The Best Drinks to Wind Down With After a Stressful Week
After a stressful week, everybody wants to get some relaxation so as to get themselves rejuvenated. Some do exercise, some do yoga, some go for outing while some drink alcohol to get relief from stress. So, here we are going to talk about the best drinks which you can have after a stressful week.
1. Vodka Soda
If you really want to lose weight, you can try out vodka with soda. It can be the most low-cal drink but there are dangers associated with it. You may fall asleep while drinking it. Vodka averages to 96 calories per 1.5 ounces. Soda water does not have calories. However, there is no nutritional value in this drink.
It is the tastiest hangover cure. It is good any time. It is a spicy, salty twist on beer. There is also some healthy stuff in it. Sea salt helps you fill up electrolytes. Beer is not very healthy. It is made from cereals. It got it start as an energy food and there are many light lagers that comes under 100 calories. Lime juice contains Vitamin C which helps in boosting immune support and neutralizes radicals that damages skin cells and tissues. Worcestershire sauce is a healthy cocktail. It has Vitamin B6 foods- molasses, garlic, cloves and chilli pepper extract helps in building red blood cells and maintain nervous system function. It is full of antioxidants, vitamin C, vitamin K which is hard to get and protects against bone loss and niacin which helps in proper digestion.
Mexican Valentina sauce is made from hot chilli peppers. So are all its alternates. Chillis reduces appetite and increases metabolism helping you eat less and burn more. Capsaicin, the oil used to make peppers spicy helps in fighting prostate cancer. Chillis are also used as digestive aid.
3. Whiskey or Gin
Gin normally ranges between 97 and 110 calories per 1.5 ounces. You get fifty times more flavour for small handful of calories. It is a more satisfying experience and it won’t leave you hollow and empty. Gin’s caloric averages are right in same range. A daily heavy dose of bourbon or gin can kill you. Don’t use super sugary mixtures otherwise your purpose of drink can get defeated.
It is very good for you and has a lot of nutritional value. It contains 9.4% of potassium, 5% of magnesium and 4 to 9% of your DRI of iron. It is also full of antioxidants i.e. flavanoids and non-flavanoids. The calories range from 110 to 130 for a five ounce glass.
It is one of the most delicious and flavourful cocktail which is very healthy. Vermouth’s flavours have been altered by softening various herbs over a few weeks, and hard liquor is added. It contains about 45 calories per ounce. Angostura butter has restorative properties. It is a remedy for hiccups and can be used as a cure for upset stomach.
It is very low in calories- 128 calories per 12 ounces. It is made from more whole grains than larger ones. It is full of nutrients. It helps in the reduction of blood clots and heart problems. It has similar antioxidant properties as that of red wine.
So, if you really want to drink alcohol, you can try out these combinations which I hope will not disappoint you. Drinking too much is unhealthy but if you want to take a sip, these are good.