Does Alcohol Make You Gain Weight?

Who doesn’t enjoy a nice cold beer on a hot day or a glass of wine with dinner?  Alcohol can have both healthful and harmful effects.  For example, when consumed in moderation, red wine may lower your risk of heart attacks and strokes.  But that is like one glass per day.  For those of you […]

How Many Carbs are in Alcoholic Drinks?

I have been asked many times about drinking alcohol while following a low carb diet so here is the scoop.  First, know that calories from alcohol are empty calories meaning they have no nutritional value.  Also, alcohol will be metabolized before any other food or drink.  Drinking alcohol can reduce the amount of fat your […]