Shots For Everyone! Tequila Makes You Skinnier, Says Science

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Now that bikini season is here, the race to show off your sexy curves is ON. But working your butt off by hitting the gym is only half of the battle.

I'm not much of a drinker but after spending my days doing yoga and stretching things that weren't meant to be stretched — or watching my arms turn into spaghetti during my Zumba toning class — that bottle of wine looks pretty attractive at the end of the night.

If your version of unwinding just so happens to include a shot of tequila, we've got great news. 

According to a recent study by American Chemical Society, drinking tequila can actually help you shed those extra pounds.

Yes, you can have that drink that's been calling your name! (In moderation, of course, everything in moderation.)

Researchers found that the tequila plant contains a sweetener that not only reduces blood sugar, but makes it easier to lose weight. According to their findings, "agavins reduce glucose levels and increase GLP-1, they also increase the amount of insulin [your body makes]."

Another perk? They'll also curve your appetite.

The study goes on to say that another reason why agavins are good for you is because they are "the best sugars to help support growth of healthful microbes in the mouth and intestines"

Say goodbye to those calorie guilt trips! Boozy mornings (afternoons AND evenings) have never looked so good.

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