No one diet is right for everyone. Our bodies, lives, and needs are all incredibly different. As they say, "One man's meat is another man's poison." It can take time to figure out which specific diet is best for you (food journaling, elimination diets, trial-and-error... or you could hire me to help!), but luckily, there are basic principles that work for everyone.
If you don't drink, there's no reason to start. Alcohol is toxic to the liver, it's inflammatory, dehydrating, addictive, and it's far from a productive part of a weight-loss plan. That said, it's a part of our social fabric, it's fun, and it can be downright delicious (all when consumed responsibly). There are many different ways to approach consuming alcohol in a healthy way; here are some of them!