The social aspect of happy hour can be relaxing after a long day or at the end of a hectic week. But the calories in those spiritous cocktails can add up, leaving you with a feeling of defeat. Get a handle on happy hour and your waistline by choosing healthier habits.
Choose your drink wisely!
Alcoholic beverages supply calories but few nutrients and may contribute to unwanted weight gain. If you need to lose weight, looking at what and how much you are drinking may be a good place to start. Read more.
Don’t go overboard.
According to the American Heart Association heavy drinking is typically described as consuming 15 or more drinks per week for men and 8 or more drinks per week for women. Moderate drinking is considered up to 1 drink per day for women and up to 2 drinks per day for men. Read more.
Focus on being happy!
Reap from the pleasures of socializing with your friends and co-workers. Socialization can boost your mental health and help to relieve stress. Read more.