2020 is upon us and we've all started the new year with a resolution...or two. The cakes and sweet treats that have lined the counters in the break rooms and the holiday parties with endless amounts of decadent morsels have since ended. According to an article published by YouGov, 37% of Americans say they want to loose weight, and boy do I hear that! But, you can still imbible...guilt free!
Here are 6 alcoholic options that you can still enjoy without feeling guilty when counting calories and a few benefits too!
LOWER CALORIE OPTIONS
Gin - 1.5oz. : 38 Calories
The main ingredient in Gin is Juniper Berries. It's said that Juniper Berries act as a natural diuretic and are jam packed of antioxidants!
Champagne - 4oz. : 80 Calories
Champagne is predominantly made from red grapes. Yes, the grapes that doctors claim are good for your cardiovascular system.
Vodka - 1.5oz. : 97 Calories
Besides enjoying a great martini, vodka can be used as a great skincare product. It acts as a natural astringent or toner and disinfects (just be sure to dilute it with equal parts of water first).
Tequila - 1.5oz. : 97 Calories
Thanks to the American Chemical Society, we now know there is a compound in the tequila plant called agavins that actually help lower blood sugar.
Whiskey - 1.5oz. 105 Calories
Did you know that the ingredients of a Hot Toddy has a few of the same properties of a dose of Nyquil? According to an article published by Wide Open Country, "whiskey acts as a decongestant by dilating your blood vessels, while the honey, lemon and herbal tea have anesthetic properties and can loosen mucus."
Cabernet Sauvignon - 5oz. : 122 Calories
Well here is a new one. Brushing your teeth isn't the only thing that will maintain those sparkly whites! 3 Benefits Of posted an article stating that "Cabernet red wine also eliminates the cavity-causing bacteria that effects tooth enamel".
*Please remember to drink responsively.