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dtshen
09-03-2006, 04:08 PM
Ok so a shot of alcohol averages about 120 calories per 1.5 ounce?

how is this possible?

how do they fit that many calories in a shot?

120 calories = 30 grams carbs * 4 calories per carb?

can they fit that in a shot?

what is a shot of alcohol made of anyway. sugar alcohol? so 30 grams of sugar alcohol?

TheGimp
09-03-2006, 04:15 PM
Ethanol is not 4 calories a gram, it is 7.

Furthermore, a shot of an alcoholic drink is not pure alcohol.

Where did you get the value of 120 calories from? From what I can remember it's ~50 calories a shot

Slim Schaedle
09-04-2006, 01:55 AM
Calories are not tangible units of mass that can be touched or even seen with the most powerful microscope.

A calorie is a unit of measure for the production of heat.

lifter4life
09-04-2006, 11:05 PM
^^^^ lol

Sontizzle
09-04-2006, 11:09 PM
i thought u measured calories by what degree it burns at? or maybe its the heat it puts off when burned?!

Slim Schaedle
09-05-2006, 12:15 AM
i thought u measured calories by what degree it burns at? or maybe its the heat it puts off when burned?!
A calorie is the amount of heat energy required to raise 1 liter of water 1 degree celsius

jgm3
09-07-2006, 01:56 PM
Forget the calories. An ounce of toxic alcohol will do more damage to your vital organs than a few hundred extra daily calories or carbs.