Cheers, Ladies! A Drink A Day May Keep the Pounds Away

Cheers, ladies! Researchers now say light to moderate drinking may keep women from gaining too much weight. Normal-weight women who drank 5 to 30 grams of alcohol daily gained less weight and had a lower risk of becoming overweight or obese than either teetotalers or those who drank too much, according to a report in the March 8 Archives of Internal Medicine. How much is that? A 12-ounce light beer contains about 11 grams of alcohol, while 5 ounces of red wine contains 15 to 16 grams and a 1.5...Full Story
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