The Negatives of Alcohol
The Negatives of Alcohol

The Negatives of Alcohol

Yeah yeah, we’re the fun police, we get it. Take it or leave it, but at the end of the day, alcohol is a toxin. Here are three major reasons why alcohol is not your friend.1. Increased energy intakePure alcohol is energy dense, containing 29 kilojoules per gram – almost equalling fat which contains 37 kilojoules per gram. Alcohols kilojoules…

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Why Alcohol is the Hand Break on Your Weight Loss Goals
Why Alcohol is the Hand Break on Your Weight Loss Goals

Why Alcohol is the Hand Break on Your Weight Loss Goals

No-one likes a hand brake.Yet consuming even moderate amounts of alcohol has detrimental effects on weight loss. The biggest problem with alcohol is not simply its energy density, it’s also how alcohol affects our body’s metabolic processes. Most importantly, its capacity to metabolise fat.The reason why alcohol impacts our metabolism is linked to the way in which ethanol is processed.…

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Pour me a Standard Drink
Pour me a Standard Drink

Pour me a Standard Drink

Although they sound the same, one drink doesn’t always equal one standard drink...Why?An alcoholic drink is not pure alcohol – it is a solution which contains varying amounts of ethanol (pure alcohol) and other ingredients. Some alcoholic drinks are stronger than others because they contain a greater amount of pure alcohol (ethanol) in the same volume. The higher the concentration of…

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