How to deal with Alcoholic drinks in the fast metabolism diet when holidays and parties are coming in?
After the Thanksgiving Day, we are about to deal with the Christmas and New Year season, not to mention dealing with several office, and Christmas reunion parties while we are on the fast metabolism diet. It is no doubt that we can’t help but feel anxious when the temptation is at its highest point. Not only foods are its highest level of temptation, but drinks too. These holiday seasons may not be complete without having a drink or two with our fellow friends and relatives. How do we deal with avoiding these alcoholic drinks in the fast metabolism diet?
We all know that alcohol is like coffee, it is one of the great metabolism killers. Not only it slows down or worst, kill our metabolism, but also it destroys our liver. The Fast metabolism diet’s goal is for our 5 great organ players to digest foods and heal our metabolism. We certainly can’t have them wasting time on digesting these metabolism killers. If possible, avoiding drinking alcoholic wine may seem to be the safest and the best option. But for those who certainly can’t give up drinking yet, here are the tips on how to deal with alcoholic drinks while on the fast metabolism diet.
Drink at least 8 ounces of water.
For every glass of wine or mixed drink you drink, you need to balance it by drinking at least 8 ounces of water to process the alcohol in your liver quickly. It will also help to cleanse your body and minimize its intoxicating effects. You can also add lime juice (juice of a whole lime) to your water. It has more vitamin A than lemon and this Vitamin can help your liver process the alcohol quickly.
Choose organic, sulfite-free red wine
This wine is your best option to drink during these holiday season because it has the least intoxicating effect on your liquor.
Choose Rum, Vodka and other top shelf liquor.
These drinks are generally cleaner than other liquors since they have the least content of added chemicals and fake ingredients.
Choose good quality of mixers.
Be aware that some mixers are full of fake ingredients like tonic water (that contains sugar) and fake flavorings. Make sure that the juices used in the mixers are fresh. Avoid mixing up sodas and energy drinks.
Never drink beer.
Drinking beer is never an option in the fast metabolism diet. It has more carbohydrates that is difficult to digest, thus shutting down your metabolism.
Eat your phased-specific meals before planning on drinking.
Follow the routine of eating every 2-3 hours per day. It is recommended to eat protein-filled meal and snacks before planning on drinking. You can eat meatballs, raw nuts. Protein-filled snacks and meals can help control the delivery of sugar to your bloodstream.
Detoxify your liver.
After drinking from the holiday season, it is important to detoxify your liver from the toxic it digested from the last night. Drink extra water to cleanse your body. You can also cook a cleansing soup (Liver-detox broth) that is great for your liver and adrenals. Drink 1-3 cups thrice (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the next day.