beer make you fat?
teenager is bound to go through a phase in which drinking beer
with friends becomes a regular phenomenon. It gives a relaxed
effect to your mind and because of the alcohol content; you tend
to get a bit high after drinking a few. In the olden days, drinking
beer was considered healthy. Over the years, this opinion has
changed. It is a fact that drinking too many beers can lead to
Occasional drinking may not cause harm, provided you are in the
habit of working out regularly. On an average, 2 beers contain
as much as 300 calories. This makes 2100 a week and when converted
into pounds, you will gain as much as 30 pounds of fat in a year.
The calories in beer do not contain any nutrients and hence, the
drink cannot be consumed as often as every day. Moreover, the
beverage has a history of making the most active people to be
sluggish. This makes you not to take up any physical activities
and consequently, gain weight.
Any alcoholic beverage consumption prevents the burning of fat
in our body. When you consume the beverage, the fat metabolizes
the alcohol. Once this happens, the fat is left as it is without
being metabolized. 'Beer belly' is a very common sight in people
who consume a lot of this drink. It is not a good sign as far
as the general health is concerned and can lead to heart diseases
in the future.
Many manufacturers of beers have come up with the concept of light
beer. However, apart from a low calorie count, there is nothing
good about it. If you have the inclination to drink one, the light
beer is the best option. Another aspect is that when you drink
beer in a bar, it is usually taken with oily food. This causes
the most harm as most of the food served in such places are greasy
and even you feel like having large quantities of the same.
To reiterate, beer may be had in very small quantities if you
exercise regularly. Once in a week is acceptable if consumed in
very limited quantity. However, if the craving can be substituted
with a fruit of your choice, there is nothing better than that.
Though there is no fat content in beer, it is the calories which
should be avoided.