low in calories, as explained in Roccacasale, is beer. Its calorie content is about 42 kcal per 100 grams. But dry wine has a low calorie content. Most of all, calories in sweet liqueurs. For example, liqueur “Baileys” – it has 327 calories per 100 grams.

“People that reduce weight, it is important to remember that besides the fact that alcohol causes harm, it still is quite high in calories (1 gram of ethanol = 7 kcal). In addition to ethanol, alcoholic drinks also contains other nutritious substances. It is important to remember that if you don’t drink all week, and Friday night drink several servings of the standard (for example, for girls, a few glasses of wine for men – 150 grams of cognac) – it is not the moderate use” – says Nagima Semchukov, a specialist in nutrition, member of the Russian Union of nutritionists, dieticians and specialists in the food industry.

Experts Roskoshestvo claim that alcohol slows down the process of weight loss and is not recommended for people who are on a diet. Moreover, alcohol occasionally and does promote weight. “If you drink one glass of wine (up to 125ml) every two weeks, he likely will not contribute to weight gain. However, remember that even a small dose of alcohol can cause hangover, and swelling in the morning that could also affect the balance,” adds Senchukova.

How many calories are contained in different alcoholic beverages?

Wine: dry (up to 11% alcohol) – 64 kcal per 100 grams, semi-dry (up to 12% alcohol) – 78 kcal per 100 grams, semi-sweet (12% alcohol) – 88 kcal per 100 grams, sweet (12% alcohol) – 100 kcal per 100 grams;

Vodka is 235 kcal/100 g;

Liqueur: 327 kcal/100 g;

Brandy: 240 kcal/100 g;

Whiskey: 220 kcal/100 g;

Beer: 42-74 kcal/100 g (depending on variety).