Research: Drinking Alcohol Sparks Eating, Leads to Weight Gain

News Radio 1200 WOAI - That pre-dinner martini could be the reason that you're gaining weight, according to a study released this week by a group of obesity doctors, and it has nothing to do with empty calories in vodka.

Texas Tech Dr. Martin Binks, who is on the board of The Obesity Society, says they have known that alcohol increases appetitive, but until now, they did not know why.

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