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Can Alcohol Be Healthy?

IS ALCOHOL HEALTHY? Drinks to Enjoy & Avoid on a Diet Everyone loves a good drink, right? The only problem is everyone would also love to be a little bit healthier. Alcohol and being healthy don't tend to go too well together. So that we can all live long, healthy and enjoyable lives, we've helped compile the healthiest and worst-offending alcohol beverages - so that you know which one you should be turning to when watching your figure. BEER Popular Beer Brands (1 pint = 19,2 oz) Carlsberg 5.0% ABV 2.8 Units (/pint) Carling 4.0% ABV 2.32 Units (/pint) CARLING Calories 182 /pint (32 per 100ml) Calories 188 /pint (33 per 100ml) Carbs 18.1g /pint (3.189 per 100ml) Carbs 8g /pint (1.4g per 100ml) Guinness Draft 4.1% ABV 2.36 Units (/pint) Becks 4.8% ABV 2.71 Units (/pint) GUINNESS Calories 200 /pint (35.2 per 100ml) Calories 218 /pint (38.4 per 100ml) Carbs 35.2g /pint (2.789 per 100mi) Carbs 14.8g /pint (2.69 per 100ml) Fosters Budweiser 4.0% ABV 2.32 Units (/pint) 4.8% ABV 2.71 Units (/pint) Calories 227 /pint (40 per 100ml) Calories 227 /pint (40 per 100ml) Carbs 17.6g /pint (3.1g per 100mt) Carbs 28.4g /pint (59 per 100ml) Heineken Peroni 5.0% ABV 2.8 Units (/pint) 5.1% ABV 2.85 Units (/pint) Calories 239 /pint (42 per 100ml Calories 239 /pint (42 per 100ml) et Carbs 18.9g /pint (3.339 per 100ml) Carbs 17.6g /pint (3.33g per 100ml) Corona Extra 4.5% ABV Corona 2.56 Units (/pint) Stella Artois 4.8% ABV 2.71 Units (/pint) Extra Calories 244 /pint (43 per 100ml) Calories 254 /pint (44.6 per 100m) Carbs 20.5g /pint (3.69 per 100ml Carbs 23.9g /pint (4.29 per 100ml) San Miguel 5.0% ABV 2.8 Units (/pint) Calories 256 /pint (45 per 100ml) Carbs 13.8g /pint (2.43g per 100m) Popular Beer Brands Compared Carbs (g) Upint) Units Calories Upint) ABV Upint) 182 Carlsberg 5.0% 2.8 18.1 Carling Guinness Draft 4.0% 2.3 188 8.0 4.1% 2.4 200 15.8 Becks 4.8% 27 218 14.8 Fosters 4.0% 2.3 227 17.6 Budweiser 4.8% 2.7 227 28.4 Heineken 5.0% 2.8 239 18.9 Peroni 5.1% 2.9 239 18.9 Stella Artois 4.8% 2.7 244 20.5 Corona Extra 4.5% 2.6 254 23.9 San Miguel : 5.0% 2.8 256 13.8 Popular Beer Brands vs Calories & Carbs (g) (per 100ml / -3.4oz) 45 40 35 30 25 CRAFT BEER Popular Craft Beer Brands (1 pint - 19.2 oz) Sierra Nevada Samuel Adams Boston Lager 4.8% ABV 2.73 Units (/pint) Pale Ale 5.6% ABV 3.18 Units (/pint) Calories 285 /pint (50.16 per 100ml) Calories 288 /pint (50.69 per 100ml) Carbs 23.4g /pint (4.12g per 100ml) Carbs 30.1g /pint (5.30g per 100m Anchor Brew Dog Steam Beer Punk IPA PUNK IPA 4.9% ABV 5.6% ABV 3.18 Units (/pint) STEAN Y 2.78 Units (/pint) Calories 253 /pint (44.53per 100ml) Calories 277 /pint (48.7 per 100ml) Carbs 22.7g /pint (49 per 100ml) Carbs 25.7g /pint (4.52g per 100ml) Popular Craft Beer Brands Compared Carbs (g) /pint) Units Calories ABV Upint) /pint) Anchor 4.9% 2.78 253 22.7 Steam Beer Brew Dog 5.6% 3.18 277 25.7 Punk IPA Sierra Nevada 5.6% 3.18 285 23.4 Pale Ale Sam Adams 4.8% 2.73 288 30.1 Boston Lager Craft Beer Brands vs Calories & Carbs (g) (per 100ml / -3,4oz) 50 45 40 35 30 25 In general, creft beer seems to contain more carbs } colories than regular beer - - - Highest/Lowest Calorie Regular Beer (San Miguel) Highest/Lowest Carb Regular Beer (Budweiser) CIDER Popular Cider Brands (1 pint = 19.2 oz) White Lightning Strongbow 5.0% ABV 2.8 Units (/pint) aTRA 50% FR 7.5% ABV 4.3 Units (/pint) WHITE IGHTNING Calories 200 /pint (35.2 per 100ml) Calories 239 /pint (42 per 100ml) Carbs 33.6g /pint (5.91g per 100m) Carbs Unknown Strongbow Pear 5.0% ABV 2.8 Units (/pint) Bulmers Original B. BULMERS 4.7% ABV 2.65 Units (/pint) Calories 218 /pint (38.4 per 100ml) Calories 239 /pint (42 per 100ml) Carbs 31.3g /pint (5.59 per 100ml Carbs 24.4g /pint (4.39 per 100m) Bulmers Pear 4.7% ABV 2.65 Units (/pint) Kopparberg 4.5% ABV 2.56 Units (/pint) BULMERS FOPPARBERS Calories 293 /pint (51.5 per 100ml) Calories 241 /pint (424 per 100ml) ESWEDOH Carbs 31.3g /pint (5.5g per 100ml) Carbs 29.6g /pint (5.29 per 100ml Kopparberg Pear 4.5% ABV 2.56 Units (/pint) FOPPARBERS Onepint of cider contains as many celories as a ESNEDOI Calories 273 /pint (48 per 100ml) Carbs 51.7g /pint (9.1g per 100ml) sugared donut! Popular Cider Brands Compared Units Calories Carbs (g) ABV Upint) (/pint) (/pint) White Lightning 7.5% 4.3 200 Strongbow Strongbow Pear 5.0% 2.8 239 33.6 5.0% 2.8 218 31.3 Bulmers Original 4.7% 2.65 239 24.4 Bulmers Pear 4.7% 2.65 293 31.3 Kopparberg Kopparberg Pear 4.5% 2.56 241 29.6 4.5% 2.56 273 51.7 Pear Cand other fruit) cider has more corbs than regular epple cider Cider Brands vs Calories & Carbs (q) (per 100ml / 3,4oz) 50 45 40 35 30 Wine (175ml = 5.9 oz) Red Wine 11.5% ABV White Wine Sweet 8% ABV Dry 9.5% ABV Calories 150 /175ml Calories 120 /175ml Carbs 1g /175ml A large glass of wine has as many calories as a cornetto ice cream! Rules to Follow Sweet Dry 1%. 1%, The higher the ABV and the Therefore... stick Red wine has to dry, lower % alcohol wines to many health benefits but is sweeter the taste, the more calories keep the calorie slightly higher in carbs & calories are in the drink count down Spirits (1 Shot = 25ml /0.85 oz) Calories. (/shot) Carbs (g) (/shot) Units ABV (/shot) Tequila : 38.0% 67.0 64-80 Vodka 37.5% 64-80 Rum 40.0% 64-80 Whisky : 40.0% Bourbon 40.0% 64-80 Scotch i: 40.0% 64-80 Gin 1: 37.5% 64-80 Amaretto 28.0% 0.7 85.0 18 Brandy : 40.0% Schnapps 64-80 23.0% 0.6 105.0 8.5 Jagermeister : 35.0% 1 107.0 11 Sambuca 42.0% 107.0 There are no carbs in pure spirits! Cocktails Margerita 120 Calories Mimosa 87 Calories Orange Juice, Champagne Tequila, Cointreau, Lime Juice Mojito Cuba Libre 135 Calories 143 Calories Rum, Lime Juice, Mint Sprigs, Sugar, Soda Water Rum, Coke, Lime Wedge Martini Pi┼ła Colada 161 Calories 170 Calories Gin, Vermouth Rum, Coconut Milk, Pineapple Juice Long Island Ice Tea Sex on the Beach 179 Calories 218 Calories Vodka, Peach Schnapps, Cranberry Juice, Orange Juice Tequila, Vodka, Rum, Triple Sec, Gin, Lemon Juice, Syrup, Cola Vodka Red Bull Unsurprisingly pretty cocktails are all high in carbs and' calories due to the amount of syrups and fruit juices used to make them! 206 Calories Vodka, Red Bull Last Orders So there you have it. If you want to stay healthy, or get yourself in a better condition - but don't want to give up alcohol - then the results are clear: avoid most beer and cider, and definitely avoid cocktails. Try to stick to dry, low ABV% wine and pure spirits, neat. Cheers! Always drink responsibly. Drinkline (UK) 0300 123 1110 SAMHSA (USA) 1-800-662-HELP SOURCES Brought to you by: weightlossresources.co.uk myfitnesspal.com drinkaware.co.uk cub.com.au dailymail.co.uk winefolly.com dailyburn.com sparkpeople.com realbeer.com CDA gq.com Builtt for your life www.cda.eu White Lightning Carlsberg arisberg Strongbow Carling Guinness Draft Strongbow Pear Steam Beer I Becks Fosters Bulmers Original Brew Dog Punk IPA Budweiser Bulmers Pear = Heineken Sierra Nevada BECKS Peron Kopparberg Stella Artois Sam Adams Boston Lager Corona Extra Kopparberg Pear San Miguel

Can Alcohol Be Healthy?

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A glass of wine or a pint of beer can be good after a long day at work or on a nice summers day. However, do you know the health benefits of alcohol? This infographic breaks it all down for you.

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