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Alcohol Is Not Fattening, But…

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Holidays and celebrations are there to be enjoyed, but it can also be quite a challenge to start or maintain a healthy lifestyle during these times.

Alcohol seems to go hand in hand with most celebrations and believe it or not,it isn’t technically fattening, like sugar would be. The vast majority of alcoholics are skinny. However, alcohol will still get in the way of weight loss.

When you drink alcohol, the lipase enzyme is destroyed. This enzyme is responsible for breaking down the fat in your body. Without it, it is impossible to lose weight. The effects of alcohol remain in the body for at least 24 hours, meaning, your body will be unable to burn any fat during that time.
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