The 10 Healthiest Types of Alcohol to Drink

Red Wine:

Contains antioxidants like resveratrol, which may have cardiovascular benefits when consumed in moderation.

White Wine:

Like red wine, white wine also contains antioxidants and may offer some cardiovascular benefits.


Made from the blue agave plant, it's generally lower in calories and may have potential prebiotic properties.

Sparkling Wine:

Often lower in calories, and the bubbles can make you feel more satisfied with less consumption.


Made from juniper berries and botanicals, gin is a lower-calorie option when mixed with calorie-free mixers.


When consumed in moderation and mixed with low-calorie mixers, vodka can be a lower-calorie option.

Light Beer:

Generally lower in calories and alcohol content compared to regular beer.


Contains ellagic acid, which is an antioxidant, and may have some potential health benefits.


Can be enjoyed in moderation, and some types, like dark rum, may contain small amounts of antioxidants.

Dry Martini:

Made with gin or vodka and dry vermouth, it's a simple and relatively low-calorie cocktail option.