Put the Brakes on Booze to Lose


Are your nights and weekends filled with social or business commitments like client dinners, a date, Saturday night with friends followed by a Sunday brunch?
What do all these events have in common? Alcohol! You may be careful with what you eat and try to exercise on a regular basis but sneaky liquid calories can pack on the pounds. Check out my guest blogger post on one of my favorite nutrition blogs, Appetite for Health to learn my top 10 tips on how to put the brakes on booze without ruining your social life.

Here is an excerpt from my post…

Handling Alcohol Occasions
Living in NYC, I know firsthand that socializing frequently includes alcohol in some form. A major part of my job as a nutritionist is to listen to what people tell me they eat and drink. Now I’m certainly not saying everyone drinks, however the majority of my NYC clients spend several nights a week out and alcohol is frequently involved. So I’ve come up with a list of common problem situations my clients (and myself!) may encounter with regards to alcohol. In addition, I’ve included the thoughts that may be running through your head.

Business dinners. You might feel somewhat obligated to have one or more drinks, depending on what direction the group is going in. You don’t want to stand out.

Dates. More often than not, you’ll meet your date for a drink. This may be especially true for first dates, as a little alcohol tends to take the edge off.

Meeting friends for drinks after work. Guess this says it all!

Sharing a bottle of wine at a nice restaurant. Your significant other has their heart set on that Bordeaux. You don’t want to be a killjoy and order by the glass.

Dinner parties. The wine is flowing and you don’t want to insult the host.

Summer BBQ’s. Everyone else is drinking Corona’s with lime … they look so refreshing.

Vacations. Chilling out often means eating and drinking. You’ve been working so hard you deserve it.

Now head on over to Appetite for Health blog to read the rest of my blog post –  find out how many calories are in alcohol and get my Top 10 Tips to Put the Brakes on Booze!


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