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FREEDOMFIT30 SparkPoints: (9,138)
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10/26/13 3:09 P

The article is a great one!!! Very informative! I try to limit any alcohol consumption to once a month and only having a glass or two, especially while I am working on getting to my goal weight. I know personally alcohol helped contribute to the majority of my weight gain along with terrible eating habits and not working out. It definitely works against the body!!!

MARYELA Posts: 614
10/26/13 11:26 A

that article was very helpful didn't realise alcohol reacted that way in the body.

SPARK_COACH_JEN Posts: 62,386
10/26/13 10:58 A

Here's an article you might find helpful:

www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutrition_art
icles.asp?id=563


Coach Jen

OLGA18 SparkPoints: (17,213)
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10/26/13 10:38 A

I think alcohol consumption definitely affects weight loss negatively. It's a really lot of calories that is processed as sugar and it can increase your appetite the next day.
For myself I allow myself wine only 1 weekend evening each week if I drink it at all.
Maybe if you like wine you could try mixing it as a spritzer with club soda and a cherry or something like that.

OBEDIENT2013 SparkPoints: (7,802)
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10/26/13 10:31 A

I am posting for my Day 11 challenge. A little behind on my daily challenges and trying to catch up. My questions is how does alcohol effect weight loss if you count the calories. I have found if I have a glass wine or light beer I do not loose weight does anyone else have this probleem

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