Hi and welcome to Drink Fit Club. Are you on a booze break or thinking about taking one? If so, you are in the right place. Drink Fit Club is a resource for tips, motivation and information while you are on a break or not drinking for any reason or no reason. Head to the About page to learn more about DFC and its founder, Melanie Warner Spencer, journalist, editor of “Craft: The Eat Fit Guide to Zero Proof Cocktails,” yoga teacher, nap enthusiast and alcohol-free bon vivant partying without the booze in New Orleans. Get free yoga classes, learn strategies and get the scoop on what to expect at one-to-five weeks alcohol free on The Clubhouse Blog and say hi if you feel like chatting.
Edited by Melanie Warner Spencer of Drink Fit Club and written by Registered Dietitian Molly Kimball with craft cocktail master and beverage industry whiz Ethan Skaggs, “Craft: The Eat Fit Guide to Zero Proof Cocktails, is for anyone on a booze break, teetotalers or those just not drinking right now for whatever reason, or no reason. Straight out of New Orleans, this full-color book features zero proof drink recipes inspired by some of Louisiana’s most popular libations. In it, you’ll get guides to barware, bitters, glassware and everything else you need to craft a fully sensorial zero proof cocktail, this book is an essential — and beautiful — resource for every home mixologist’s library. Click here to learn more about the book and to purchase a copy for yourself or as a gift.
Recent studies on the effects of alcohol on the brain and body have determined that no amount of alcohol is safe for our health. Talk about a literal buzz kill. According to the Centers for Disease Control alcohol can lead to, “High blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, liver disease and digestive problems. Cancer of the breast, mouth, throat, esophagus, voice box, liver, colon and rectum. Weakening of the immune system, increasing the chances of getting sick. Learning and memory problems, including dementia and poor school performance.”
The good news is, taking breaks can help curb alcohol’s negative effects. That’s where Drink Fit Club comes in, arming you with accurate, up-to-date information on the effects of alcohol so you can make informed decisions and to recommend delicious alcohol alternatives, tips, strategies and all around motivation. Follow along on Facebook and Instagram and let’s party without the booze, together!