Weight Watchers: Watch Out for Wine Watchers

By October 1, 2014Winemakers

Reading old files comes up sometimes with some gems like this article cited in Wine Spectator which quoted an article published in the August 2011 issue of Nutrition.

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For a lifetime member of Weight Watchers such as myself, it had some very encouraging news, especially since the new points value for wine if you’re on the Weight Watchers program has been increased to 4.


According to this study of nearly 9,000 people, the consumption of two glasses of wine per day produced more weight loss than among people who drank no wine at all.


Caveat: drinking more than 2 glasses did produce weight gain, and drinking beer or spirits did not produce the weight loss of 2 glasses of wine.


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