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What Happens to Your Body When You Drink Champagne

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Rebecca Strong of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 8: Whether you're toasting to a new year, a new job, an anniversary, or an engagement, bubbly is without a doubt the most popular drink of choice for celebratory occasions. But what happens to your body when you drink champagne? While it causes many of the same consequences as white wine, champagne also has a few unique effects that experts want you to know about."If you are going to be consuming alcohol, champagne may be a healthier choice compared to other drinks that are much higher in calories and alcohol content," says Brad Dieter, NASM-certified nutrition coach, co-author, and research scientist. "But if you are trying to reduce the amount of calorie-containing beverages in your diet for weight loss, champagne may not be a healthy beverage choice."The bottom line? Champagne is pretty healthy as far as adult beverages go—but it's important to keep in mind that it's still alcohol. Still, if Queen Elizabeth ends every day with a glass of bubbly, and she's lived to 94 years old (and counting), how bad can it be?Before you start popping that cork—here are a few things to know. And for even more drinking tips, be sure to read up on our list of 108 Most Popular Sodas Ranked by How Toxic They Are.Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

What Happens to Your Body When You Drink Champagne

Whether you're toasting to a new year, a new job, an anniversary, or an engagement, bubbly is without a doubt the most popular drink of choice for celebratory occasions. But what happens to your body when you drink champagne? While it causes many of the same consequences as white wine, champagne also has a few unique effects that experts want you to know about.

"If you are going to be consuming alcohol, champagne may be a healthier choice compared to other drinks that are much higher in calories and alcohol content," says Brad Dieter, NASM-certified nutrition coach, co-author, and research scientist. "But if you are trying to reduce the amount of calorie-containing beverages in your diet for weight loss, champagne may not be a healthy beverage choice."

The bottom line? Champagne is pretty healthy as far as adult beverages go—but it's important to keep in mind that it's still alcohol. Still, if Queen Elizabeth ends every day with a glass of bubbly, and she's lived to 94 years old (and counting), how bad can it be?

Before you start popping that cork—here are a few things to know. And for even more drinking tips, be sure to read up on our list of 108 Most Popular Sodas Ranked by How Toxic They Are.

Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

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