Individuals who consume alcohol seeking to drop a few pounds now believe wine should be their beverage of choice to assist with weight loss.
While consuming wine the suitable portion size is 5 ounce.
When you go out socially always request a 4 to 5 ounce glass of wine.
The calories in wine vary, whether it is red or white. Some red wines contain up to 20% alcohol, while others are 12.5% or less.
Review chart below to find out how many calories are in your favorite wine.
|Type of Wine||Red or White||Serving Size||Calories per serving|
|Cabernet Sauvignon||Red||5 oz.||122|
|Pinot Grigio||White||5 oz.||122|
|Sauvignon Blanc||White||5 oz.||119|
|White Sparkling Wine||White||4 oz.||78|
|Sparkling Red Wine||Red||4 oz.||89|
Red or white wine, which is the best choice?
The calories in wine are almost equal between red and white wines. Some white wines have a slightly lower calorie count. The calories in champagne or sparkling wine have fewer calories.
See below tips on how to reduce calories in wine.
Sparkling water: Add two or three oz. of sparkling water to 4 z. of wine to reduce calories.
Fruit Puree: A tablespoon of fruit puree has 10 calories. Add 1 TB of fruit puree to a 4 oz. glass of wine and not worry much about the calories.
Keep your red wine or white wine calorie consumption to a minimum. Choose a diet plan, keep active and you will still shed the weight.
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