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Alcohol Change UK. (2019) Alcohol and calories. London: Alcohol Change UK.

External website: https://alcoholchange.org.uk/alcohol-facts/fact-sh...

Amongst adults who drink, alcohol accounts for somewhere between 4% and 10% of our total calorie intake. For those of us who are watching our weight, reducing how much alcohol we drink is one way to better manage the number of calories we consume.

Research has shown that the general population has a relatively poor awareness of the number of calories in their drinks. A survey of over 2,000 UK adults in 2014 showed that over 80% of people did not know or underestimated the number of calories in a large glass of wine, and over 60% of people did not know or underestimated the number of calories in a pint of lager......


Item Type
FactSheet
Publication Type
Irish-related
Drug Type
Alcohol
Intervention Type
Harm reduction
Date
January 2019
Publisher
Alcohol Change UK
Corporate Creators
Alcohol Change UK
Place of Publication
London
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