Alcoholic beverages, which tend to be high in calories and often contain extensive fat, cholesterol and sodium, are not conducive to your weight loss goals. Therefore, we recommend that you refrain from, or limit, alcohol consumption while on the Nutrisystem program.
If you decide to have a drink, choose wisely since beverages vary in alcohol, sugar and caloric content. Wine, which contains about 100 calories per five ounces, and light/low carb beer, which contains approximately 95-100 calories per 12 ounces, are lower calorie choices.
As you move toward the Transition and Maintenance phases of your weight loss program, you can reassess your intake.