Alcohol adds empty calories to your diet

Have you gained some extra pounds over the holidays? It is worth noting that it is not just the seasonal food excesses that cause this increase, calories from alcohol are a major contributor to increased weight.

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For example, a large glass of wine contains over 170 calories, which is the same as eating two chocolate digestive biscuits. Calories from alcohol are what is called ‘empty’ calories since they have no or very limited nutritional value. With this lack of nutrition, weight gain and additional health impacts, it is wise to limit the alcohol intake to minimum and know the units of various drinks and your own limits.

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