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Healthy Alcoholic Drink Options

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One time one of my coworkers asked me what were some healthier alcoholic drink alternatives that she could have as she was starting her fitness journey but didn’t want to stop drinking altogether. I told her just do tequila shots all night. Was this the best advice? Probably not. But I’m here to rectify that with some actual knowledge about healthy drink options that won’t put you in the ER immediately.

Vodka Seltzer

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Vodka Seltzer/Vodka Soda is NOT the same as Vodka Tonic, so don’t get it twisted. Seltzer/Soda Water adds significantly fewer calories than tonic water, so opt for that instead!

Per serving: 104 calories, 0g carbs, 12.5% abv (alcohol by volume)

Silver Tequila On the Rocks

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Or you can add a splash of soda water if you’re feeling like straight tequila is not your thing. And stick to to silver aka clear tequila because that shit’s better than it’s darker cousin.

Per serving: 96 calories, 0g carbs, 12% abv

Ultra Brut Champagne

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“Ultra Brut” basically means no sugar added, which means fewer calories while still indulging your bougie self.

Per 4 oz serving: 65 calories, 3.4g carbs, 12% abv

Vodka Cranberry

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Flush out any existing UTI’s while also indulging in a little adult fun. It’s a win-win all around!

Per Serving: 170 calories, 0 carbs, 12.5% abv

Miller Lite

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Or any other light beer really, but Miller’s probably the one you’ll get made fun of the least for enjoying on a night out…or by yourself.

Per 12 oz serving: 96 calories, 3.2g carbs, 4.2% abv

Red Wine

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It’s long been held that a glass of red wine a day can do the body wonders, thanks to the key ingredient resveratrol, but don’t go overboard because everyone knows wine hangovers are the worst.

Per 5 oz serving: 125 calories, 3.8g carbs, 11.6% abv

Rum and Diet Coke

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Sometimes our go-to drinks are hard to let go, so swap out your full-sugar mixer for a diet alternative to pair with your rum of choice.

Per 7 oz Serving: 97.5 calories, 2.8g carbs, 12% abv

Bloody Mary

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The tomato juice provides some quality nutrients in the form of key vitamins your body needs, so for all you brunch lovers out there, feel free to go crazy on this low-cal beverage!

Per serving: 120 calories, 6.8g carbs, 12% abv

Until Next Time!

XOXO,

LHC

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