Can you enjoy a glass of wine and still lose weight? Sort of. While alcohol adds extra calories and isn’t recommended for weight loss, an occasional drink can fit into your diet plan. The key is to make a smart choice (think 150 calories or less) and stick with just one to two alcoholic beverages. Check out our best and worst drink choices when you’re dieting. By: Carolyn Williams, PhD, RD
This brunch favorite only has about 80 calories per 4-ounce glass. Since it’s half champagne and half orange juice, you’re also getting a little vitamin C. Want to skip the OJ? A 4-ounce glass of champagne is just 90 calories, so you’re still making a good choice.