Limit Alcohol (or Avoid It Completely)
That glass of wine or bottle of beer every night with dinner isn't doing your waistline any favours. Each drink is around 80 to 150 calories (or more!), and aside from that, Vermont-based registered dietitian nutritionist Maddie Kinzly, MS, LD, said that drinking can dull your willpower and make you more likely to say yes to food when you're not hungry. She added, "Excessive alcohol will cause the liver to stop metabolizing fat and carbohydrates in order to metabolize the alcohol first." If you don't want to give it up entirely, choose one or two nights a week to enjoy a drink.