4 Healthy Alcoholic Drinks!

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Healthy Alcoholic Drinks
It is party time as it is valentine's day, the day of celebration. If you are watching your weight gain and working on losing those extra pounds, you would restrict your drinking! Well, there is a good news for you. There are few healthy drinks which controls weight gain and are good for the body too! Check out the healthy alcoholic drinks.

4 healthy alcoholic drinks:

Beer: Moderate consumption of beer is healthy for the body. According to a survey, having moderate amount (7-12 drinks per week) of beer reduces the chances of heart diseases. Beer is an antioxidant and also has plenty of nutrients, such as protein, vitamin B, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, niacin, and riboflavin to name a few. Beer can change your mood by suppressing stress or depression and is also good for the brain. However, excessive consumption of beer can be unhealthy. It can spoil the liver and also lead to weight gain!

It is considered as one of the healthiest alcoholic drinks. Red wine especially is one of the beverage with several health benefits. It is a natural cure for heart patients. A glass of wine everyday can reduce the chances of heart strokes and other diseases. Red wine is made of grapes and consists of natural antioxidants like HDL (good Cholesterol) which reduce the mortality rate and stress. Organic wine is best for a healthy heart and body.

Vodka: Television star Snooki lost pounds by just having vodka. Vodka is a healthy alcoholic drink for dieters who wish to burn those extra body fat with an alcoholic beverage. Vodka has vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin B phosphorus, potassium and sodium. Vodka helps lose weight because it is low in calories, mortality and increases cardiovascular health. However, too much consumption of vodka can be unhealthy.

Bloody Mary: This alcoholic drink is made with tomato juice and moderate consumption of this beverage can be healthy for the body. A glass of bloody mary controls hunger and keeps the heart healthy.

These are few healthy alcoholic drinks which when consumed in moderate amounts can be beneficial for the body.

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Story first published: Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 12:54 [IST]
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