A is for Alcohol

You booze, you lose: A daily serving of hooch may be better for keeping off weight than abstaining. Alcohol may increase leptin, a hormone that curbs your appetite for sweets. To get the perks with minimal kilojoules, order a glass of sauvignon blanc (500kJs per 145mL).

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