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How To Save 397 Alcoholic Calories This Festive Season

How To Save 397 Alcoholic Calories This Festive Season

Christmas already!? It most certainly is nearing that day and whether you absolutely love this time of the year or are a bit of a bah humbug about it all, one thing is for sure.

Most of us will indulge in some good tasting alcoholic beverages during the holiday period, and of course, why shouldn’t you? It's potentially the one time of the year when your family is all together.

Mum dashing round, cooking the roasties, making up the veg, doing the washing up, all whilst trying to avoid burning the turkey! Your little brother or sister, running around like a bull in a china shop with their new Christmas toy, and your dad doing everything in his power to avoid helping in the kitchen.

So often, we look to alcohol for that stress reliever and to help us relax. However, how much alcohol will we consume? Pints, litres, gallons? Here’s a cheeky few swaps you could do to save yourself 397 precious calories.

So, if you you’d like to know how you can enjoy the up coming festive period without feeling guilty, or damaging your fitness goals, keep on reading…

Swap One – Red Wine for Mulled Wine

Mulled wine typically will come with extra sugar content leading to a much higher calorie total! Let’s throw some numbers together using a supermarket that many of us will use this Christmas.

Sainsbury’s taste the difference Mulled wine, a large glass would come in at 272 calories. Compare this to Sainsbury’s Morador Malbec taste the difference red wine and you will be saving yourself 86 calories.

It’s 186 calories for a large glass of this red.

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