What Are Some Of The Lowest Calorie Alcoholic Drinks?

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Obi Obadike

Obi Obadike

Celebrity Fitness & Nutrition Expert, CFT, SFN, M.S. Founder & CEO – Ethical Inc.
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What are some of the lowest calorie alcoholic drinks? Any alcohol that has a lot of simple sugar or calories you want to try to avoid so it doesn’t lead into weight gain.  Now we aren’t trying to promote alcohol here in this article. But we are just trying to share with you alcohol drinks that are low in calories and won’t affect you in a negative way weight loss wise. Especially if you are trying to lose weight and if you consume these alcohol drinks within moderation.

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The Top alcoholic drinks that low in calories are:

  • White wine has 123 calories in a 5 ounce serving.
  • Tequila lime is low in calories and has 99 calories in one shot. And it is easy drink to consume.
  • Light beer is low in calories and a 12-ounce beer contains about 106 calories. Light beer has lower calories than regular beer.
  • Rum and Diet coke. Most people drink rum and coke but if you replace it with diet coke it lowers the calories tremendously. A 7.5 ounce serving of rum and diet coke contains 135 calories which is 33% less than rum and coke.
  • A dry martini made with gin and vermouth contains around 185 calories.
  • A gin and tonic with 2 ounces of gin and 4 ounces of diet tonic and water contains about 128 calories.
  • Vodka soda contains about 133 calories in a 7.5 ounce serving.
  • Hard Seltzer has 99 calories in a 12-ounce serving drink.
  • A paloma alcoholic drink contains 169 calories if you mix 1.5 tequila with 6 ounces of grapefruit juice and lime juice.

The Bottom Line is there are several low-calorie alcoholic drinks and if you consume them, it shouldn’t be a calorie surplus for your weight loss goals. You just must be mindful of how many calories it contains and be mindful of how much simple sugar it has.

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