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Will binge drinking cause rapid weight gain?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: It can

Alcohol does have calories & actually increases Insulin resistance in tissues.
When you drink, foods you are more likely to go to fat stores than be converted to energy. So for an equivalent meal, alcohol tends to chub you up where other beverages do not.Alcoholics may appear lean because they choose to by alcohol rather than food.

In brief: It can

Alcohol does have calories & actually increases Insulin resistance in tissues.
When you drink, foods you are more likely to go to fat stores than be converted to energy. So for an equivalent meal, alcohol tends to chub you up where other beverages do not.Alcoholics may appear lean because they choose to by alcohol rather than food.
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