Wahooo! Study Shows Red Wine May Help Women Lose Weight

on 02/11/10 at 10:11 am

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If you’re a woman trying to lose weight , you may have wondered what alcohol may be doing to your waistline? But did you know that if you drink the right type of alcohol it could actually help you slim down? According to new research out of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, a teaching affiliate of Harvard, women who drink red wine in moderation can lose weight.

For 13 years, researchers put 20,000 normal weight women to the test. They found out that women who drank a glass or two of red wine each day, were less likely to gain weight, than non-drinkers. Apparently, that’s because red wine may prevent the development of fat cells. And according to other studies, alcohol in general speeds up a woman’s metabolism and helps burn calories.

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