Your article: Weight-loss expert: ‘Think before you drink’

Jayne Pitcher
Jayne Pitcher

A weight-loss expert from Pocklington is calling on people to think about how drinking affects their eating and activity habits after a new report has demonstrated a link between alcohol and excess weight.

The report by weight-loss organisation Slimming World has revealed that drinking past a personal ‘tipping point’ leads the average person in Yorkshire and the Humber to consume more than 6,700 extra calories.

And Jayne Pitcher, who runs a Slimming World group in Pocklington, says it shows that more must be done to make people aware of the effect drinking alcohol has on their diet, weight and health.

Full story in this week’s people paper (5 June).