as much as possible or simply reduce it, to only consume it on specific occasions. We present you the drinks with the least calories:

  1. Came: A glass of red wine has 125 calories and 3.8 grams of carbohydrates. The percentage of alcohol varies depending on whether we choose to opt for white wine (less alcohol) or red wine.

    In Spain, the variety of quality wines is very extensive, and there is also the possibility of opting for organic wines, so you can afford to choose the option that you consider healthiest.

  2. Beer: Beer also appears as another of the alcoholic beverages with the fewest calories, although these will vary if we opt for a beer. Light (103), a normal one (153) or a craft beer (170 to 350).

    It all depends on whether you choose the healthiest brand and type of beer, which in Spain range from non-alcoholic beer to malt beer.

  3. Champagne: he champagne It is one of those drinks that is not usually missing on special dates and special occasions and also one of those that can enter this list of drinks with fewer calories.

    Specifically, a glass of champagne has about 85 calories, so celebrating that special occasion with a glass should not bring you any regrets.

  4. Distilled alcohols: It is not surprising that pure liquors have the fewest calories since they are almost exclusively ethanol with no added sugars. Among those with the fewest calories, gin, rum, vodka and whiskey stand out, although their percentage of calories increases depending on whether the alcohol content is higher.

On the other hand, when mixing this type of drink with others high in sugar, the number of calories can undoubtedly skyrocket.

  • Gin (97 calories)
  • Rum (97 calories)
  • Vodka (97 calories)
  • Whiskey (97 calories)

The case of cocktails

Although they are not among the healthiest drinks, we have also decided to discover the list of cocktails with the lowest calorie content. It is important to note that in any case, these will be determined by the alcohol content and the dosage of the ingredients used.

But there are five cocktails in particular that are among the lowest calorie options. We discover them for you:

  • Bloody Mary (120 calories): Among the low-calorie cocktails, the Bloody Mary stands out. A cocktail composed of: Vodka, tomato juice, salt, black pepper and cayenne, broth, Tabasco, Worcester sauce, celery, horseradish and lemon juice.
  • Vodka Sour (160 calories): One of the summer cocktails par excellence, vodka is made up of a sweet part that usually contains sugar syrup and a more bitter part provided by lime or lemon juice and of course a distillate that adds character to the mix.
  • Martini Dry (97 calories): One of those cocktails that never goes out of style and whose origins are said to date back to the 19th century in California. This cocktail is composed of: 60 ml of gin and 10 ml of dry vermouth
  • Negroni (96 calories): This classic Italian cocktail, famous throughout the world, not only stands out for having the perfect dry and bittersweet balance, but also because it was created in Florence between 1919 and 1920 by Count Camilo Negroni. The Negroni consists of Campari, gin, red vermouth, orange and ice.
  • Gin tonic (80 calories): Gin Tonic has its origins in the year 1700 and specifically at the time of British rule over India. A mixture that was curiously born to make more palatable a mixture of medicinal herbs that soldiers took to combat malaria and that British soldiers ended up mixing with gin. To make it you will need: gin, tonic and a citrus.

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