Alcohol - calories, weight

Check glycemic index, fat, protein, dietary fiber and carbs

Also known as (other names): (gin, rum, vodka, whisky), 40% alcohol

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How much calories in alcohol?

100g of alcohol has about 220 calories (kcal).

In particular, small glass (100 ml) (100 g) has about 220 calories.

It is about 9% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from small glass (100 ml) (100 g) is similar to calories amount from 4 apples, 2.5 glasses of Coca Cola, 2 slices of cheese, 2 slices of bread, 1.5 glasses of milk, 11.5 of sugar.

For burning such amount of calories you would have to bike at least 31 minutes, swim for about 26 minutes or run for 22 minutes.

Calories in alcohol came from protein in 0%, from carbs in 0% and from fat in 0%.

See also: Nutrition, vitamins and health benefits of alcohol.

Check compares of alcohol with other products from alcohol category:

alcohol - calories table

  • Small glass (100ml) of alcohol (100g)220 kcal
  • Small glass (40ml) of alcohol (40g)88 kcal
  • 10g of alcohol22 kcal
  • 20g of alcohol44 kcal
  • 50g of alcohol110 kcal
  • 100g of alcohol220 kcal
  • 200g of alcohol440 kcal
  • 500g of alcohol1100 kcal

Alcohol - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

Calories 220 kcal

How much does a alcohol weight?

Small glass (100ml) of alcohol weights about 100g.
Small glass (40ml) ofalcohol weights about 40g.

Does alcohol cause weight gain? How it affects your diet?

Alcohol have one of the hight count of calories within alcohol. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific alcohol, alcohol seems to be a bad choice. It is easy to find something better among other alcohol.

Really hard to find higher calories count in alcohol. Similar energy amount have only such products as non-alcoholic beers, white wines, beer or gin.

You should consider that not only calories are important when you are on a diet. If alcohol contains nutrition you need than maybe you should add it to your daily menu anyway?

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small glass (100 ml) (100 g) has:

220kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 31 min. Bike
Horse ride 40 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 21 min. Tennis
Run 22 min. Run
Swim 26 min. Swim
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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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