Alcohol is not good for health and is a calorie-dense beverage when combined with syrups and sugary drinks. If at all you are planning to drink alcohol, then this article may help you choose the right option that is low in calories and won't hurt your overall health.
Tequila & Lime: If you choose tequila with lime the calorie count for the drink is less than 200 Kcal, while lemon helps to improve the overall taste of the drink as well. People often opt for margaritas which are calorie-dense because of the sugar content so opting for tequila with lime is a better option to avoid unwanted calories.
Vodka with Lemon: Calorie count for this drink is less than 96 Kcal. Try adding soda water to vodka as it contains fewer calories and is frizzy in nature in comparison to tonic water or any juice as they add unnecessary calories to your cocktail. Alcohol intake leads to dehydration, so adding soda water to your drink helps to overcome the problem of dehydration.
Mojito with no syrup: If this drink is prepared with soda water, mint leaves and fresh lime, then it helps to save a lot of unwanted calories. So ditch any kind of sugar syrup in the drink and use light rum to cut down the calories as this will make the calorie count of the drink less than 100 Kcal.
Light Bloody Mary: If you are using a premix of bloody mary, then it contains a lot of calories, so instead opt for fresh ingredients to make the drink. Avoid too many olives, use fresh tomato juice and add vodka to it. The calorie count for this drink is less than 100 Kcal.
Light Beer: Yes, one can have a beer when you are trying to cut down extra calories but opt for light beer instead of regular brews as the light version tends to have fewer calories and is better for health. The calorie count for this drink is less than 100 Kcal.
Rose: Make sure it is not too sweet, and dessert roses have a high sugar content so check the label for the same before consumption. The calorie count for this drink is less than 120 Kcal.
Gin and diet tonic: Opt for diet tonic as a regular tonic is loaded with calories. One can even use sparkling water in place of tonic to save calories. The calorie count for this drink is less than 120 Kcal.
White or red wine: Opt for dry versions as they contain fewer calories. The calorie count for this drink is less than 125 Kcal.