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Infographic: Calories of Common Alcoholic Drinks


WRITTEN BY: BodyChangers
Monday, October 13th, 2014

The holidays are just months away, and for many of us, the celebration also means you’ll be having a few adult beverages with friends and family. Sipping on those yummy holiday-inspired concoctions can be fun, but they’ll also rack up the calories in a flash. While we’re not quite ready to break out the Christmas decorations, it’s never too early to plan your defense against holiday overindulgence.

Discover how many calories are in your favorite drinks so you can make wiser choices during the upcoming holiday season and into the new year.

Alcohol Infographic

However pleasant the occasional cold beer, chilled glass of wine, or sweet cocktail may be, it’s also important to note that drinking alcohol can have negative effects on your body and overall health. By understanding the amount of calories in your favorite alcoholic drinks, you can make smarter decisions when hitting the bar at your next holiday gathering, so that you’re mentally and physically fit when entering 2015!

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UPMC BodyChangers is a weight loss management and support program that helps members achieve their weight loss goals and maintain a healthy lifestyle through an array of exercise classes, education and support groups, and group outings. Based at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, UPMC BodyChangers creates a supportive community of like-minded individuals who want to be happy, healthy, energetic, and fit by taking better care of themselves. Read More