It is common to hear people say they do not understand why they are not loosing weight as they don't eat much. However, the number of calories being consumed through drinks can catch a lot of people out. If you are looking to lose weight or improve body composition, it can be one of the easiest things to look at and change.
Alcohol contains 7 calories per gram and contain starches and sugars, plus also many will have additional calories with mixers. Add those calories together and the calorie content in alcoholic drinks can be fairly high. Over time all those extra calories can catch up unexpectedly for many.