Weight Manager

April 1999 Issue

Appetizing Effect of an Apritif

If you're trying to shed a few pounds and think that a single cocktail or glass of wine before dinner won't matter, think again. An alcoholic appetizer can lead to eating faster, eating longer and consuming more calories, according to a study in the February American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. In the study, 52 adults were randomly assigned to drink one of several drinks 30 minutes before lunch, once a week for

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