Alcohol and Weight Loss
By: Julie Maddock
Drinking has been man’s favorite pastime-both socially and culturally.
The empty calories in alcohol
Alcoholic drinks are generally “empty” calories. It means it provides your body with calories but it has little nutritional value.
A 12-ounce can of beer, for example, has almost 155 calories. It has 13 grams of carbohydrates, 1.6 grams of protein and negligible amounts of vitamins.