Tequila may be the next natural weight loss miracle

If you, like so many of us, have noticed the scale tipping upward after this holiday season, I’ve got some good news for you.

The key to dropping those extra pounds may not be at the gym, but rather at your local bar.

So yes, rather than turning to endless sets with those heavy dumbbells, you might want to consider grabbing that shot glass instead. This probably sounds like music to the ears of all those who already grabbed a shot glass many times over New Year’s (me).

According to a study conducted by the American Chemical Society, the sugar that’s in tequila has actually been found to lower blood sugar in the body. Sound dubious? Well, then let me elaborate. The sugar we’re talking about is agavin, and it’s a naturally occurring sugar found in the agave plant. If you frequent smoothie shops or holistic food stores, you’ve probably come across it. Agave is often used as a sweetener alternative to sugar or honey. However, unlike other types of fructose, our body can’t actually digest agavins like it can other sugars.

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