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If you want to lose weight is it better to stop alcohol if you drink a lot of beer?

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: It would help a lot

Alcohol has a lot of calories.
So cutting out alcohol would do you no harm and would be a good way to cut down on calories. One 12-ounce can of beer has about 150 calories. Multiply that by the number of cans you drink and you'll see how many calories you eliminate. If you're having a hard time quitting see your doctor or an alcohol counselor.

In brief: It would help a lot

Alcohol has a lot of calories.
So cutting out alcohol would do you no harm and would be a good way to cut down on calories. One 12-ounce can of beer has about 150 calories. Multiply that by the number of cans you drink and you'll see how many calories you eliminate. If you're having a hard time quitting see your doctor or an alcohol counselor.
Dr. Janet Greenhut
Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Alcohol is empty calories.
Each 5oz drink is about 250cal so to lose one pound per week, you need to decrease 500cal/day. Avoiding or decreasing alcohol is a simple way to lose weight and your gut.

In brief: Yes

Alcohol is empty calories.
Each 5oz drink is about 250cal so to lose one pound per week, you need to decrease 500cal/day. Avoiding or decreasing alcohol is a simple way to lose weight and your gut.
Dr. Seema Patel
Dr. Seema Patel
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