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The Ketogenic Diet And Alcohol

Having a social life on a ketogenic diet is something that many find hard to do. There are carbs pretty much everywhere you look, and that’s especially the case when you’re in a bar. Cutting out all the beer and wine is a great start, but sticking with hard liquor is usually the best choice. Even though hard liquor is made from natural sugars, grains, potatoes, and fruits – during the fermentation and distillation process that sugar is converted into ethyl alcohol. Drinking liquor can in fact deepen your level of ketosis, but will slow weight loss down. Ingestion of alcohol has effects on liver metabolism, in which more ketones are produced as you drink more. When your liver is taking care of the alcohol you drink, it’s being converted to a triglyceride which can also positively affect the production of ketones. Be aware that many people experience a heightened level of being drunk and at a quicker rate than usual. While that may be a great thing for some, you need to be careful – especially if you’re driving. Do not drink and drive. Be very careful when on a ketogenic diet and consuming alcohol. There are plenty of people that also experience worse hangover while on a Continue reading >>

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  1. humbled

    This just begs to be in a table.
    Red Wine
    Varietal Calories Carbs

    Merlot
    120
    3.7
    Pinot Noir
    121
    3.4
    Cabernet
    120
    3.8
    White Wine
    Varietal Calories Carbs

    Chardonnay
    118
    3.7
    Pinot Gris/Grigio
    122
    3.2
    Riesling
    118
    5.5
    Champagne/Sparkling whites
    96
    1.5
    Beer
    Beer Calories Carbs

    Bud Select 55
    55
    1.9
    MGD 64
    64
    2.4
    Rolling Rock Green Light
    92
    2.4
    Michelob Ultra
    95
    2.6
    Bud Select
    99
    3.1
    Miller Lite
    96
    3.2
    Natural Light
    95
    3.2
    Michelob Ultra Amber
    114
    3.7
    Coors Light
    102
    5
    Amstel Light
    95
    5
    Bud Light
    110
    6.6

  2. xtrumpclimbs

    Great!!!
    Please, post it in the FAQ.

  3. schmearcampain

    Also important in the light beer conversation is the amount of alcohol in them. Many times to cut calories, they reduce alcohol content as well as carbs. link

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