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Women Who Drink Gain Less Weight


I’ll toast to that.

Tara Parker-Poke from The New York Times is reporting that a drink a day can keep the pounds away. In a recent study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, women who didn’t drink gained on average 6 pounds more than those who did. The risk of becoming overweight was almost 30 percent lower for women who consumed one or two alcohol beverages a day, compared with nondrinkers.

Just in case you want to toast the news with your husband – just want you to know the findings were not supported when tested on men.

Full study details here.

Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.

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