Tag Archives: alcohol

Many people don’t realize just how many calories are in alcoholic beverages – and it’s a lot! Recent research shows that on a given day, almost 20 percent of men and 6 percent of women consume more than 300 calories from alcoholic drinks. For an average person, that’s about 15 percent of their total calorie intake for the entire day!

Nutritional expert Joy Nielsen says that “a lot of people just don’t think about the calories in alcoholic beverages.” It can be quite a bit, though. Wine averages about 120 calories per 5 ounce drink; beer averages about 150 calories … Read the rest

Posted in holiday eating | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment