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Worst alcoholic drinks for weight loss

Even the best diet is compromised when paired with high-calorie alcoholic beverages. If you’re wondering why you aren’t experiencing fast weight loss, look to your glass, as many alcoholic drinks are chock-full of empty calories.

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Ah, Margaritaville. The favorite beverage is a caloric nightmare, as it contains about 400 calories per 8-ounce beverage. It’s also high in sugar, and drinking a mere two margaritas easily puts you at your daily caloric intake.

“Most bars use a pre-made commercial sour mix in drinks like margaritas,” says mixologist Chris Milligan, aka “The Santa Fe Barman.” “These contain a lot of sugar. A margarita will typically run upwards of 400 calories per drink, tasty though they may be.”

Long Island Iced Tea

A super-quick way to get drunk, the Long Island Iced Tea contains tequila, triple sec, rum, vodka, and gin, as well as high-sugar sour mix and Coca-Cola. The result? A 700-calorie beverage (per 8-ounce serving).

Pina Colada

This summertime favorite is another terrible drink in regards to calories. Pina Coladas feature rum, crème of coconut, and pineapple juice, making the drink a bad combination of calories, fat, and sugar. It subsequently has about 300 calories per 6-ounce drink, not to mention all that sugar.

Other drinks to avoid when trying to lose weight include sangria, calorie-dense craft beers, and most other mixed drinks. If you must have an alcoholic beverage, go with wine or lite beer, and try not to overdo it!

For more on quick weight loss in Jacksonville, please contact Dr. Kojian today.

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