The World’s Most Fattening Cocktails

on 04/03/13 at 11:47 am

Booze News

a1From a Long Island iced tea to a white Russian we reveal which drinks have the highest number of calories.

A recent study claimed that the beer belly is a myth adding “there is no scientific evidence to support the assertion that beer causes weight gain”.

The UK’s public health minister, Anna Soubry, recently revealed that the government is considering displaying the amount of calories contained in bottles of beer, wine and spirits. Californian wine giant Gallo has chosen to reveal the number of calories on its new lower alcohol wines and a number of other new low and lower alcohol wine launches, such as Skinnygirl wine from US reality TV star Bethenny Frankel, have flagged up their low calorie credentials in their marketing material.

While carbohydrates are present in beer, which are bad according to the Atkins diet, there is no fat or cholesterol in the product. So which drinks should you avoid if you are counting the calories?

 

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