Drink to Your Health: The Heart-Healthy Benefits of Wine
Wine takes the prize as one of the lowest-calorie alcoholic beverages per serving. For a 5-ounce serving, red wine rings in at approximately 105 calories. White wine contains about 100. Three ounces of dessert wine, on the other hand, racks up 141 calories -- so continue to mind your after-dinner drink count.
If you're really watching your waistline, consider cutting calories with a wine spritzer. "If you mix wine with sparkling water, which has zero calories, in a way you're getting more bang for your buck," says Young. Twice the drink for the same number of calories? Sign us up!
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