You have surely heard of the dreaded beer belly and probably stopped drinking the brew, too. But even the glass of wine you consider not-so-sinful is actually taking you away from your weight loss goal. Experts say a moderate wine drinker consumes up to 2,000 additional calories per month. Worse, drinking slows down the body’s fat burning process. That’s because alcohol is the first thing your body burns and removes from the system before it moves on to food or other beverages, according to diet guru Robert Atkins.