20 Sep Press: HEALTHY DIET WITH ALCOHOL: 5 BEST LOW-CARB DRINKS TO PREVENT WEIGHT GAIN
Our very own Sarah Currie was featured saying, “An alcoholic drink is low carb if it contains little to no grams of carbs,” Sarah Currie, registered dietitian, personal trainer, and triathlon coach in New York City, told Medical Daily.
This Medical Daily article discusses the five best low-carb alcoholic drinks that can help prevent weight gain while still allowing individuals to enjoy a social drink. These options are ideal for those who want to maintain a healthy diet without completely avoiding alcohol:
- Vodka Soda: Combining vodka with club soda results in a low-calorie and low-carb drink that is a popular choice for dieters.
- Dry Wine: Opting for dry wines, such as Pinot Noir, Merlot, or Chardonnay, can help minimize carbohydrate intake, as they generally have fewer carbs than sweeter varieties.
- Light Beer: Choosing light beers over regular options can help reduce calorie and carb intake. However, it’s essential to drink in moderation since even light beers still contain some carbs.
- Whiskey: Drinking whiskey neat or on the rocks provides a low-carb alcoholic option, as it contains no carbohydrates.
- Tequila with Fresh Lime Juice: Mixing tequila with fresh lime juice creates a refreshing, low-carb drink that can be a healthier alternative to high-calorie cocktails.
The article emphasizes that, while these low-carb drink options can help minimize weight gain, it is still essential to consume alcohol in moderation and maintain a balanced diet for overall health.
The original article can be found at Medical Daily.