The Not-So-Fun Side of Booze on Keto 🍷🚫

The Not-So-Fun Side of Booze on Keto 🍷🚫

The Not-So-Fun Side of Booze on Keto 🍷🚫

Hello, Keto Warriors! Today, we're diving into a topic that's often met with a sigh and a longing glance at the wine cellar: Alcohol. Yes, we're talking about the liquid carbs that many of us love to hate and hate to love. 🥂 But before you pour yourself a "just because" glass, let's chat about how alcohol and keto mix (or, spoiler alert, don't mix).

Alcohol: The Party Crasher of Ketosis 🎉🚨

First off, let's address the elephant in the room: no alcohol is keto-friendly, any company that says it is, is 100% lying there ass off to make sales .. there, I said it !!

Sure, some options are "lower in carbs" than others, but here's the kicker – alcohol can slam the brakes on ketosis, steering you right into a carb-laden ditch.

Why? Because your liver, the unsung hero of metabolism and detoxification, prioritises burning alcohol over fat. So, every time you indulge, you're essentially putting up a "Do Not Disturb" sign on your fat-burning process. 🛑

Liver Logic: Why Your Liver Prefers Booze 🍸➡️🔥

Your liver works tirelessly, filtering toxins and managing fats and sugars. Introduce alcohol into the mix, and it's like your liver hits a panic button, focusing all its energy on getting rid of the booze. This means ketosis gets put on the back burner. And over time, this can lead to liver stress and damage. Think of it as throwing a wild party in your liver every weekend; eventually, the place is going to need some serious repairs. 🚧

The Sneaky Carb Count 🍺💔

"But wait!" you protest, "I only drink the "low-carb" stuff!" Here's the deal: even "low-carb" alcoholic beverages can pack a sneaky carb punch. Plus, alcohol can lower your inhibitions, making that bowl of chips or slice of pizza that you non keto partner is chugging down on seem like a good idea. Before you know it, you're not just out of ketosis; you're doing the carb conga line right through Snackville. 🍕🕺

Alcohol: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing 🐺👚

Now, let's talk addiction. It's highly addictive, trust me, I know it, I lived it and it ruined my life, even to this day I am still picking up the pieces of my last binge and I strongly believe that there is no way to repair the damage I did to my family and myself. 

So, What's a Keto-er to Do? 🤷‍♂️🥦

Fear not, my keto comrades! While the news may seem as bitter as unsweetened chocolate, there's a silver lining. Living a keto lifestyle doesn't mean you can't ever enjoy a social drink. There are a few options out there such as companies like Seedlip. Paired with another great company, skinny tonics (not to be confused with skinny syrups, they are NOT keto), and you can enjoy different botanical flavours.

 

The Bottom Line: To Drink or Not to Drink? 🍹❓

 

No.... its just a NO NO NO!!!!
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