Wine Calories

Wine calories can make a difference in weight though it's in self-control or in large quantity. Drinking a few servings of wine daily, give you an increase in your pounds. So it is very important to note for the calories consumed by you whenever you take a glass of wine. The alcoholic content in wine varies from 10% to 14%. The calories will be in a high quantity, if the alcohol content is high.

Depending on the company and the type of wine, the calories present in the wine vary accordingly. But on an average 100 calories is present in per four ounce of glass.

Calories are present in alcohol and nearly 11-15% of alcohol is present in the wine. 67 calories are present in the 100ml of wine with 12% alcohol content. Wine contains more energy if it has more alcohol content. Sugar content in wine plays a very important role as alcohol. If the wine has high sugar content, more calories will present in it.

In advance of burning fat, the calories in the wine are first digested by the body. In the body alcohol is first oxidized to replace some carbohydrates and fats.

Especially people who are trying to loss weight face a lot of problem while taking alcohol, though they feel it relaxes them. To maintain that happy feeling they tend to drink more. This dehydrates your body and gets a hangover or headache the next morning and it is a loss of water to the brain cells. Another disadvantage is that drinking reduces your thinking ability to remember even you will not remember how much you are drinking.

For good cardiovascular health a glass of wine per day is good. But every night drinking a bottle of wine is highly dangerous. If you need to drink, avoid the high alcohol drinks and avoid alcohol if you're on diet.

Approximately 13% alcohols represent the wine varieties listed below. About 750 Ml or 25.42 Oz of liquid is present in a bottle of wine. Approximately 525 calories will be present in a bottle at 20 calories per ounce.

ITEM RED WINE 5 OZ 147.5g WHITE WINE 5 OZ 147.5g REGULAR BUD BEER 12 OZ 356.4g LIGHT BUD BEER 12 OZ 3354g DISTILLED 80 PROOF1.5 OZ 42g DISTILLED 86 PROOF 1.5 OZ 42g DIET COLA 12 OZ 415g REG COLA 12 OZ 368 g
Calories 106 100 146 99 97 105 8 136
Carbohydrates 2.51 1.18 13.20 4.60 0 0.00 1 35g
Water 130.54 132.16 328.96 337.01 27.97 26084 413 332g
Alcohol 13.70 13.70 12.80 11.30 14.00 15.10 0 0

The data in the above chart has been referred from the USDA website: nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/search/