Can you have wine on a no sugar diet?

A dry red wine is the best choice for a low-sugar or sugar-free diet. Plus, it's easier to keep up with your path to health when you can still enjoy some of the little things. Quitting sugar can be difficult, and a glass of wine with dinner once or twice a week is a sure way to enjoy those little pleasures. As you stop consuming sugar, your liver is under a little pressure as you detoxify all the toxins (and addiction).

Drinking more than one glass of alcohol with a meal a day will only affect your liver more. Most spirits, such as vodka, gin, tequila, rum and whiskey, are low in carbohydrates, low in fructose and have no added sugar. Prosecco and sparkling wines are a pretty good choice for calorie-conscious drinkers, as they usually only have 11 to 12 percent alcoholic alcohol. But be careful, almost all common Prosecco from grocery stores contains between 2 and 4 carbohydrates per serving.

Manufacturers aren't required to disclose how much sugar or carbohydrates (because carbs are converted to sugars) a bottle contains, meaning you don't know exactly how much sugar you're eating after Friday night drinks. The fact that it is low in fructose does not mean that alcohol does not alter the metabolic system, blood sugar levels (as well as sugar) and the ability to process sugars, but it does. Drinking a mixture (drink) can cause your blood sugar to rise, and once you process the alcohol, your blood sugar level drops dramatically. While most unmixed alcohols contain little or no sugar, beer, whiskey, rum, or a glass of wine after work contribute to sugar intake and alter blood sugar and the ability to process sugars.

Shelley Musselman
Shelley Musselman

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