Each day, it seems like a new study goes viral referring to the various claims that wine can be healthy. Alcohol lowers heart attacks! Red wine helps diabetes and memory retention! Wine can actually replace going to the gym! Oenophiles will use any excuse to sip more vino but, in reality, alcohol has calories that […]
If you’re like us, when you head to the gym, the biggest question on your mind is: ”How much do I need to exercise in order to burn off the drinking I did last night, or plan on doing later?” Because unless you’re a masochist, no one likes being at the gym longer than they […]
Here at VinePair, we believe that drinking is culture. This means that we occasionally — O.K., frequently — indulge in an alcoholic beverage. It got us wondering: How many calories are in each of these delicious treats? From white wine to vodka soda, from a Margarita to a Martini, we’ve got all your favorite drinks […]
Come January 1, we all have the same train of thought going on — we want to lose weight, we want to be healthier, yet we don’t necessarily want to give up our daily dose of alcohol. As much as our resolutions mean to us, giving up happy hour and social outings isn’t exactly the […]
When most of us sit down with a glass of wine, we think of our little liquid snack as an indulgence. But wine can actually be quite healthy – and low in calories. In fact, wine is much less caloric and fattening than a shockingly long list of foods we eat everyday. Which would you […]
Whether you’re looking to lose weight, or just not wake up one day looking at a ’dad bod’ in the mirror, the eight cocktails below — and their many variations, often sold at chain restaurants and bars — are ones you definitely want to avoid. The culprit in most? Sweet, sugar-packed mixers.
When we think of cocktails and beer and how healthy each class of drink is, many folks just assume that a few belly-bloating beers (popular light beers aside) would deliver more calories than a few cocktails. In truth that’s rarely the case. When you drink a spirit straight, or with a mixer like water or even […]
Nobody wants to admit it, so I’ll just come out and say it for the good of everyone: alcohol has calories…lots of them. But when you’re counting down the minutes to happy hour on a Friday night, the last thing on your mind is how that one hour (ok, more like two hours) will blow […]