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Your Fat-Loss Questions Answered

Q: Does alcohol make you fat?

It definitely can, and here’s why. Number one, the body sees alcohol as a poison. Like a fire engine driving down the boulevard with sirens blaring, alcohol stops traffic into the liver and clears the way for the emergency. That means fat burning ceases.

Number two, alcohol inhibits a hormone called glucagon, which is kind of like insulin’s “good” sister. Insulin

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