Everything You Need To Know About Alcohol and Weight Loss

Everything You Need To Know About Alcohol and Weight Loss

Are you trying to get to a healthier weight level? Ever wonder where drinking fits in with your fitness and health goals?

If you are like me, It took me a long time to figure out that I too, was unknowingly sabotaging my own efforts.

This article is from Vanessa Risetto MS, RD, CDN - a registered dietician, 6 months sober and looking at the research.

It's a fascinating and easy read that will help give you some wisdom surrounding alcohol and weight loss. Research is clear that heavy drinkers are likely to lose weight upon quitting, The research is not so clear on moderate drinkers.

Vanessa gives some tips for stopping or moderating Alcohol as part of your weight loss journey.
  • Alcohol Is Made Up of Selfish Calories
  • Alcohol Can Hinder Weight Loss, But Not for the Reasons You Think
  • It’s Possible to Drink Alcohol with Health Goals
  • Bottom Line: Drinking Alcohol (or Not) Can Be a Part of Your Weight Loss Journey

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