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FOODPICKER: Alcohol: Distilled Spirits
Patron Tequila 80 Proof

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Patron Tequila 80 Proof contains 40% alcohol.  Alcoholic beverages can affect your blood sugar.  This choice provides calories without other nutrients.

Fat:  0 grams
Your selection contains no fat.  Strive to consume less than 30% of your calories from fat.  This beverage contains zero saturated fat.  Limit saturated fat to 10% of total calories daily.

Carbohydrate Choices:  0
0% of calories are from carbohydrate.  Your doctor or a Registered Dietitian can tell you how many Carbohydrate Choices are right for you.

Sodium:  0 milligrams
People with diabetes often have high blood pressure.  Sodium intake can affect blood pressure.

If you choose this consider...

  Drink alcohol in moderation.  Look for mixers that contain little or no calories and carbohydrate.  Diet soda, diet tonic water, and sugar free drink mixes contain fewer calories and carbohydrate than regular.

To burn this off...
  • Walk for 19 minutes
  • Jog for 9 minutes
  • Bike for 12 minutes
  • Swim for 10 minutes
Based on a person weighing 175 pounds (change weight)
 

  Blood sugar and diet are directly related.  It is important for those with diabetes to learn as much as possible about nutrition.

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FOODPICKER: Alcohol: Distilled Spirits
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1.5 fl oz
Amount Per Serving
Calories 97

Total Fat 0g
   Saturated Fat 0g
   Monounsaturated Fat 0g
   Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
   Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg

Sodium 0mg

Total Carbohydrate 0g
   Dietary Fiber 0g
   Sugars 0g
   Sugar Alcohol 0g

Protein 0g

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 0%

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.  Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Calories Per Gram:
Fat 9  Carbohydrate 4  Protein 4

FOODPICKER® is a program designed to help people with diabetes make better food choices.  Our hope is that people consider the foods they consume and how they can burn them off with exercise for good health.  We embrace the guidelines put forth by the American Diabetes Association as well as the American Dietetic & American Heart Associations.  This website is completely free and brought to you by volunteers in the health care field.


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