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DIET TIPS ON HOW TO REDUCE THE CALORIE IMPACT OF OCCASIONAL / WEEKEND DRINKING

Dieting Psychology
DIET TIPS ON HOW TO REDUCE THE CALORIE IMPACT OF OCCASIONAL / WEEKEND DRINKING

Let’s see the average calories that come from alcoholic drinks: One large / 60 ml Vodka or Rum = 130 cal One large / 60 ml Whiskey = 142 cal 1 Pint / 473 ml of beer = 208 cal If you are a person who drinks occasionally just a couple of pegs while socialising with your friends, can adopt following strategies while adhering to your calorie deficit / maintenance calorie diet at the same time: CUTTING DOWN CARBS: 130 – 140 calories that come from 01 large peg of alcoholic drinks can be balanced by reducing 35 – 40 grams of rice or wheat floor. So basically, you can reduce eating of 01 and half home-made phulka from your diet which you were supposed to eat during lunch or dinner. This is just an example. So pre decide the quantity of liquor you are going to consume and calories coming out of them. Accordingly, you can balance the calories by reducing your carbs intake from other meals. PREFER EATING GRILLED / SAUTEED FOOD: While enjoying your favourite alcoholic drinks, prefer to have meat or vegetable items as starters where cooking method is Tandoori / Grilled / Boiled. Avoid eating French fries, nuggets, chips which are deep fried and contains high calories. HEALTHY MIXERS: With hard drinks, prefer to take soda, diet coke, chilled water, on the rocks option etc which are zero calorie beverages. When you choose regular carbonated beverages, juices etc, they will contribute more calories. PORTION CONTROL: Enjoy that 1-2 pegs of drink within the limit and follow portion control like any other day you do during your diet strategy. INTERMITTENT FAST: If you know you are going to drink and may enjoy even sweet dishes and main courses which will increase overall calories, you may think of skipping the breakfast for the day. This way you save 300 – 400 calories. Similarly, you may think of skipping any other meals like mid-day meal or evening snacks etc. EXERCISE: A short bout of exercise will help you to burn 200 – 300 calories. Hence hit the gym or go for a walk in the morning to burn some calories which balance the evening effect to some extent. #fittrcoach #fitizen #fittrfamily #fittr
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