Written by Chloe Horne, Dietitian. Article from November 2016.
With the silly season approaching, many clients are expressing concern over whether they will be able to maintain their diet or weight loss, and anyone can see why! December is the time for gatherings, get-togethers, family events, Christmas parties and weekend BBQs, complete with delicious food and drinks. Most people are able to control their eating by distancing themselves from the snack table, ordering smaller meals or using mindful eating, but we often forget the impact that alcohol has on our calorie intake.
Alcohol is, in its most basic form: a sugar, meaning that it falls into the carbohydrate category alongside bread, rice, fruit and soft-drink.… Read the rest