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Can You Drink Alcohol and Still Loose Weight?

September 14, 2018

Can You Drink Alcohol and Still Loose Weight?

 The answer is YES…but there’s a catch.

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Contrary to popular belief, you don't need to cut out ALL alcohol consumption, while working to loose weight. But you do need to drink in moderation and make smarter beverage choices. Here's how:

#1 Opt for low- carb drinks      

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Low-carb options include champagne, wine and spirits like gin and vodka. A flute of champagne contains 1 gram of carbs, while dry white and red wine can have around 2 grams per serving. If you stick to a  healthy low-carb diet most of the time, enjoying an occasional glass of wine won't impede your weight loss efforts.

#2 Don't mix liquor with juice      

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Gin, vodka, whiskey, and other spirits have zero carbs. By adding soft drinks, like fruit juices or other sweet additives, you are turning your low-carb drink into a high-carb one. Instead, stick to soda or water and lime.                                       

#3 What about beer?

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Yes, you can enjoy your beer without overloading your calorie  intake. Light beers pack fewer calories and carbs than brewery's regular brand.                                                                                

 #4 Avoid the hidden calories in cocktails

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Did you know that one  Pina Colada contains  90g of sugar which is equivalent of 6 shortbread biscuits? Staying away from the cocktail section is the best way to avoid unnecessary carb intake and keep your weight loss on track.

And finally, don't forget that indulging yourself with your favourite cocktail every now and again isn’t the end of the world. If you plan your consumption and practice moderation you can still enjoy your drinks without negatively affecting your weight loss goals.  


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