LOW CALORIE ALCOHOL BEVERAGES
New Year’s Eve is often a time when you will have an adult beverage- meaning you will drink alcohol. So, today, I’ve put together my top list of tasty, yet low calorie beverages. But first, let’s do a recap of how your body metabolizes alcohol:
Alcohol is 7 calories per gram, however is has zero nutritional value. In addition, your liver must detoxify your body of the poison you have consumed (yes, alcohol is a poison), so it can no longer do its job of helping you burn fat. Hence, if your trying to lose weight alcohol is not your friend. I recommend limiting alcohol and reserving it only for special occasions, like New Year’s Eve!
So here we go, my favorite low-calorie alcohol beverages and a comparison of other beverages:
Club Soda + Vodka + Muddled Fresh Mint, Orange, Lemon and Lime
Club Soda + Vodka + 1/2 scoop of Grape Ultima Replenisher Electrolyte Powder + Fresh Lemon
Diet Ginger Ale + Vodka + Muddled Lime + ½ tsp Stevia (My Moscow Mule!)
Diet Dr. Pepper + Vanilla Vodka (or Jameson Whiskey)
The Real Dill Bloody Mary Mix + Vodka (Don’t forget the add-ins too!)
Lastly, set your intentions prior to attending your New Year’s Party:
- Be sure to set a limit AND STICK TO IT.
- Drink water in between each drink to stay hydrated and avoid a hangover.
- Focus on people and fun over food and drinks.
- Get out of the kitchen (or wherever the food and drinks are located.)
- Get right back on track the next day.
- Have fun.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!
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EAT REAL FOOD. BE HEALTHY. FEEL AMAZING!