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How many kJs are in alcoholic drinks?

How many kJs are in alcoholic drinks?

We compare three alcoholic beverages (an amount you might consume during a night out) to its equivalent amount of sliced white bread.

An ‘average’ person needs around 8700kJ each day, and excess kilojoules are stored as fat. It’s surprising how many kilojoules alcohol can add to your daily energy intake. These kilojoules are often called ’empty kilojoules’ as they hold no nutritional value.

First published: September 2017

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