In my years working in the health and fitness industry, one of the most common things that I see inhibit people in their weight loss or maintenance efforts is alcohol consumption.
Not only is alcohol just generally bad for you, it also contains more calories per gram than carbs and protein AND it’s often high in sugar or combined with sugary mixers.
And then there’s red wine.
Are there benefits? Sure.
But none that can’t be achieved through consuming much healthier alternatives.
We kinda like to think it’s healthy to justify it.
Now, my point is NOT to ask you to eliminate alcohol from your life if it’s something you enjoy.
I wanted to share this cheat sheet with you so that you can make the best choices that are in line with your goals.
It’s so easy to forget about the sugar and calories we consume in beverages, so hopefully this serves as both a reminder and helps guide your choices. :-)
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