If alcohol is present in a person’s life, you should choose those options that will not gain weight, and will not significantly threaten the health. Such alcoholic beverages told the famous British nutritionist may Simpkin.
The reality is that alcohol is firmly entrenched in people’s everyday lives, it is universally used as a means to relieve everyday stress. A nutritionist may Simpkin says: alcohol affects our body and, using it, very easy to underestimate the number of calories obtained.
“Neither one of alcohol cannot be considered healthy if taken in the calculation of its calorie and sugar content, the ability to dehydrate and the lack of nutritional value. It is important to remember that alcohol is a toxin that can increase the workload on the liver, and adversely affects blood sugar levels, causing its tides and the sharp dips,” says Simpkin.
People who consume alcohol, the nutritionist advises to choose the healthier options of alcoholic beverages, so to speak about them.
“My number one rule is to avoid all drinks that are pre-mixed, whether alcoholic or non-alcoholic. These drinks always contain a lot of sugar or artificial sweeteners and, possibly, many other additives — no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives and chemical ingredients or salt that is required to create drinks of different components,” says the specialist.
A dry wine. Although it is produced by fruit, most of their sugar is converted into alcohol in the fermentation process. As a result, the wine has a lower amount of sugar than, for example, beer. Therefore, in a situation of selection of alcohol is better to choose the wine.
With regard to the antioxidant resveratrol contained in red wine, to safeguard the actual antioxidant benefits associated with its action, the wine should drink in a very significant amount. It is much more prudent to obtain resveratrol from dark red berries and red grapes.
Champagne. According to Mei Simpkin, a glass of champagne contains less calories than a glass of white wine or beer. If you drink more dry champagne and natural orange juice, this will provide the body with some vitamin C that acts as antioxidant against harmful absorption of alcohol.
Vodka and soda (vodka with mineral water). The nutritionist stresses that the beverage used is mineral water, not tonic. This combination contains no sugar and therefore contains fewer calories.
Lager. Beer is made from grains, contains a lot of carbohydrates and therefore sugar. Ideally, this drink is better to avoid, says nutritionist. If the rejection of the beer is impossible, the expert advises to choose among light lagers that contain less sugar and calories.
Gin, whiskey, tequila, light rum, pure and simple. This is a very strong alcoholic drinks, but they do not contain added sugar and also not create a very large caloric loads as used normally in a limited number. Mix these drinks well with mineral water, a squeeze of lime or lemon.
Guinness. Despite its density, the drink has a low content of it is less calories (about 35 calories per 100 grams of product. In addition, Guinness contains antioxidants and soluble fiber.
Bloody Mary. Because in addition to the vodka in the drink contains tomato juice, combined with wostershire sauce, Tabasco and salt, bloody Mary even has some nutritional value. Tomato juice good quality provides the body with antioxidants (specifically lycopene and vitamin C) and potassium.