Alcohol Calorie Calculator results
Total calories = 0
This is equivalent to around
0 chocolate digestive biscuits.
To burn these calories,
you would need to walk briskly for
WCRF UK recommends that if consumed at all, you should limit alcoholic drinks to two for men and one for women a day.
For cancer prevention, we recommend not to drink alcohol at all. This is because there is strong evidence that alcohol increases the risk of mouth, pharynx, larynx, oesophagus, breast, bowel and liver cancer.
Did you know?
Drinking as little as one pint of beer every day increases a person’s risk of liver cancer and bowel cancer by about a fifth.
In the UK, more than 20,000 cases of cancer a year are linked to alcohol.
We do recognise that modest amounts of alcohol may have a protective effect on heart disease. But the benefits of small amounts of alcohol only outweigh the risk in those particularly at risk of heart disease, such as men aged over 40 or postmenopausal women.
Alcoholic drinks add to calorie intake while providing little or no nutritional value. Eating or drinking too many calories on a regular basis can lead to weight gain.
For tips on simple ways to cut down on your alcohol intake, download our leaflet A Closer Look at: Alcohol. As well as reducing your risk of cancer and other diseases, cutting down on alcohol can save money, improve your mental health and help you sleep better.
To find out more about how you can reduce your cancer risk,
*Values calculated for calories burned per minute for a 75kg adult (the average weight of an adult in the UK).