5 Light Drinks That Are Not Light Beer

Vodka and soda: A lower-calorie drink for a guy who wants to lose weight

The Usual: 8 oz. Screwdriver = 200 calories

The Alternative: 8 oz. Vodka and soda with lime = 76 calories

The Reason: When it comes to mixed drinks, it’s usually the mixers that pack the calorie wallop. And while many drinkers try to justify juice as being healthy, after one cocktail the sugar content outweighs the benefits of any vitamin C you may ingest.

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