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Alcohol's Impact on Body Composition and Metabolism


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Alcohol's Impact on Body Composition and Metabolism


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Alcohol's Impact on Body Composition and Metabolism


Alcohol has more of an impact on your body composition than you think. The amount of alcohol that will not impede your fitness goals depends on many factors, including the type of alcohol you're drinking and your individual metabolism. In this episode of The MetPro Method podcast, we discuss how alcohol affects your body composition. We're joined by MetPro coach Kassy Dietle, who breaks down the impact of different types of drinks and how to best enjoy alcohol without derailing your fitness goals.

We cover topics like:
- The difference between moderate and heavy drinking
- How many calories are in different types of alcohol
- The impact of carbs in alcohol
- How your body processes alcohol
- The dehydration effect
- Alcohol's effect on recovery
- The immune system and alcohol impact

Kassy also shares her tips for drinking responsibly, including:
- Drinking earlier
- Being thoughtful about what you're drinking
- Have a plan for how much you want to drink

Find more podcast episodes here: https://www.metpro.co/podcast

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