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Say Hello to the New App that Tracks Your Alcohol Intake!

June 11, 2015 2 min read

Want to know how many calories you've consumed this weekend? Now, there's an app to track just that. It is called Drinkaware and it is a 100% free app that features a huge database of the most popular alcoholic beverages from around the world. It doesn't only track the amount of alcohol consumed, but it relates it to a food equivalent to help you reconsider-not to mention the total amount of minutes you will need to spend working out to burn it all off. 0 According to the site, here are some calculated examples: Drinking three 4.5 per cent ciders while enjoying the sunshine
  • equals an overall calorie intake of 648 - that's 25 per cent of a man's daily allowance, and 32 per cent of a woman's
  • is the equivalent of eating two whole burgers
  • will involve a 65-minute run to burn off the calories
Two medium (175ml) glasses of 13.5 per cent Rose wine
  • is 4.8 units - exceeding the recommended two to three units a day for women, and three to four daily units for a man
  • is the equivalent of eating one whole burger
  • combined with the burger you're likely to enjoy at a barbecue, it takes your calories intake to 760 - that's 38 per cent of a woman's daily allowance, and 30 per cent of a man's
Two pints of 4.0 per cent beer
  • is the equivalent of eating one whole burger at a barbecue would take you 36 minutes to burn off in the gym
  • combined with your favourite barbecued food, it takes your total calorie intake to 770 (and that's a plain burger, no cheese topping)
But it isn't just a way to simply track your alcohol calories, it tracks your drinking pattern over time and influences you to cut back-resulting in better health and less chance for unwanted weight gain. 0 Did you know that a glass of wine can have the same calories as four cookies? How about a pint of lager – surprised to hear it’s often the calorific equivalent of a slice of pizza? It is crazy to break it down in regards to food. Forget the alcohol, I want to eat my calories! Click here for free diet and fitness plans.

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