A few cocktails may add up to a lot of calories without you realizing it. Many alcoholic drinks are rich in empty calories because they include added sugars.
White wine spritzers are an excellent low-calorie, low-alcohol beverage. Start with a 3-to-1 club soda-wine ratio. White wine spritzers are 5-ounce drinks with 75 calories from 3 ounces of wine.
Vodka sodas are pleasant, transparent, and easy to create. It requires vodka, club soda, and fresh lemon or lime juice.
The lightest beer is Michelob Ultra. Michelob Ultra's 95-calorie 12-ounce beer is tasty. It tasted strong yet smooth and was light both during and after drinking.
Prosecco is poured and shared for toasting, and at 100 calories per 6-ounce glass, it's worth celebrating! Slowly drinking this effervescent, light, fruity drink helps you track calories and alcohol.
Ranch water is a three-ingredient tequila highball composed with fresh lime juice, tequila, Topo Chico (a Mexican effervescent mineral water), and a lime wedge.
Saturday night martinis are the best. Martini fans rejoice—this classic drink made the list. A traditional 6-ounce vodka martini with 1.5 ounces of vodka, 1/3 ounce of dry vermouth, and water from dilution has 120 calories.
Tequila with fresh lime makes a delightful, sweet, earthy, and tangy nightcap. Tequila, like vodka, contains less carbohydrates and congeners than other alcohols.
To balance blood sugar and support healthy alcohol metabolism, consume alcohol with nutrient-dense foods like proteins, healthy fats, and complex carbs.