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    Default What's the least "fattening" alcohol

    As my other half is trying to lose weight (but won't stop drinking ), she want's to know what is the least fattening measure for measure.

    White wine (which she drinks now)
    Red wine
    Vodka and diet tonic (preferred option to wine)
    Bud/Becks etc, ie 5%ish bottled beer

    She's convinced it's vodka but I've told her they all contain sugar, some more than others, and ALL are fattening.

    What's your views people??

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    Alcohol in itself has an energy content.

    Losing weight is all about a very simple equation, about energy input and energy expenditure.

    If you expend more energy than you consume, you are guaranteed to lose weight.

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    all alchol has calories in it som the best way is to stop drinking the stuff

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    Holsten Pils, because all the sugar turns to alcohol?

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    vodka soda water and lime

    its the least fattening know people used to drink it while dieting

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    Bottles of Pillsner - sp? - has very little sugar. Well, so the diabetic specialist told me.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    My wife say,s Vodka is the least calories. She is an authority on Vodka. ( No she does not drink a lot of it).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ste View Post
    Alcohol in itself has an energy content.

    Losing weight is all about a very simple equation, about energy input and energy expenditure.

    If you expend more energy than you consume, you are guaranteed to lose weight.
    Yes, but additionally, any alcohol has the effect of slowing the metabolism temporarily. This is why any serious weight loss programme will exclude alcohol completely (as well as for its calorific value).
    It's far from impossible, but basically alcohol in the diet makes losing weight harder.

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    Or you could get so smashed when you do drink, that you just dont feel like or eat all the next day?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BIG NEIL View Post
    vodka soda water and lime

    its the least fattening know people used to drink it while dieting
    Cheers m8, I can understand your answer.

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