A Fun Way to Lose Weight

Sometimes you need low calorie alcoholic drinks to rescue you. Have you tried those boring diets where you eat foods that just taste bland?  Or maybe you have tried the diets that leave you hungry?  But then you find a diet that you like and combined with an exercise regimen, you are beginning to see results of fat loss.  Then it happens!  You are invited to an office party that you just cannot get out of.  And it’s an office party where they will be serving alcohol.

But there is no reason to fret.  There is low calorie alcohol that taste great and they can still help you with your weight loss goal.   It is important to remember that just because they are low in calorie, does not mean you can drink more.  That will pretty much defeat the whole purpose of what you are trying to accomplish.

Depending on what type of alcohol you enjoy, there are low calorie options for spirits, beer, wine and mixed drinks.  The best white wines to drink if you are watching your waistline are Zinfandel, Chardonnay or Riesling which have 90 calories in a 4 ounce glass.  Merlot, Rhonewith and Merlot are red wines with only 95 calories per 4 ounce glass.  The best low calorie beer is Guinness with 12 ounces only having 125 calories.  Rum, Brandy, Gin and Tequila have only 64 calories an ounce.  High calorie drinks to stay clear of include margaritas, pinacoladas, eggnog and crème de menthe.

If you do drink alcohol, try one of the many protein shake recipes the next day to aid with your recovery. The calories in a Banana are low and should form an integral part of whatever shake recipes you are making. Have a look at a few recipes at myproteinshakerecipes.us