Posts Tagged ‘alcohol’

The Best Low Carb Diet Beer

Monday, March 21st, 2011
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Want Beer?

Today we’re going to depart a little bit from perfect health and spot-on nutrition. I’d like to take a minute to discuss beer.

Beer is good. It is a man’s drink. Arnold reportedly devoured several pints of beer and whole chickens after grueling squat workouts. I’m not saying that’s how he won any of his trophies or awards, because it’s not. I can almost guarantee you Arnold didn’t touch alcohol during his contest prep.

However if you are not competing or scheduled to compete, then I have to ask you: What is the harm in having a beer or two with dinner a couple times a week?

Everything in moderation. Here are my favorite low carb, low calorie, “diet” beers.

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Why You Shouldn’t Drink Alcohol if You’re Serious About Losing Weight

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

The following guest article is written by Christine Howell of DNP Programs, a guide to doctor of nursing practice programs and careers.

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When you are trying to shed those few extra pounds it is very important to watch what you eat and drink. One thing you should try to avoid, when possible, is the consumption of alcohol beverages. It is said that in moderation alcohol can help to maintain a healthy heart, but when it comes to weight loss efforts, alcohol has many negative effects on your dieting attempts.

Some of these negative effects include:

  1. Having a direct link to the body’s increased fat levels.

    The human body will use the carbohydrates in the alcohol first. This means that the fat from the food that you have consumed is laying in your stomach turning into sugars that are absorbed and deposited as fat.

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Beer, Coffee, and Wine Prevent Cancer

Monday, December 14th, 2009

One out of six American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. More than 27,000 of them will die this year, according to the American Cancer Society. There are similar statistics for breast cancer in women. These are important health topics, and do need to be addressed by everyone.

Beer, Coffee, and Wine Prevent Cancer
That’s actually IFBB pro Gunter Schlierkamp in the movie Beerfest

Many studies over the course of many years have pointed to certain ingredients in beer, coffee, and wine as offering protection against cancer. While that may be true, this is not a reason to start drinking more beer or coffee.

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