Sugar In Your Favorite Alcoholic Beverages

Only one liter of beer contains over nine teaspoons of sugar, which is well above the recommended daily amount for adult.

Experts from the World Health Organization recommend that men should not consume more than eight teaspoons or 32 grams of sugar per day, while for women only six teaspoons or 24 grams of sugar per day are sufficient.

Gin tonic lovers should know that one liter of this drink contains five and a half teaspoons of sugar, while a light beer contains three and a half teaspoons.

The amount of sugar in the wine depends on the variety, so the sweet wine has a higher concentration of sugar than a cup of dry white wine.

A large glass of red wine has only a quarter teaspoon of sugar, while boiled wine contains as much as 11 teaspoons of sugar.

Vodka, gin, and whiskey have minimal traces of sugar, unless they mix with carbonated drinks, while a glass of liquor has about four teaspoons of sugar.

A single dose of dried sherry has a quarter teaspoon of sugar, compared to sweet sherry containing about two teaspoons.

So while enjoying your favorite drink, do not forget to keep the sugar in it hidden in the number of calories burned.

Source: livestrong.com

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