"Low-carb" beer options such as Michelob Ultra, which are marketed as nutritionally advantageous, are not all they are cracked up to be, according to The Times's Body & Soul supplement. The "expert's verdict" on Michelob Ultra is that substituting two bottles for two bottles of Stella or Becks would save only 60 to 64 calories. The expert says the 16g less carb provided might make drinkers hungrier and one bite of a kebab would make up the saved calories. The Times (Body & Soul) 06/03/04 page 11

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