Saturday, January 16, 2010

Beer and Wine

This blog was inspired by a discussion I had with friends at a Master's Swim team social. We started talking about the different types of beers and eventually ended up talking about the calories of different beers. One has to consider, drinking alcohol in general, not only beer, slows down your metabolism. I knew something about the effect of alcohol and that the liver will be busy instead of actively supporting your metabolism. As always I ended up searching the web and found a really good article:

The REAL Effects of Alcohol On Your Body

What do we learn from that? If you are going to drink alcohol, have the drink you like!! Just don't have as many. One of the things I have successfully done is also not drink Monday through Wednesday or Thursday.

Just to be aware of how many calories beers and a glass of wine has, here are two interesting links:

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