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Pub Now Tells You How Many Calories Are In Each Drink

A pub chain has become the first to tell customers how many calories are in each drink.

Red wine aids weight loss

The First Of Its Kind

Health-conscious punter can now see what they are putting into their body, as drink calorie information will be introduced on new menus for Wetherspoons chain in the U.K. next month.

And the good news is, many believe this will spark other pubs and restaurants around the world will follow suit.

“We want our customers to have as much information as possible so that they can make informed decisions about the food and drink they enjoy at our pubs,” says Wetherspoons chairman Tim Martin.

“We were the first pub company to highlight the number of calories on all of our meals and it seems a logical step to now do this for all the drinks that our pubs serve.”

In 2011, all Wetherpoons pubs added calories for all meals on the menu.

What’s In Each Drink?

A 250ml glass of Prosecco has 80 calories.

A 250ml of Malbec red wine has 198 calories.

A pint of Guinness has 204 calories.

A pint of Strongbow has 187 calories.

A 398ml glass of Pepsi Max has just 2 calories.

This comes after a poll found that 90 per cent of people did not know the calorie count of a pint of beer and 80 per cent didn’t know how many calories were in wine.

If you’re serious about getting into shape then you should be aware that alcohol consumption can seriously hinder your weight loss.

Meanwhile, here’s everything you need to know about breastfeeding and drinking alcohol.

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