A 29-year-old member asked:

How to reduce weight gain while drinking alcohol nightly?

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Dr. Matthew Burke
Psychiatry 28 years experience
Difficult: It would depend how much and how often one is drinking. This is a big sabotage to many people trying to loose weight. Obviously the more physically active the better, and the better one eats other than the drinking.
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A 23-year-old member asked:

Does drinking alcohol cause weight gain?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 44 years experience
YES: Have you ever heard of "beer belly"? Alcohol has lots of calories that your body does not need for nourishment, and it's easy to forget this when drinking. Here's an article & list: http://www.Medicinenet.Com/alcohol_and_nutrition/page3.Htm#weight the more sweet and exotic drinks are even more fattening than those listed here.
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