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How long after you quit drinking alcohol do you lose weight?

How long after you quit drinking alcohol do you lose weight?

But if you're able to create that 500- to 1,000-calorie deficit every day by cutting alcohol, eating a nutritious diet and exercising, you may lose a pound or two of weight in the first week after stopping drinking, according to the Mayo Clinic.

How much weight can you lose giving up alcohol?

So how quickly could you lose weight after you stop drinking? If as stated above, you are drinking 14 units of alcohol per week, at 85 calories per unit, that means you could be cutting out 1,200 calories each week.