High-Calorie Drinks & 6 Healthy Alternatives
If you want to lose weight, you’ve got to burn more calories than you consume. But a lot of people forget about high-calorie drinks or “liquid calories”.
What are Liquid Calories?
In order to calculate the calorie balance, we need to factor in both solid foods and “liquid calories” from beverages. The following drinks are particularly high in calories and not recommended to quench your thirst. We’ve used sugar cubes to help you visualize approximately how much sugar these high calorie drinks actually contain.
These drinks are especially high in calories:
Soft drinks, like soda (250 ml) = 105 calories, 9 cubes of sugarIce tea (250 ml) = 70 calories, 6 cubes of sugarFruit smoothie (250 ml) = 135 calories, 10 cubes of sugarOrange juice (250 ml) = 115 calories, 8 cubes of sugarEnergy drink (250 ml) = 116 calories, 9 cubes of sugarFruit-flavored buttermilk (250 ml) = 160 calories, 10 cubes of sugarIsotonic drink (250 ml) = 60 calories, 5 cubes of sugarAlcoholic:White wine, sweet (250 ml) = 250 calories, 5 cubes of sugarRed wine (250 ml) = 210 calories, 4 ½ cubes of sugarBeer (250 ml) = 100 calories, 0 cubes of sugarPiña colada (250 ml) = 235 calories, 9 cubes of sugar
So, you can see that seemingly…
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