Cut Down On Alcohol For Healthy Weight

Cutting down on alcohol is an effective way to lose weight and keep to a healthy weight, says a cancer prevention group in an appeal to New Year dieters.

In a statement issued on Wednesday, the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF), says while losing weight is one of the most popular New Year resolutions, people may not be aware that nearly 10% of the calories drinkers consume come from alcohol.

Many people starting on a diet "don't know how many calories are contained in alcoholic drinks and fail to include them when assessing their calorie intake," they say.

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