Health experts will want you to understand that alcohol intake is beneficial to your health as long as it is consumed in small quantity. Alcohol though produced from natural ingredients, when taken in excess will highly affect your body’s ability to burn up excess fat and in turn reduce your chances of getting a trimmer body.
Alcohol intake reduces protein synthesis in the body, whereas protein synthesis is the building block of muscles, with a reduced capacity to synthesize protein your body will not be able to build and maintain it muscles properly. Alcohol intake also has it own effect upon a person sexual hormone, as an excessive intake will lead to a decrease in testosterone production; a hormone that is vital in the body ability to burn fat and build muscle.
Furthermore, since your hormone level is vital so as to determine how much fat loss you can achieve, therefore it is important for you to make sure your alcohol intake is reduced. Alcohol also has a negative effect on your body water level and ability to sleep well (Though alcohol is considered a sedative, it will still deny you of having a full restful sleep), alcohol tends to dehydrate the body, and since proper hydration of your body is necessary for shedding fat your fat loss plan suffers.
Now if it is your desire to burn up fat, then reducing and if possible eliminate (and there is no harm in that) alcohol intake is necessary.
Tips to reduce alcohol intake
The following are some necessary tips to reduce alcohol consumption;
- Seek help.
First things first. If you have any concerns at all that alcohol has taken control of you, or you are experiencing health or psychological problems as a result of or even alongside your alcohol consumption, get help. Talk to your family and friends or anyone that can help.
- Identify the underlying reasons.
Spend some time thinking about the reasons for your drinking. Stress may be a factor. If it is, begin to identify the causes and work out how to tackle them. If you’re going through a period of stress or heavy workload at your job, look into what you can do to address this.
- Buy lower strength alcohol.
There is a whole range of alcoholic drinks. Even a difference of a few percentage points (%abv – reflects the strength of the drink) can result in a dramatic reduction of your alcohol intake over the long term.
- Intersperse your alcoholic drinks with soft drinks and water.
This will help keep you hydrated and reduce the effects of alcohol. By keeping hydrated, the concentration of alcohol in your blood stream is diluted and remains lower.
- Create a cut-off point for each evening.
Aim to stop alcohol intake at least 90 minutes before bed. Use this time to slow down and unwind naturally. This will reduce the disruptive effect that alcohol has on your sleep.
- Have a meal.
This will slow the absorption of alcohol into your bloodstream, and hopefully also slow down the rate at which you consume it.
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