It is very important to understand how it is consumed by our bodies and how can we reduce it's effects and still enjoy Christmas foods and drinks.
Unlike other food or beverage options, alcoholic beverages provide pure calories with no other nutritional benefits. They can also reduce your resolve to lose weight and make more likely to snack on fattening, high calorie foods.
Diet Tips to help you enjoy your Christmas Party without any regrets:
Diet Tip No 1: Set your limit: Decide how many drinks you will have before going to the party and stick to your decision, switching to water and soft drinks.
Diet Tip No 2: Dilute it: Order low calorie alcoholic drinks like vodka and club soda, rum and diet coke, jin and diet tonic or go for wine spritzer.
Diet Tip No 3: Alternate: Alternate alcohol with water. This will help you keep your alcohol intake lower and also will keep you hydrated. Alcohol has dehydrating effect so it is very important to drink water.
Diet Tip No 4: Avoid high calorie alcoholic drinks : Port, dark beers, eggnogg, Margarita have up to 500 calories per portion!
|Cabernet Sauvignon (red)||90||2.5|
|Sauvignon Blanc (white)||80||1.1|
|Port (Ruby)||185||up to 10|
Spirits/Cocktails and mixed drinks
|Gin & Tonic||200|
|Margarita||Up to 500|
National Slimming & Cosmetic Clinics wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
We hope that our food management tips and ideas will help you to have a wonderful time, enjoy your food and drinks with no guilt!