What Happens to Your Body When You Drink a Bottle of Wine

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At around 123 calories per glass, a complete bottle of vino will add 615 calories to your diet.

It'll get a lot of liquid calories and a shot of sugar.

While you may not require the additional sugar in that wine, the good news is that it is unlikely to elevate your blood sugar.

Your blood sugar might lower.

The majority of wines, but not all, contain 12% alcohol by volume. Some cabernets can be as high as 14 percent ABV, while zinfandels from California and Australian shiraz wines can be as high as 18 percent ABV.

You'll become legally intoxicated.

You'll lose coordination, reaction time, and maybe miss that car horn.

Both systolic and diastolic blood pressure rise with binge drinking—and yes, emptying a bottle of wine counts as binge drinking.

Your blood pressure and heart rate will jump.

A bottle of wine can flood your system with enough alcohol to effectively stop fat-burning for an extended period of time.

Your body will put the brakes on fat burning.

Even if you're having cheese and grapes with that wine, you'll most certainly crave more food once it's gone.

It'll make you want to order takeout.

Wine's sulfites and histamines, especially red wine, are popular allergy triggers, causing congestion, flushing, itching, and other symptoms.

You may get a stuffy nose.

Sure, a few glasses of wine will put you to sleep, but we're pretty sure you won't get a good night's sleep after finishing a bottle.

You may have a terrible night of sleep.

We probably don't need to tell you about the effects of alcohol on your digestive system.

Your bowels may let loose.

In the brain, GABA is a neurotransmitter. Alcohol enhances GABA activity, causing neurons to fire more slowly.

Your brain will get too much GABA.

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