Effects of alcohol on the metabolism?

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  1. ZeeMox

    ZeeMox Opinions are like assholes. Fuck em. OT Supporter

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    Made a drunk thread in OT last night and had a few broly folk moseying about give me a scare on it. Exactly how bad is drinking for teh weight loss? I've done it several times before but not noticed any change when getting on the scale. If anything I've been losing more and more weight.
     
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    drinking= tons of extra/useless cals that can certainly inhibit your weightloss.


    I really wouldn't recommend doing it often if you want to lose weight, but that's just me.
     
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    I would say I do it once or twice a week.

    Gonna do it a hell of a lot less if it's really all that bad.
     
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    so drinking would be good for bulking then?

    hell, even mixing protien with it?
     
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    :rofl:

    as long as you don't do it before you hit the gym :dunno: otherwise, R.I.P. broly.
     
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    Alcohol = 7 calories/gram

    I'd switch to hard liquor if you were cutting, don't get all the worthless carbs in beer. The extra weight you might notice coming off could be water weight due to alcohol's diuretic property.
     
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    wrong
     
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    When ever I use to drink I would lose weight :dunno:
     
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    and you guys all think I'm a fag for drinking wine:

    ORIGINAL RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS

    Wine versus ethanol in human nutrition. I. Nitrogen and calorie balance

    JT McDonald and S Margen

    There are implications in the literature that wine is different from other alcoholic beverages and that it may even have a beneficial effect on the nutritional process. A metabolic study was undertaken in an attempt to document the effects of wine versus ethanol on absorption of various nutrients. Nitrogen and caloric data are presented here. During each of four 18-day experimental periods, six healthy, young men were given, in random order, a liter per day of the following test beverages: Zinfandel wine (9.3% w/v alcohol); dealcoholized Zinfandel wine; pure ethanol (9.3% w/v aqueous alcohol solution); and deionized water. These beverages were divided into four equal feedings and administered with a carefully controlled isocaloric diet over a 12-hr period. The subjects tended to lose weight on alcohol-containing regimens, suggesting that calories from alcohol may not be as efficient as those from fat and carbohydrate. Urinary excretion of nitrogen was significantly greater during wine and ethanol administration than during feeding of the other test beverages. This was reflected in an increase in uric acid and urea nitrogen output, primarily, the latter, suggesting that alcohol may directly affect protein catabolism. There was no significant difference in fecal nitrogen excretion between experimental periods.
     
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    This is in reference to hard liquor. I'm aware that wine coolers and beer can add up in teh calories.
     
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    most of the calories found in alcoholic beverages comes from the alcohol.
     
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    I don't think you're a fag for drinking wine.


    I think you're a classy dude :bigthumb:
     
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    :mamoru: :bigthumb:
     
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    Now they're saying that just the straight up grape juice may be better
     
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