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Let’s talk about Alcohol and middle aged men

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/24631629/height/360/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/484848/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/4aa7e0ae-44af-4eb3-b873-3ecf634b537c/Ep_3_MIXED_FINAL.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”24631629″ height=”360″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”484848″ player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”” download_link_text=”Download Episode!” /] This week’s episode is all about alcohol. Many of us focus on various aspects of our mental and physical health but gloss over our relationship with alcohol. Most of us like a drink, and sometimes we have a bit more than we should. And as we get older, we gain weight, and a lot is down to alcohol. Alcohol has 7 calories per gram, almost the same as fat which has 9 calories per gram. And after a few drinks we then turn to snacks and junk food, we wouldn’t normally drink. And as we get older, our metabolism isn’t able to break calories down as quickly as they used to. That leads to us gaining weight.  Both David and Volker have both lost a significant amount of weight in the past by

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