By Amy Gorin, MS, RDN
Curious about carbohydrates in wine and looking for wine with the least sugar? You're in luck! Read on to find out what wine has the least sugar.
You've probably heard about the
potential health benefits of red wine and its possible link with fewer heart attacks. But even if having a glass of vino could help your heart, not all aspects of this fruity alcoholic
beverage are extremely good for you. One example: its sugar (and by default, calorie content).
Yup, I'm talking about the ingredient that makes wine so easy to wash down. But you don't have to tip the blood sugar table with every glass you sip on. What wine has the least sugar?
This week, I'm guiding
you through the world of wine, showing you which ingredients and keywords indicate a lower-sugar (and often lower-calorie) wine. And if you're on a booze-free kick, I've got you covered, too,
with a tasty mocktail recipe that's so close to the real deal.
By the way, I have BIG news (beyond good-for-you wines!) to share with you later this week. So keep an eye out for more from me soon!
What Wine Has the Least Sugar?
Debating between having a small low-sugar dessert or a naturally sweet glass of wine? Believe it or not, but you can have both! In my Food Network article, I explain how to shop for low-sugar wine and what wine has the least sugar.
Grab all the need-to-know info, plus the keywords you should look out for on a wine label to snag your very own low-sugar bottle of vino.
Are Sulfites Bad for Your Health?
Even if you're opting for one of the low-sugar varieties, you might be wondering if wine is harmful to your health in other ways. In my SONIMA article, I'm taking out some of the guesswork and giving you the lowdown on sulfites, AKA sulfur-based compounds found in many wines that can cause adverse reactions in certain people.
Head on over to my article to learn about the health effects of sulfites and how you can test your own sensitivity so you can keep enjoying your go-to glass.
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