Your favourite cocktails and the lower-calorie alternatives you could drink instead


It’s a cruel thing that our favourite treats tend to be the most sugary and calorific.

And while it’s tempting to say that booze doesn’t ‘count’, cocktails are no exception, and you can end up drinking all that sugar you’d tried so hard to avoid during a long day surrounded by cakes at the office.

This doesn’t mean you have to linger around at the bar sipping water, however – some cocktails are surprisingly lighter than others, so it shouldn’t be too hard to do a sneaky swap and still enjoy your drinks.

Thanks to numbers from, here’s what you should try instead of your old favourites.

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