Alcohol

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  1. collo-collo

    collo-collo Kewl as a penguins hoop!!

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    Hi,

    still deciding which is best for me - ie low carb or atkins once i finish my lipotrim diet.
    Ive got the atkins book and im going to start reading this afternoon. 1 quick question...once past induction, what do you guys drink - and can you swap your daily leafy green carb allowance for alcohol carbs (say at a bbq for example) - miller lite beer has 3.2g carbs per bottle so this would equate to 6 bottles, or obv vokda and rum have no carbs so with a diet soft drink id assume these would obv ok to have?

    cheers in advance
     
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  3. StephenP

    StephenP Mines a V&T Please

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    no booze on induction i stayed off 3 weeks if i can you can just do it, have some will power thats all you need keep busy read the book tells all
     
  4. collo-collo

    collo-collo Kewl as a penguins hoop!!

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    i meant after induction mate. i know you cant have any on induction :)
     
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    StephenP Mines a V&T Please

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    wine or vodka
     
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    I dont drink except for the very rare occaision but Jim will say make sure the wine is dry!
     
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    dry and cold ah NICE
     
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    Zimara Yummy mummy to be!

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    Dry white wine or spirits with a diet mixer.
     
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    Not all spirits though Zim
     
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    gin whiskey vodka
     
  11. geordiegirl

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    mmMmmMm i'm really missing my jaques fruit cider , wonder what the carb content is ,??????

    i don't drink very often but on a nice weekend evening in the summer i might have a glass over ice
     
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    Zimara Yummy mummy to be!

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    Aye sorry, meant Gin Whiskey Vodka!! Whiskey being my soft spot!

    I drink mine with diet lemonade at home but in the pubs i drink rum and diet coke cause they don't do diet lemonade!!
     
  13. collo-collo

    collo-collo Kewl as a penguins hoop!!

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    Hmmm voddy for me :)
     
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    seriously check your carbs on diet drinks, i nearly dropped dead when my morrisons diet lemonade had 9 carbs per 250ml!
     
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    i have dry white,
    pinot grigio, chardonnay (cheap wine too lol)
    im on induction and have NEVER been able not, to have a drink or two.

    you CAN have it, but be prepared, your loss could be SO much bigger if you DONT drink!

    (i was prepared to miss a lb or two lol)
     
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    yeah none for my first 3 weeks
     
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    Cider is very carby and Jaques even more so
     
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    yes very not had any for 7 weeks now stick to vodka or white wine dry
     
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