How Many Calories In A Vodka?
Vodka is a distilled alcoholic beverage that can be made from potatoes, grains or fruits. It has no sugar and it's alcohol concentration varies between 35%-50%.
Vodka Calories A typical serving of vodka contains around 64-100 calories. The amount of vodka in a glass and how you mix the drink determines how many calories there are in your favourite cocktail. For example, vodka and orange juice contains around 100 calories while a cosmopolitan contains only 70 calories.
Vodka is generally considered to be one of the lower calorie alcoholic drinks. The low amount of sugar in vodka means that it has fewer calories than other beverages like beer or wine. Vodka mixed with diet soda also contains very few calories, although there are different opinions about how many carbs this mix contains. People who are counting their daily calorie intake usually enjoy vodka cocktails instead of wine or beer because they contain much less sugar and much fewer carbohydrates.
The recommended serving size for an alcoholic beverage is 0.4 oz - 1 ounce (12-30 ml) per drink depending on how much alcohol content it has.
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