Alcohol and calories: briefing

Weight gain is a major concern for many and is linked to a range of health problems. Many of us are taking in more calories in the form of food and drink than our bodies can use - and a major part of this is increasing levels of alcohol consumption.

Front cover of briefingThis joint BDA (British Dietetic Association) and Alcohol Concern Cymru briefing paper looks at how alcohol is contributing to increasing levels of overweight and obesity, and makes recommendations for ensuring consumers are able to make healthier choices when including alcohol in their diet.

A copy of this briefing is also available in Welsh.

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