New booze labels to feature calorie, nutrition info - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

New booze labels to feature calorie, nutrition info

Posted: Updated:

Have you ever wondered how many calories are in that glass of wine? Or, what about the carbs in that vodka tonic? It may soon be easier to do the math as companies start to voluntarily add nutritional labels to alcohol

The FOX Medical Team's Beth Galvin is here with a look at it.

Health and fitness consultant Cara Weaver says it's always been a very common question: Can you drink booze and still lose weight?

"People want to work really hard and then they want to go and have a drink," Cara said. "Alcohol does nothing for your metabolism, and it has no nutritional value."
 
Drinking may lower inhibitions, making it easier to give into nachos and lots of other foods that are high in fats.

And, the drinks add up. A glass of wine is about 125 calories. A glass of beer is around 150 calories. And, an ounce of vodka is 65 calories.

But, in addition to knowing the number of calories in your drink, shouldn't you also know the number of carbs and protein and fat grams in your drink, too?

More Info:

Cara Weaver website

CLICK ON THE VIDEO PLAYER ABOVE TO FIND OUT IN THE FULL REPORT!

  • Good Day ArchiveMore>>

  • Back to School Jamboree with Hosea Feed The Hungry

    Back to School Jamboree with Hosea Feed The Hungry

    Hosea Feed the Hungry will host their annual Back to School Jamboree on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Turner Field. Children will receive a backpack filled with school supplies.

    Hosea Feed the Hungry will host their annual Back to School Jamboree on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Turner Field. Children will receive a backpack filled with school supplies.

  • Good Day Atlanta Extra

    Fun recipe: Ultimate Korean BBQ Burger

    Fun recipe: Ultimate Korean BBQ Burger

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:02 AM EDT2014-08-29 12:02:33 GMT
    Check out this fun shareable recipe for an Ultimate Korean BBQ Burger !
    Check out this fun shareable recipe for an Ultimate Korean BBQ Burger !
  • Good Day Atlanta

    Taco Thursday: Red Pepper Taqueria

    Taco Thursday: Red Pepper Taqueria

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:19 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:19:31 GMT
    Are you addicted to tacos? So are the folks at Red Pepper Taqueria, and they would love nothing more than to help feed your taco addiction on a regular basis.
    Are you addicted to tacos? So are the folks at Red Pepper Taqueria, and they would love nothing more than to help feed your taco addiction on a regular basis.
Powered by WorldNow

KDFW FOX 4
400 N. Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

Main Station Directory:
(214) 720-4444
News Fax:
(214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices