Alcohol – Empty Christmas Calories

We are all fully aware of the impact alcohol has on our health, but at this time of year it can really be the one thing that tips all out hard work over the edge.

Its Christmas, relax a little, don’t abstain totally, but this is the one time of year all the lovely nice foods we don’t have all year come out. Wouldn’t you really have a little bit of those than another glass of wine?

Why calories in alcohol are extra-fattening

Alcoholic drinks are made by fermenting and distilling natural starch and sugar.

Did you know?

Because alcohol is made from sugar or starch, it contains lots of calories – seven calories a gram in fact, almost as many as pure fat!