Adults need an average of 2,000 calories a day, need an average of 1,500 calories a day. However, individual needs vary. Any add-ons or substitutions add indicated calories to total calorie count.

Standard Alcoholic Beverages Standard Serving Size Approx. Average Calories per Standard Serving Size
Red Wine (12%) 1 glass (142 ml/5 oz) 130
White Wine (12%) 1 glass (142 ml/5 oz) 120
Regular Beer (5%) 1 bottle (341 ml) 150
Light Beer (4%) 1 bottle (341 ml) 100
Spirits (40%) 1 shot (45 ml/1.5 oz) 100

Note: Actual calories of alcoholic beverages may vary; the addition of mixes will increase the calories of these beverages. Standard serving sizes are based on one drink as outlined in Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines.