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What do you drink and how much?
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1.       vineyards
1954 posts
 21 Mar 2008 Fri 12:00 pm

I found that I was drinking one bottle of wine a day and decided to reduce it to one bottle every three days. I don't like raki or any other drink at all, just wine.

And your part of the question is in the subject line.

2.       karpusqueen
0 posts
 21 Mar 2008 Fri 12:03 pm

Strong black coffee - far too much of it!!!

3.       lady in red
6947 posts
 21 Mar 2008 Fri 01:26 pm

Vodka, Red wine, coffee - not necessarily in that order. How much depends on my mood.

4.       libralady
5152 posts
 21 Mar 2008 Fri 01:32 pm

I have not drunk any red wine for two weeks and have lost 4lb in weight! But I like my wine, beer, gin, and raki - more or less in that order............... But I agree one bottle a day is a little excessive, especially if you are driving!

5.       Daydreamer
3743 posts
 21 Mar 2008 Fri 01:43 pm

Still water, fruit juice and herbal tea. Yuck! Miss wine, coffee and vodka

6.       Chantal
587 posts
 21 Mar 2008 Fri 03:04 pm

Quoting Daydreamer:

Still water, fruit juice and herbal tea.



Same here! Even though I do like to drink white wine, I only like that with friends around

7.       catwoman
8933 posts
 21 Mar 2008 Fri 03:24 pm

I drink too much red bull... :-S

8.       KeithL
1455 posts
 21 Mar 2008 Fri 03:34 pm

Beer and scotch, both in moderation.

9.       vineyards
1954 posts
 21 Mar 2008 Fri 04:56 pm

Quoting libralady:

I have not drunk any red wine for two weeks and have lost 4lb in weight! But I like my wine, beer, gin, and raki - more or less in that order............... But I agree one bottle a day is a little excessive, especially if you are driving!



That means slightly more than 1,8kgs in two weeks.


A bottle of red wine contains roughly 600 calories. Add to that the fact that it is also an appetizer. When you consider red wine contains 14% of alchohol on average (volumetric) which means 10.5 cc of alcohol- 1 gr of alcohol contains 7 calories whereas 1 gram of fat has 9- it turns out it is indeed a calory rich drink.

I have found conflicting information on whether alcohol causes weight gain or not:

Chek out this one;

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/2005/nov/18drink.htm :

and compare it to this one:

http://www2.potsdam.edu/hansondj/AlcoholCaloriesAndWeight.html

10.       geniuda
1070 posts
 21 Mar 2008 Fri 06:04 pm

Coffee-2-3 cups every day
Water-all day long
Beer, wine or vodka-cranberry-socially

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