Tag: Weight

Drinking Alcohol and Weight: You Might be Surprised

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Are drinking alcohol and weight gain linked? We hear much about the calories in alcohol. So what’s the story? I. The Study Researchers wanted to find out. So they studied 37,000 non-smokers for five years. Smoking and drinking interact to influence weight. So the researchers limited their study to people who had never smoked. Thus, …

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Drinking Alcohol Reduces Weight Gain (Discover More!)

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Alcohol reduces weight gain among women. (Sorry, guys.) Women who have one or two alcoholic drinks daily gain less weight during mid-life. That’s compared to alcohol abstainers. Medical researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston published their findings in the Archives of Internal Medicine. The Study  Researcher studied if alcohol reduces weight gain among …

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Alcohol, Calories and Weight: Very Surprising Facts

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The subject of alcohol, calories and weight is an ironic one. Alcohol contains calories. Yet moderate alcohol drinking doesn’t lead to weight gain. And some studies report a small weight loss for women who drink.1       The medical evidence of this is based on a large number of studies of thousands of people around …

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Alcopops and Weight: Not Fattening

“Beware the side effects of alcopops.” That’s the warning from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). It equates drinking so-called alcopops and weight gain. (Alcopops are really flavored malt beverages.) The group says that, in terms of calories, “putting away three on Friday night gives you the equivalent of a McDonald’s Quarter …

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