I'll drink to that!
Does gender make a difference in how you deal with the calories from alcoholic beverages? A BIDMC researcher says it might.
Dr. Ken Mukamal tells US News & World Report it appears that men who drink more have a higher overall caloric intake -- that is, they don't compensate for the alcohol calories by eating less. Women who drink, however, tend to simply replace food calories with alcohol-maybe skipping their usual dessert, for example, to make up for a predinner drink.
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