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If you're watching your weight, watch your drinking.

Many of our favourite alcoholic drinks contain more calories than we realise.

Did you know that a standard 175ml serving of white wine has the same number of calories as a packet of crisps? And that a pint of cider contains the same number of calories as a slice of cake.

Check this "food comparison" table to ask yourself how much alcohol you really want to put away.

Drink Units Calories Food equivalent
White wine (175ml) 2.1 130 A bag of crisps
Red wine (175ml) 2.1 120 A slice of cheese & tomato pizza
Lager or beer (pint) 2.3 170 A small sausage roll
Cider (a pint) 3.4 200 A mince pie
Tequila (25ml) 1.0 160 A doughnut
Alcopop (275ml) 1.4 200 A chicken drumstick

The recommended daily calorie intake for women is 2,000 and for men is 2,500.