2 - Alcohol Isn't Helping Your "Dad Bod"

Whether you have a bad habit or simply like to unwind with a drink on the regular, the science is pretty clear -- Alcohol isn't helping your dad bod. Find out why you should seriously consider limiting your alcohol intake while you are on the journey to be a better parent in mind, body, and spirit. #redefiningdadbod.

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